Nottingham Trent University
Marianna Poberezhskaya, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Poberezhskaya’s research interests include environmental communication, climate skepticism, geoengineering, and national climate governance. Since 2009, she has been studying authoritarian regimes and their approaches to climate change discourse, including extensive research on official and media climate discourses in Russia. She is currently also involved in research projects in Central Asia and Jordan.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyRussia
Focus areas of expertiseClimate policy and politics Communications research Geoengineering
Oldfield, J. D., & Poberezhskaya, M. (2023). Soviet and Russian perspectives on geoengineering and climate management. WIREs Climate Change,
Ashe, T. and Poberezhskaya, M. (2022) Russian climate scepticism: an understudied case. Climatic Change 172, 41.
Eckersley P., Harrison, O & Poberezhskaya, M. (2022) A new framework to understand the drivers of policy mixes in multilevel contexts: The case of urban air pollution, Environmental Policy and Governance, DOI: 10.1002/eet.2010
Poberezhskaya, M. & Bychkova, A. (2021) Kazakhstan’s climate change policy: reflecting national strength, green economy aspirations and international agenda, Post-Communist Economies, DOI: 10.1080/14631377.2021.1943916
Poberezhskaya, M. & Danilova, N. (2021) “Reconciling climate change leadership with resource nationalism and regional vulnerabilities: a case-study of Kazakhstan,” Environmental Politics, DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2021.1920768
Poberezhskaya, M. (2019) “Talking about Climate Change in Russia.” Russian Analytical Digest, 243, pp. 8-11.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2018) Traditional media and climate change in Russia: a case study of Izvestiia. In: M. Poberezhskaya and T. Ashe (eds.) Climate change discourse in Russia. Past and Present. Abingdon: Routledge.
Poberezhskaya, M. and Ashe. T. (eds.) (2018) Climate change discourse in Russia. Past and Present. Abingdon: Routledge.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2018) ‘Remembering and Securitizing Climate Change in Russian and British Media’, In: V. Strukov and V. Apryshсhеnko (eds.) Memory and Securitization in Contemporary Europe, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2018) ‘Blogging about Climate Change in Russia: Activism, Scepticism and Conspiracies’, Environmental Communication, DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2017.1308406
Poberezhskaya, M. (2017) ‘The European Union’s Influence over Media Discourse on Renewable Energy Sources in Russia’, in T. Hashimoto and M. Rhimes (eds.) Reviewing European Union Accession: Unexpected Results, Spillover Effects, and Externalities, Leiden: Brill.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2017) ‘Blogging about Climate Change in Russia: Activism, Scepticism and Conspiracies’, Environmental Communication, DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2017.1308406
Khrushcheva, O., & Poberezhskaya, M. (2016). “The Arctic in the political discourse of Russian leaders: The national pride and economic ambitions.” East European Politics, 32(4), 547.
Boussalis, C., Coan, T. & Poberezhskaya, M. (2016). “Measuring and modeling Russian newspaper coverage of climate change.” Global Environmental Change, 41, 99-110.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2016) “Communicating Climate Change in Russia: state and propaganda,” Abingdon: Routledge.
Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘Media Coverage of Climate Change in Russia: governmental bias and climate silence’, Public Understanding of Science, 24(1): 96-111.
(2014) ‘Climate Change Communication in Russia and New Media’, Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media, 11: 37-50.