Dr Saffron O'Neill
Associate Professor in Geography

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Key publications



O'Neill SJ, Graham S (2016). (En)visioning place-based adaptation to sea-level rise. Geo: Geography and Environment, 3(2), e00028-e00028. Full text. DOI.
O'Neill S, Williams HP, Kurz T, Wiersma B, Boykoff M (2015). Dominant frames in legacy and social media coverage of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Nature Climate Change, 5, 380-385. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Smith N (2014). Climate change and visual imagery. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 5(1), 73-87. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
O'Neill SJ (2013). Image matters: Climate change imagery in US, UK and Australian newspapers. Geoforum, 49, 10-19. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Boykoff M, Niemeyer S, Day SA (2013). On the use of imagery for climate change engagement. Global Environmental Change, 23(2), 413-421. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill S (2012). Islands, resettlement and adaptation. Nature Climate Change 2, 8-10.

Publications by category


Books

Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2012). Engaging the public with climate change: Behaviour change and communication. Abstract. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2012). Introduction: Opportunities for and barriers to engaging individuals with climate change. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2011). Engaging the public with climate change: Communication and beahviour change., Earthscan / James & James. Abstract.

Journal articles

Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (In Press). Climate change or social change? Debate within, amongst and beyond disciplines. Environment and Planning A(43), 258-261. Abstract.
O'Neill SJ, Graham S (2016). (En)visioning place-based adaptation to sea-level rise. Geo: Geography and Environment, 3(2), e00028-e00028. Full text. DOI.
Handmer J, O'Neill S (2016). Examining bushfire policy in action: Preparedness and behaviour in the 2009 Black Saturday fires. Environmental Science and Policy, 63, 55-62. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
O'Neill S, Williams HP, Kurz T, Wiersma B, Boykoff M (2015). Dominant frames in legacy and social media coverage of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Nature Climate Change, 5, 380-385. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Smith N (2014). Climate change and visual imagery. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 5(1), 73-87. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Guy S, Kashima Y, Walker I, O'Neill S (2014). Investigating the effects of knowledge and ideology on climate change beliefs. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44(5), 421-429. Abstract. DOI.
Guy S, Kashima Y, Walker I, O'Neill S (2013). Comparing the atmosphere to a bathtub: Effectiveness of analogy for reasoning about accumulation. Climatic Change, 121(4), 579-594. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ (2013). Image matters: Climate change imagery in US, UK and Australian newspapers. Geoforum, 49, 10-19. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill SJ (2013). Minimising the risk of maladaptation: a framework for analysis. , 87-93. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Boykoff M, Niemeyer S, Day SA (2013). On the use of imagery for climate change engagement. Global Environmental Change, 23(2), 413-421. Abstract. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2013). Public engagement with climate change: What do we know and where do we go from here?. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 9(1), 7-25. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O Neill S, Waller S, Rogers S (2013). Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity. , 37-49. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill S (2012). Islands, resettlement and adaptation. Nature Climate Change 2, 8-10.
O'Neill S, Handmer J (2012). Responding to bushfire risk: the need for transformative adaptation. Environmental Research Letters(7). Abstract. DOI.
Hulme M, O'Neill SJ, Dessai S (2011). Climate change. Is weather event attribution necessary for adaptation funding?. Science, 334(6057), 764-765. Author URL. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2011). Commentary. Environment and Planning A, 43(2), 258-261. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, Seyfang G, O'Neill S (2011). Public engagement with carbon and climate change: to what extent is the public 'carbon capable'?. Global Environmental Change, 21(1), 56-65. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Boykoff M (2010). Climate denier, skeptic, or contrarian?. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(39). DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Hulme M, Turnpenny J, Screen JA (2010). Disciplines, geography, and gender in the framing of climate change. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91(8), 997-1002. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2010). Green identity, green living? the role of pro-environmental self-identity in determining consistency across diverse pro-environmental behaviours. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30(3), 305-314. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill S (2010). Maladaptation. Global Environmental Change, 211-213.
O'Neill SJ, Hulme M (2009). An iconic approach for representing climate change. Global Environmental Change, 19(4), 402-410. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill S, Nicholson-Cole S (2009). Fear won't do it: promoting positive engagement with climate change through imagery and icons. Science Communication, 355-379.
Ockwell D, Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2009). Reorienting climate change communication for effective mitigation: Forcing people to be green or fostering grass-roots engagement?. Science Communication, 30(3), 305-327. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Osborn TJ, Hulme M, Lorenzoni I, Watkinson AR (2008). Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology, 45(6), 1649-1659. Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

O'Neill S, Boykoff M (2012). The role of new media in engaging the public with climate change. In  (Ed) Engaging the Public with Climate Change: Behaviour Change and Communication, 233-251. DOI.
O'Neill S, Boykoff M (2011). The role of new media in engaging individuals with climate change. In Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (Eds.) Engaging the public with climate change: Communication and behaviour change, London: Earthscan, 233-251.  Abstract.
Ockwell D, O'Neill S, Whitmarsh L (2010). Behavioural insights: motivating individual emissions cuts through communication. In Lever-Tracy C (Ed) Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society, Routledge, 341-350.  Abstract.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Seyfang G, Lorenzoni I (2009). Carbon capability. In Stibbe A (Ed) The handbook of sustainability literacy, UK: Green Books, 124-129.  Abstract.

Reports

Butler C, Walker-Springett K, Adger WN, Evans L, O'Neill S (2016). Social and Political Dynamics of Flood Risk, Recovery and Response.A Report of the Findings of the Winter Floods Project. Exeter, University of Exeter. Full text.
Handmer J, O'Neill S, Killalea D (2010). Review of fatalities in the February 7th 2009 bushfires: a report prepared for the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University and Bushfire CRC. Abstract.

