CSSN Request for Proposals: Climate Change Politics Outside the United States and Canada

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CSSN Request for Proposals: Climate Change Politics Outside the United States and Canada
The Climate Social Science Network announces its interest in fostering research and other activities to enhance our understanding of the cultural, institutional, and political dimensions of climate change politics in nations outside the United States and Canada, especially in the Global South and non-Western countries. 
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CSSN Request for Proposals: Essays on Climate Obstruction in Europe
The Climate Social Science Network announces its interest in commissioning essays summarizing climate obstruction efforts in Europe. 
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Event: Climate Obstruction at the State Level as the Inflation Reduction Act Moves to Implementation
CSSN scholars will share opportunities and challenges for states, and how will climate obstructionists may try to derail action
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Climate Social Science Network Announces Fall 2022 Postdoctoral Fellow Jared Heern
Dr. Heern will lead a research project about partisanship, public utility commissions, and net-metering efforts. 
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Videos: Global Climate Governance In The Face Of Obstruction Conference
Recordings from the Global Climate Governance In The Face Of Obstruction conference held on June 8-10, 2022
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Economic framing dominates climate policy reporting: a fifty-state analysis
In analyzing coverage of renewable portfolio standards in 50 U.S. states, a study by Ann Garth and Timmons Roberts finds that the vast majority of coverage used an economic frame to cover the policies.
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CSSN Position Paper: Net Zero, Carbon Removal and the Limitations of Carbon Offsetting
A position paper from CSSN's Working Group on Net Zero provides an overview of key concepts and questions regarding net zero emissions targets and the proposed role of carbon offsets to help meet them.
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CSSN and DIE Conference: Global Climate Governance in the Face of Obstruction
On June 8-10, a virtual conference co-hosted by the Climate Social Science Network and German Development Institute will explore global obstruction of climate action.
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Climate Social Science Network Announces Climate Obstruction Research Grant Recipients
The Climate Social Science Network announces its second series of grants for social science research into the structural, political, and institutional dynamics of climate change politics.
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CSSN Research Report: Identifying Gaps in Climate Litigation-Relevant Research: An Assessment from Interviews with Legal Scholars and Practitioners
A research report from the Climate Social Science Network identifies a variety of climate litigation-relevant research topics, gained through interviews with legal scholars and practitioners.
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Advocating Inaction: A Historical Analysis of the Global Climate Coalition
An article in Environmental Politics by CSSN Director of Research Robert Brulle reveals the extensive public relations campaign employed by the Global Climate Coalition.
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Fuelling the Subsidized Public: Mapping the Flow of Extractivist Content on Facebook
An article by CSSN scholars Robert Neubauer and Nicholas Graham explores the Facebook communications of Canadian oil and gas advocacy organizations, including industry-funded and nominally independent groups.
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Beyond climate change denialism: Conceptual challenges in communicating climate action obstruction
In Ámbitos, CSSN scholars Núria Almiron and Jose A. Moreno question the use of the concept of denialism and suggest the incorporation of a more sophisticated conceptual and analytical framework that provides more nuance.
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Conflicted transitions: Exploring the actors, tactics, and outcomes of social opposition against energy infrastructure
New research from CSSN scholars David Hess and Dasom Lee explores opposition to a wide range of energy infrastructures across 130 cases
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CSSN Research Report 2022:1: Climate-Washing Litigation: Legal Liability for Misleading Climate Communications
A new research report from the Climate Social Science Network enhances the legal community’s understanding of climate-related ‘greenwashing’ litigation.