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True costs: How the oil industry cast climate policy as an economic burden

April 7, 2022

CSSN Scholar Benjamin Franta was recently featured in an article published by Grist, an independent media organization dedicated to telling stories of climate solutions, on his expertise in climate communication and misinformation. The article focuses on how the oil industry has steered climate-related conversations toward debates about economic efficiency rather than the effects of inaction.

“We see a rinse-and-repeat pattern with climate legislation… [it is] often the same players, it’s often the same talking points.” – Benjamin Franta (2022).

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