Rebecca Willis

PhD student

Research Overview

I focus on environment, climate and energy policy. My current ESRC-funded research looks at UK politicians' treatment of climate change, and is a joint project between Lancaster University and Green Alliance.

Constructing a 'representative claim' for action on climate change: Evidence from interviews with politicians
Willis, R. 6/02/2018 In: Political Studies.
Journal article

How Members of Parliament Understand and Respond to Climate Change
Willis, R. 12/09/2017 In: The Sociological Review.
Journal article

Taming the climate?: corpus analysis of politicians' speech on climate change
Willis, R. 03/2017 In: Environmental Politics. 26, 2, p. 212-231. 20 p.
Journal article

Cultures of Community Energy: International Case Studies
Willis, R., Simcock, N., Capener, P. 2016
Other contribution

Energy Mentoring: Lessons for Government
Willis, R. 2015
Other contribution

Paris 2015: Getting a global agreement on climate change
Willis, R. 2014 Green Alliance. ISBN: 978-1-909980-18-1 .
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A Community Energy Revolution
Willis, R. 2013 In: Making it Mutual. ResPublica
Chapter

Co-operative Renewable Energy in the UK: A guide to this growing sector
Willis, R., Willis, J. 2011 Co-operatives UK.
Book

Demanding Less: Why we need a new politics of energy
Willis, R., Eyre, N. 2011 Green Alliance. ISBN: 978-1-905869-52-7.
Book

Low-Carbon Lake District: Responding to climate change in the National Park
Willis, R. 2008 Lake District National Park Authority.
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The Proximity Principle: Why we are living too far apart
Willis, R. 2008 CPRE.
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The Disrupters: Lessons for low-carbon innovation from the new wave of environmental pioneers
Willis, R., Webb, M., Wilsdon, J. 2007 NESTA.
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A Green Living Initiative: Helping householders to achieve environmental goals
Dresner, S., Ekins, P., Willis, R. 2006 London : Policy Studies Institute. ISBN: 0954975758.
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Grid 2.0: The Next Generation
Willis, R. 2006 Green Alliance. ISBN: 0 9549757 7 4.
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See-through Science: Why public engagement needs to move upstream
Wilsdon, J., Willis, R. 2004 DEMOS. 69 p. ISBN: 1841801305.
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From Bio to Nano and Beyond: A progressive agenda for technology, risk and the environment
Willis, R., James, W. 2003 In: The Progressive Manifesto. London : Polity Press ISBN: 0745632955.
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Mind over Matter: Greening the new economy
Willis, R. 2001 In: Digital Futures. London : Earthscan ISBN: 1853838985.
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