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Analysis: PR Firms a Dominant Force in Obstructing Climate Action
New research from CSSN Director of Research Robert Brulle and Cartie Werthman finds public relations firms are a major force in U.S. climate change obstruction
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CSSN Scholars in the News at COP 26
CSSN scholars were widely cited in news stories about COP 26 in Glasgow and its implications
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The far Right has moved from climate denial to obstructing climate action
CSSN scholar Bernhard Forchtner writes for Open Democracy about how far-Right parties have changed their approach to climate obstruction.
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CSSN experts at COP 26
Scholars from the Climate Social Science Network are attending COP 26 in Glasgow and are available for media interviews.
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This is how climate skeptics spread false information online
CSSN scholar Martin Hultman is interviewed on SVT about how climate skeptics spread false information online
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Climate Social Science Network Announces Climate Obstruction Research Grant Recipients
CSSN announces its first series of grants for social science research into the structural, political, and institutional dynamics of climate change politics
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Big Oil’s ‘Wokewashing’ is the New Climate Science Denialism
CSSN scholars Robert Brulle, William Lamb, and Timmons Roberts are featured in the Guardian on Big Oil's new obstruction tactics.
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Climate Social Science Network Announces Reporting Fellows
The Climate Social Science Network announces its inaugural journalism fellows, Kate Aronoff and Taylor Kate Brown
Climate Change: The New Normal Is Not Yet Here
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Climate Change: The New Normal Is Not Yet Here
What used to be predictions of ‘what could happen in a warmer world’ are now our lived reality. Now the question is: how much worse will the extremes get? Article by CSSN Scholar Prakash Kashwan with coauthors Anji Seth and Mark Urban.
People keep moving to the worst places for climate risk
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People keep moving to the worst places for climate risk
In an article in Fast Company, CSSN Scholar Jesse Keenan argues that domestic climate migration could exacerbate poverty in concentrated areas if the federal government does not play a greater role.
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The era of loss and damage from climate change is upon us
CSSN Scholar Saleemul Huq calls for action on loss and damage—from improving disaster response to increasing funding for developing countries—in the lead up to COP26.
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Economic Reality Is Dragging Russia Toward Climate Acceptance
Could Russia be changing course on climate change? CSSN scholar Indra Overland offers insights on initial steps the country might take on climate.
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A Climate Emergency: What the IPCC Report Means for Africa
CSSN scholar Oluwaseun Oguntuase writes about the implications of the new IPCC report for the African continent, and how anticipated climate impacts relate to global inequality.
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Fossil fuel misinformation may sideline one of the most important climate change reports ever released
CSSN scholar Christian Downie warns about the power of climate misinformation campaigns to undermine the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) findings and governments that continue to ignore the science.
New polling shows support for Biden clean energy goals
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New polling shows support for Biden clean energy goals
Axios covers a new poll conducted by CSSN Scholar Matto Mildenberger and coauthors showing widespread support for federal action to reach a 100% clean energy grid.