Amelia’s PhD topic explored decision-making by public policymakers in relation to climate change. She is especially interested in the role that climate scepticism plays in shaping public policy debates and decisions over climate change.
Amelia is the recipient of an LSE PhD scholarship and is supervised by Dr Richard Perkins.
Amelia has a Master of Science (MSc) (Distinction) in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy from the University of Oxford, in addition to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Master of Arts (MA) (Hons) in Geography from the University of Auckland.
Amelia has worked as a Senior Policy Advisor at the New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development and as a Sustainability Specialist for the International Hydropower Association.
- Climate scepticism;
- Evidence-based policy;
- Uncertainty and controversy in political decision-making.
- Climate stories: Why do climate scientists and sceptical voices participate in the climate debate?
11 Apr 2016. Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth
- Labeling opinions in the climate debate: a critical review
19 Feb 2015. Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth
- Mapping the climate sceptical blogosphere
6 Apr 2014. Amelia Sharman
- Evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence gathering? Biofuels, the EU and the 10% target
18 Mar 2010. Amelia Sharman