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Chris Russill

School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University

Based in

North America

Chris Russill is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication and Academic Director at Re.Climate, a centre for climate communication and public engagement, both housed at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. His current work focuses on problems of disinformation and denial in their relevance to climate action.

Chris co-edited Critical Approaches to Climate Change and Civic Action with Anabela Carvalho and Julie Doyle, a collection exploring conceptual invention in public forms of climate action. He is an Associate Editor at Science and Environmental Communication and serves on the boards of Environmental Communication, Palgrave Studies in Media and Environmental Communication, and Communication Undisciplined.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States Canada

Focus areas of expertise

Greenwashing Net Zero Social Media

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Russill, Chris. “Alarmism and Accountability in Climate Communication During Extreme Events.” Social Media+ Society 9.2 (2023): 20563051231177897.

Carvalho, Anabela, Chris Russill, and Julie Doyle. “Critical Approaches to Climate Change and Civic Action.” Frontiers in Communication 6 (2021): 711897.