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Rachel Coxcoon

Research student

Rachel Coxcoon

Lancaster University

LEC Building

LA1 4YQ

Lancaster

Research overview

Rachel is undertaking doctoral research focused on understanding how socio-economic differences and political outlooks affect how people engage with the net-zero transition. From this, Rachel aims to develop nuanced engagement processes that reflect differences in underlying world views.

Rachel is also an elected member for Cotswold District Council, where she is Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Forward Planning. She provides training and strategic support to other local councils through her consultancy, ClimateGuide. Rachel was previously based at Bristol's Centre for Sustainable Energy, leading the organisation’s work with communities and local government.