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Research Interests Kostas is an Environmental Social scientist with an interdisciplinary academic background . Through his research he aims to further understand how our social contexts influence our environmental behaviours and beliefs around climate change. His current research focuses on public acceptance of decarbonisation technologies, and more specifically Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage technologies. His current research is funded by the European Union through the Horizon2020 Research and Innovation programme. Kostas has experience working with both qualitative and quantitative methods, and his research is often informed by theories stemming from social psychology. He is a big advocate of parks and green spaces for their role in peoples' wellbeing and environmental behaviours. In the past he has conducted research on leisure, environmental behaviours and local parks. He also sits on the board of the World Parks Academy.