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Geoffrey Supran

Harvard University

Based in

United States
North America

Geoffrey Supran is a Research Associate in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. His research investigates the history and tactics of climate denial and propaganda by fossil fuel interests. Geoffrey has briefed U.S. Senators and Governors, testified as an expert witness to European Parliament and the Philippines Commission on Human Rights, and co-authored numerous amicus briefs in support of climate litigation. Geoffrey’s research and organizing have been covered by most major news outlets. He is also a frequent contributor and commentator in international media, such as Scientific American, PBS Newshour, The New York Times, and The Guardian.

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Supran G, Oreskes N. 2021. “Rhetoric and frame analysis of ExxonMobil’s climate change communications,” One Earth. 2021;0(0).

Peter Erickson et al. 2020. Why fossil fuel producer subsidies matter,” Nature (February 2020).

Quick Facts For Any Story: Wildfires and Climate Change; Drought and Climate Change; Heat Waves and Climate Change; Hurricanes and Climate Change; Torrential Rain, Flooding, and Climate Change; Cold Snaps and Climate Change,” SciLine (2019-2020).

John Cook, Geoffrey Supran, Stephan Lewandowsky, Naomi Oreskes, & Ed Maibach. “America Misled: How the fossil fuel industry deliberately misled Americans about climate change,” George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication (October 2019).

Geoffrey Supran & Naomi Oreskes. 2017. “Assessing ExxonMobil’s climate change communications (1977-2014),” Environmental Research Letters (August 2017).

Marco Miotti*, Geoffrey Supran*, Ella J. Kim, & Jessika E. Trancik. 2016. Personal vehicles evaluated against climate mitigation targets,” Environment Science & Technology (September 2016).