CSSN Scholar Matthew Lockwood analyzes the influence of right-wing populist party (RWPPs) governmental representation on climate and renewable energy policy for several countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Through an article published in The Conversation, CSSN Scholar Christian Downie addresses the change in attitudes toward leveraging support for public banks and export credit agencies, which have historically funded highly polluting sectors.
From a larger project that focuses on the Delta Smelt, CSSN Scholar Caleb Scoville conducts a study highlighting the importance of scientists in shaping environmental law and the construction of legal compliance.
By analyzing the Environmental Protection Agency through longitudinal data, CSSN Scholar Loredana Loy explores how governmental experts balance the growing politicization in advocating for climate action policy.
CSSN Scholar Benjamin Leffel conducted a study that explores how polycentric systems of normative expertise and political-economic forces have contributed to the reduction in urban greenhouse gas emissions globally.
In efforts to maximize the efficiency of the clean electricity transition in North America, the CSSN State Politics Working Group Co-Chair Joshua A. Basseches conducted a study that focuses on analyzing the existing policy landscape across both sides of the U.S.-Canada border while showing how renewable portfolio standards (RPS) have the potential to impact cross-border transmission.
A recent study co-authored by CSSN Scholar Saffron O'Neil is the first to examine Reddit's climate change discourse, by analyzing the platform's communities, information sources, and architecture, among other points of interest.
CSSN's Director of Research and member of the Global Census of Climate Obstruction Organizations working group, Dr. Robert Brulle volunteered as an outside reviewer for the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report and gave his take on the IPCC's statement for an article published by The Washington Post.
CSSN Scholar Benjamin Franta was recently featured in an article published by Grist, that focuses on how the oil industry has steered climate-related conversations toward debates about economic efficiency rather than the effects of inaction.
A recent NPR article highlights how misinformation has made way for anti-renewable groups and affected decisions over renewable projects. CSSN Scholar Leah Stokes was referenced in the article stating that anti-renewable Facebook groups have increasingly spread the dangers of misinformation which primarily impact communities of color.
A study co-authored by CSSN Scholar Bernhard Forchtner investigates the environmental communication shared by the European Parliament's far-right through an analysis of the ideology's acceptance and skepticism of climate change.