Publications by year



In Press

Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (In Press). Climate change or social change? Debate within, amongst and beyond disciplines. Environment and Planning A(43), 258-261. Abstract.

2016

O'Neill SJ, Graham S (2016). (En)visioning place-based adaptation to sea-level rise. Geo: Geography and Environment, 3(2), e00028-e00028. Full text. DOI.
Handmer J, O'Neill S (2016). Examining bushfire policy in action: Preparedness and behaviour in the 2009 Black Saturday fires. Environmental Science and Policy, 63, 55-62. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Butler C, Walker-Springett K, Adger WN, Evans L, O'Neill S (2016). Social and Political Dynamics of Flood Risk, Recovery and Response.A Report of the Findings of the Winter Floods Project. Exeter, University of Exeter. Full text.

2015

O'Neill S, Williams HP, Kurz T, Wiersma B, Boykoff M (2015). Dominant frames in legacy and social media coverage of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report. Nature Climate Change, 5, 380-385. Abstract. DOI.

2014

O'Neill SJ, Smith N (2014). Climate change and visual imagery. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 5(1), 73-87. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Guy S, Kashima Y, Walker I, O'Neill S (2014). Investigating the effects of knowledge and ideology on climate change beliefs. European Journal of Social Psychology, 44(5), 421-429. Abstract. DOI.

2013

Guy S, Kashima Y, Walker I, O'Neill S (2013). Comparing the atmosphere to a bathtub: Effectiveness of analogy for reasoning about accumulation. Climatic Change, 121(4), 579-594. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ (2013). Image matters: Climate change imagery in US, UK and Australian newspapers. Geoforum, 49, 10-19. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill SJ (2013). Minimising the risk of maladaptation: a framework for analysis. , 87-93. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Boykoff M, Niemeyer S, Day SA (2013). On the use of imagery for climate change engagement. Global Environmental Change, 23(2), 413-421. Abstract. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2013). Public engagement with climate change: What do we know and where do we go from here?. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 9(1), 7-25. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O Neill S, Waller S, Rogers S (2013). Reducing the risk of maladaptation in response to sea-level rise and urban water scarcity. , 37-49. DOI.

2012

Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2012). Engaging the public with climate change: Behaviour change and communication. Abstract. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2012). Introduction: Opportunities for and barriers to engaging individuals with climate change. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill S (2012). Islands, resettlement and adaptation. Nature Climate Change 2, 8-10.
O'Neill S, Handmer J (2012). Responding to bushfire risk: the need for transformative adaptation. Environmental Research Letters(7). Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill S, Boykoff M (2012). The role of new media in engaging the public with climate change. In  (Ed) Engaging the Public with Climate Change: Behaviour Change and Communication, 233-251. DOI.

2011

Hulme M, O'Neill SJ, Dessai S (2011). Climate change. Is weather event attribution necessary for adaptation funding?. Science, 334(6057), 764-765. Author URL. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2011). Commentary. Environment and Planning A, 43(2), 258-261. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (2011). Engaging the public with climate change: Communication and beahviour change., Earthscan / James & James. Abstract.
Whitmarsh L, Seyfang G, O'Neill S (2011). Public engagement with carbon and climate change: to what extent is the public 'carbon capable'?. Global Environmental Change, 21(1), 56-65. Abstract. DOI.
O'Neill S, Boykoff M (2011). The role of new media in engaging individuals with climate change. In Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Lorenzoni I (Eds.) Engaging the public with climate change: Communication and behaviour change, London: Earthscan, 233-251.  Abstract.

2010

Ockwell D, O'Neill S, Whitmarsh L (2010). Behavioural insights: motivating individual emissions cuts through communication. In Lever-Tracy C (Ed) Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society, Routledge, 341-350.  Abstract.
O'Neill SJ, Boykoff M (2010). Climate denier, skeptic, or contrarian?. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(39). DOI.
O'Neill SJ, Hulme M, Turnpenny J, Screen JA (2010). Disciplines, geography, and gender in the framing of climate change. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 91(8), 997-1002. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2010). Green identity, green living? the role of pro-environmental self-identity in determining consistency across diverse pro-environmental behaviours. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30(3), 305-314. Abstract. DOI.
Barnett J, O'Neill S (2010). Maladaptation. Global Environmental Change, 211-213.
Handmer J, O'Neill S, Killalea D (2010). Review of fatalities in the February 7th 2009 bushfires: a report prepared for the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission. Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission, Centre for Risk and Community Safety, RMIT University and Bushfire CRC. Abstract.

2009

O'Neill SJ, Hulme M (2009). An iconic approach for representing climate change. Global Environmental Change, 19(4), 402-410. Abstract. DOI.
Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S, Seyfang G, Lorenzoni I (2009). Carbon capability. In Stibbe A (Ed) The handbook of sustainability literacy, UK: Green Books, 124-129.  Abstract.
O'Neill S, Nicholson-Cole S (2009). Fear won't do it: promoting positive engagement with climate change through imagery and icons. Science Communication, 355-379.
Ockwell D, Whitmarsh L, O'Neill S (2009). Reorienting climate change communication for effective mitigation: Forcing people to be green or fostering grass-roots engagement?. Science Communication, 30(3), 305-327. Abstract. DOI.

2008

O'Neill SJ, Osborn TJ, Hulme M, Lorenzoni I, Watkinson AR (2008). Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology, 45(6), 1649-1659. Abstract. DOI.