Climate change: Why do social sciences matter?

Climate change is an urgent environmental and social challenge. Social, political, and economic drivers - and ultimately human behaviour - are all significant contributors to climate change, meaning that the social sciences are crucial to tackling the challenges of the climate crisis.

Oxford’s social sciences researchers are working across a range of disciplines and in collaboration with climate scientists to contribute to global efforts on climate change, including the some of the biggest challenges presented by climate change – and some you may not have thought of. 

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