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Marianna Poberezhskaya

Nottingham Trent University
United Kingdom
Email: marianna.poberezhskaya [at] ntu [period/dot]

Dr Marianna Poberezhskaya is an Associate Professor at Nottingham Trent University, UK, whose research interests include environmental communication, climate skepticism, geoengineering, Russian and Central Asian climate politics, media role in state’s politics and public perception of climate change. She is particularly interested in how various processes, institutions and actors shape climate change related discourses in the post-Soviet region.

Marianna Poberezhskaya’s Website.


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. 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. (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.

Media Coverage

“Marianna Poberezhskaya’s comments on Russia’s climate policy and discourse appeared in various media outlets, for example:
Science, Reuters, the Washington Post

Ashe, T. and Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘How the media spun the Paris climate agreement’, the Conversation, 16/12/2015

Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘Russia: No longer in climate denial’, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 2/12/2015.

Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘Why climate change is not on Russia’s agenda’, OpenDemocracy, 19/11/2015.

Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘Paris climate talks: Russia will use its huge forests as a bargaining chip’, the Conversation, 19/11/2015.

Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘La Russie va se servir de ses vastes forêts comme monnaie d’échange’, the Conversation, 27/11/2015.

Poberezhskaya, M. (2015) ‘Russia’s climate turn’, Geographical, 17/07/2015.