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  • Report
  • 25th Jan 2023

How to build a Net Zero society

Tackling climate change is not only a moral and legal obligation but is the growth opportunity of the 21st century and is backed by huge public support

  • Blog
  • 25th Jan 2023

New flagship report: How to build a Net Zero society

Delivery of Net Zero isn’t just a technological or economic challenge. It represents and ultimately relies on social transformation.

  • Blog
  • 3rd Jan 2023

New survey shows a UK energy-saving campaign is much needed

As the Northern Hemisphere’s heating season continues amid the biggest energy crisis since the 1970s, BIT conducted a survey with 2,022 UK home-owners and renters on views of energy saving

  • Blog
  • 8th Nov 2022

What is COP27 missing?

Behavioural strategies can and must play a major role in decarbonising our economies

  • Blog
  • 1st Nov 2022

Five ways to cut your energy bill that actually work

We’ve been reviewing the evidence and have identified five actions households can take that will have meaningful impacts on their energy usage

  • Blog
  • 13th Oct 2022

Should banks encourage green behaviours?

Given the wealth of data they hold, banks are very well placed to provide timely and personalised advice on sustainability of purchases

  • Blog
  • 2nd Aug 2022

A fine or a nudge? Charging for plastic bags works and is an interesting behavioural case study

The average shopper in UK major supermarkets now uses around three plastic bags per year, compared to 140 back in 2014

  • Blog
  • 27th Jun 2022

How can we boost uptake of heat pumps beyond the effect of subsidies?

Heat pumps are a far more eco-friendly way to heat our homes, however expensive installation and running costs pose major barriers to their adoption.

  • Blog
  • 13th Apr 2022

The role of behaviour-change in the race to Net Zero

Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 3 released its sixth assessment report (AR6). Coming around every 6-8 years these hefty tomes summarise the state of climate knowledge from the scientific community, and this one is all about solutions. Since we’ll be pushing 2030 by the…

  • Blog
  • 9th Mar 2022

How much are we willing to pay to make home heating greener?

When it comes to reducing emissions from the way people heat their homes (home heating is currently responsible for around 14% of UK emissions), the UK government (alongside many other countries) is betting a lot on heat pumps. We tried to understand how willing UK householders are to adopt a…