Category Archives: Politics

David Victor: Views Examined on Climate Politics, Communications

Regular contributor Bruce Lieberman’s 20-minute webinar probes the views of author and Professor David Victor on building public support for risk management actions.

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30onClimate’ Upcoming Webcast: Re-thinking Climate ‘*#!~alism’

Yale Forum May webinar to probe author and professor David Victor’s ‘three species’ of climate skeptics, who, he says, won’t be going away any time soon.

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The Journal that Gave In to Climate Deniers’ Intimidation

A journal’s retraction of a researcher’s work in light of a ‘small number’ of complaints from those often described as climate ‘skeptics’ raises concerns about a chilling effect on scientific research. (Reposted with permission of The Conversation.)

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Climate ‘Denialism’ Through Eyes of U.C. Davis Political Scientist

Stop calling them ‘denialists,’ a U.C. San Diego poli sci professor advises in outlining his three ‘species’ of climate skepticism. And, he says, get used to them … they’re not going away any time soon.

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Key Facts, Issues and Next Steps on Keystone XL Pipeline

The cards increasingly are on the table for a decision on the proposed ‘tar sands’ oil pipeline. But unknowns and uncertainty abound on what comes next … and when.

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Climate Change in the Vortex of America’s Bi-Polar Politics

Conservative, liberal, and moderate editorial cartoonists’ biting takes on the early-January ‘polar vortex’ and the spectacle of a Russian research vessel ice-bound while researching climate change in Antarctica will make readers laugh…and also weep.

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An Emerging Influential Voice on Climate: Citizens Climate Lobby

A seven-year-old upstart nonprofit is making a mark in climate dialog circles in part by using a model successful in addressing global poverty concerns.

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