Prof. Matthew Hornsey has published over 200 papers, mostly on themes of intergroup communication, trust, and sustainability. His most recent work focuses on understanding (and reducing) people’s motivations to reject scientific consensus, including the psychology of vaccination and climate skepticism. He is currently an ARC Laureate Fellow, working with a team of multidisciplinary scholars to anticipate and defuse obstacles to rapid decarbonisation of the global economy.
Although we know what needs to be done to stop man-made climate change, we remain inactive. How can we overcome inaction? That‘s what we want to talk about with you and our guest.