Library Element Report

Citizens’ Climate Assemblies: Understanding public deliberation for climate policy

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Cherry, C.E., Capstick, S., Demski, C., Mellier, C., Stone, L. & Verfuerth, C. (2021) Citizens' climate assemblies: Understanding public deliberation for climate policy. Cardiff: The Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations.

This report presents an in-depth analysis of climate deliberation, focussed on the UK’s national Climate Assembly, France’s Convention Citoyenne, and regional UK processes


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Key findings, project recommendations and report overview 
  • CHAPTER 1: Why Climate Assemblies matter 
  • CHAPTER 2: Structuring climate deliberation: the role of scope, framing and design
  • CHAPTER 3: Conditions of acceptance for a successful a net-zero transition 
  • CHAPTER 4: Perceptions of climate change: the views of assembly members 
  • CHAPTER 5: Comparing the Climate Assembly UK and the Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat
  • CHAPTER 6: Exploring measure development the Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat's
  • CHAPTER 7: Local citizen assemblies (and juries) on climate change in the UK 

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