Travelling towards 2050:

Climate change, storytelling and the future of travel

 
 
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What will travel in 2050 look like?

See how participants described travel in the year 2050.

 
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Are stories a good way to communicate about climate change?

This study explored the impact that reading a short story or textbook-styled intervention had on participants’ expectations of future travel.  

 
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Are people less worried about climate change because it is thought to be a future problem?

This study investigated whether a person’s ability to visualize the future (year 2050), their personal optimism, and their technological optimism influences their levels of concern about climate change.