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Potential obstruction of climate change mitigation through ISO standard on radiative forcing management
In the very first CSSN position paper, CSSN Scholar Ina Möller explores the repercussions of a possible international standard for climate cooling particles.
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“America Misled”
CSSN Scholars John Cook, Geoffrey Supran, and Stephan Lewandowsky, with Naomi Oreskes and Ed Maibach authored "America Misled," a look into the fossil fuel industry's extensive history of misinformation on climate change and the strategies used to propagate said misinformation.
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Shell case puts spotlight on energy groups’ role in climate change
CSSN Scholar Joana Setzer is featured in Financial Times by Anjli Raval, discussing the increasing frequency of high-profile climate litigation.
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“Early oil industry disinformation on global warming”
CSSN Director of Accountability Research Benjamin Franta authored a briefing conveying climate obstruction actors, such as the American Petroleum Institute, engaging in disinformation about global warming earlier than previously thought.
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Global climate action needs trusted finance data
CSSN Executive Director Timmons Roberts and CSSN Scholar Saleemul Huq are featured in a Nature editorial, discussing the difficulties of impartial climate finance data.
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Climate wars sweep courts as Biden eyes bold emissions cuts
CSSN scholar Joana Setzer is featured in ClimateWire, discussing the latest on global youth-led climate litigation cases.
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PR Firms Are Being Shamed For Helping Fossil Fuel Companies ‘Green’ Their Image
CSSN Director of Research Robert Brulle and CSSN Scholar Melissa Aronczyk quoted on their research into PR firms' facilitation of climate denial campaigns by Amy Westervelt.
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How We Win on Climate Change – Christian Downie, TEDxTalk
CSSN Scholar Christian Downie discusses the politics of climate change, their effect on climate action, and how they can be harnessed advantageously to address climate change.
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The fossil fuel industry wants you to believe it’s good for people of color
CSSN Scholars Leah Stokes and Kyle Whyte quoted by Sammy Roth on the fossil fuel industry's disproportionate impact on BIPOC communities in the United States.
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DonorsTrust supports plutocracy, not democracy
CSSN Director of Research Robert J. Brulle wrote an article in the Providence Journal discussing how anonymous donor-advised funds, specifically Donors Trust, undermine democracy through exerting influence on the political process.
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More Heat than Life: The Tangled Roots of Ecology, Energy, and Economics
CSSN Scholar Jeremy Walker makes an increasingly relevant contribution to knowledge on the mutual histories of ecology, economics, and energy in "More Heat than Life: The Tangled Roots of Ecology, Energy, and Economics." He illuminates contemporary aporias in the conduct of energy, climate and environmental policy and scrutinizes the metaphorical affinities that both disciplines have derived from the ‘hard sciences’ in terms of the social values encoded therein.
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When ‘Creatives’ Turn Destructive: Image-Makers and the Climate Crisis
CSSN Director of Research Robert J. Brulle is cited in Bill McKibben's New Yorker piece on public relations and advertising firms' role in promoting fossil fuels.
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“Animal Agriculture and Climate Change in the US and UK Elite Media: Volume, Responsibilities, Cases and Solutions”
Environmental Communication published "Animal Agriculture and Climate Change in the US and UK Elite Media: Volume, Responsibilities, Cases and Solutions" by Silje Kristiansen, CSSN Scholar James Painter, and Meghan Shea. The authors discuss approaches to addressing the disparity in media coverage and accuracy of the agriculture industry's contributions to climate change.
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115 Amazon lobbyists. 1 works on climate
CSSN Director of Research Robert J. Brulle quoted by Corbin Hiar on Amazon's climate lobbying efforts in "115 Amazon lobbyists. 1 works one climate," published by E&E News.
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One Day After The Election, The US Has Officially Pulled Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement
Zahra Hirji discusses the potential future of US climate policy with a Trump presidency as well as a Biden presidency.