Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Interacting with members of the public to discu...

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Published

Standard

Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events. / Kluczkovski, A.; Cook, J.; Downie, H.F.; Fletcher, A.; McLoughlin, L.; Markwick, A.; Bridle, S.L.; Reynolds, C.J.; Rivera, X.S.; Martindale, W.; Frankowska, A.; Moraes, M.M.; Birkett, A.J.; Summerton, S.; Green, R.; Fennell, J.T.; Smith, P.; Ingram, J.; Langley, I.; Yates, L.; Ajagun-Brauns, J.

In: Sustainability, Vol. 12, No. 6, 17.03.2020, p. 1-21.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

Harvard

Kluczkovski, A, Cook, J, Downie, HF, Fletcher, A, McLoughlin, L, Markwick, A, Bridle, SL, Reynolds, CJ, Rivera, XS, Martindale, W, Frankowska, A, Moraes, MM, Birkett, AJ, Summerton, S, Green, R, Fennell, JT, Smith, P, Ingram, J, Langley, I, Yates, L & Ajagun-Brauns, J 2020, 'Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events', Sustainability, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12062323

APA

Kluczkovski, A., Cook, J., Downie, H. F., Fletcher, A., McLoughlin, L., Markwick, A., Bridle, S. L., Reynolds, C. J., Rivera, X. S., Martindale, W., Frankowska, A., Moraes, M. M., Birkett, A. J., Summerton, S., Green, R., Fennell, J. T., Smith, P., Ingram, J., Langley, I., ... Ajagun-Brauns, J. (2020). Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events. Sustainability, 12(6), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12062323

Vancouver

Kluczkovski A, Cook J, Downie HF, Fletcher A, McLoughlin L, Markwick A et al. Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events. Sustainability. 2020 Mar 17;12(6):1-21. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12062323

Author

Kluczkovski, A. ; Cook, J. ; Downie, H.F. ; Fletcher, A. ; McLoughlin, L. ; Markwick, A. ; Bridle, S.L. ; Reynolds, C.J. ; Rivera, X.S. ; Martindale, W. ; Frankowska, A. ; Moraes, M.M. ; Birkett, A.J. ; Summerton, S. ; Green, R. ; Fennell, J.T. ; Smith, P. ; Ingram, J. ; Langley, I. ; Yates, L. ; Ajagun-Brauns, J. / Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events. In: Sustainability. 2020 ; Vol. 12, No. 6. pp. 1-21.

Bibtex

@article{2ac65ebe8fca4615b5cefaeb5791d327,
title = "Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events",
abstract = "Food systems contribute to up to 37% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and emissions are increasing. Since the emissions vary greatly between different foods, citizens' choices can make a big difference to climate change. Public engagement events are opportunities to communicate these complex issues: to raise awareness about the impact of citizens' own food choices on climate change and to generate support for changes in all food system activities, the food environment and food policy. This article summarises findings from our 'Take a Bite Out of Climate Change' stand at two UK outreach activities during July 2019. We collected engagement information in three main ways: (1) individuals were invited to complete a qualitative evaluation questionnaire comprising of four questions that gauged the person's interests, perceptions of food choices and attitudes towards climate change; (2) an online multiple-choice questionnaire asking about eating habits and awareness/concerns; and (3) a token drop voting activity where visitors answered the question: 'Do you consider greenhouse gases when choosing food?' Our results indicate whether or not people learnt about the environmental impacts of food (effectiveness), how likely they are to move towards a more climate-friendly diet (behavioural change), and how to gather information more effectively at this type of event. {\textcopyright} 2020 by authors.",
keywords = "Behaviour change, Diet, GHGE (greenhouse gas emissions), Learning tools, Public engagement, Science outreach",
author = "A. Kluczkovski and J. Cook and H.F. Downie and A. Fletcher and L. McLoughlin and A. Markwick and S.L. Bridle and C.J. Reynolds and X.S. Rivera and W. Martindale and A. Frankowska and M.M. Moraes and A.J. Birkett and S. Summerton and R. Green and J.T. Fennell and P. Smith and J. Ingram and I. Langley and L. Yates and J. Ajagun-Brauns",
year = "2020",
month = mar,
day = "17",
doi = "10.3390/su12062323",
language = "English",
volume = "12",
pages = "1--21",
journal = "Sustainability",
issn = "2071-1050",
publisher = "MDPI AG",
number = "6",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Interacting with members of the public to discuss the impact of food choices on climate change-experiences from two UK public engagement events

AU - Kluczkovski, A.

AU - Cook, J.

AU - Downie, H.F.

AU - Fletcher, A.

AU - McLoughlin, L.

AU - Markwick, A.

AU - Bridle, S.L.

AU - Reynolds, C.J.

AU - Rivera, X.S.

AU - Martindale, W.

AU - Frankowska, A.

AU - Moraes, M.M.

AU - Birkett, A.J.

AU - Summerton, S.

AU - Green, R.

AU - Fennell, J.T.

AU - Smith, P.

AU - Ingram, J.

AU - Langley, I.

AU - Yates, L.

AU - Ajagun-Brauns, J.

PY - 2020/3/17

Y1 - 2020/3/17

N2 - Food systems contribute to up to 37% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and emissions are increasing. Since the emissions vary greatly between different foods, citizens' choices can make a big difference to climate change. Public engagement events are opportunities to communicate these complex issues: to raise awareness about the impact of citizens' own food choices on climate change and to generate support for changes in all food system activities, the food environment and food policy. This article summarises findings from our 'Take a Bite Out of Climate Change' stand at two UK outreach activities during July 2019. We collected engagement information in three main ways: (1) individuals were invited to complete a qualitative evaluation questionnaire comprising of four questions that gauged the person's interests, perceptions of food choices and attitudes towards climate change; (2) an online multiple-choice questionnaire asking about eating habits and awareness/concerns; and (3) a token drop voting activity where visitors answered the question: 'Do you consider greenhouse gases when choosing food?' Our results indicate whether or not people learnt about the environmental impacts of food (effectiveness), how likely they are to move towards a more climate-friendly diet (behavioural change), and how to gather information more effectively at this type of event. © 2020 by authors.

AB - Food systems contribute to up to 37% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and emissions are increasing. Since the emissions vary greatly between different foods, citizens' choices can make a big difference to climate change. Public engagement events are opportunities to communicate these complex issues: to raise awareness about the impact of citizens' own food choices on climate change and to generate support for changes in all food system activities, the food environment and food policy. This article summarises findings from our 'Take a Bite Out of Climate Change' stand at two UK outreach activities during July 2019. We collected engagement information in three main ways: (1) individuals were invited to complete a qualitative evaluation questionnaire comprising of four questions that gauged the person's interests, perceptions of food choices and attitudes towards climate change; (2) an online multiple-choice questionnaire asking about eating habits and awareness/concerns; and (3) a token drop voting activity where visitors answered the question: 'Do you consider greenhouse gases when choosing food?' Our results indicate whether or not people learnt about the environmental impacts of food (effectiveness), how likely they are to move towards a more climate-friendly diet (behavioural change), and how to gather information more effectively at this type of event. © 2020 by authors.

KW - Behaviour change

KW - Diet

KW - GHGE (greenhouse gas emissions)

KW - Learning tools

KW - Public engagement

KW - Science outreach

U2 - 10.3390/su12062323

DO - 10.3390/su12062323

M3 - Journal article

VL - 12

SP - 1

EP - 21

JO - Sustainability

JF - Sustainability

SN - 2071-1050

IS - 6

ER -