This Climate Social Science Network research report analyses the Mises Institute Network, a network of ultra-libertarian groups active around the world, and their role in organised obstruction of climate action. The briefing reviews the origins, history, global distribution and climate-related output of 31 Mises Institutes between 2000 and 2021.
Scholars are just beginning to unearth the complex network of organizations built to block climate action. This brief primer points out the history of climate opposition, ten key players, their playbook, and how they interact to influence the media and political agenda.
In anticipation of the March 25th release of the National Academies report on solar geoengineering, this brief CSSN primer outlines three areas of key questions to ask about any effort to advance solar geoengineering research using public funds.