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The Climate Papers Most Featured in the Media in 2019

CSTPR’s MeCCO work for Lancet Report (#12 most featured in the media) highlighted in Carbon Brief Last year saw the rise of climate change protests, with Greta Thunberg, school strikes and Extinction Rebellion generating global news coverage. The impacts of … Continue reading

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21st Century Climate Communication with Max Boykoff

Climate Changers Podcast Max Boykoff is the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the University of Colorado Boulder. Max’s research and creative work focuses on the transformation of carbon-based society and the cultural politics of … Continue reading

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UiTM’s Role Honoured in Top Climate Change Report

New Straits Timesby Rayyan Rafidi Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) recently marked a significant milestone after being named as one of the 35 partner institutions listed in the “Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change 2019”, a report published … Continue reading

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Climate change is a medical, not environmental story

BMJ Onlineby Paul D. Thacker When world leaders gathered in Madrid this December for the UN Climate Change Conference, there was a notable difference in media coverage of global warming. When I first started covering this topic, around fifteen years … Continue reading

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AAAS Local Science Engagement Network Gets Under Way

AAAS Science Magazineby Anne Q. Hoy Scientists seek to inform Missouri and Colorado policy-makers and climate solutions for communities The American Association for the Advancement of Science has partnered with pilot initiatives in Missouri and Colorado to integrate scientists with … Continue reading

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Ditching the Doomsaying for Better Climate Discourse

Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazineby Clay Evans Max Boykoff pitches strategies for more effective climate communication Despite its apparent provenance as a right-wing meme, when it comes to climate change, Max Boykoff rather likes the snarky expression, “OK, doomer”—a play … Continue reading

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US Senate Candidate Imagines a Climate Change-Ravaged Hellscape in a New Ad

CPR Newsby Sam Brasch At some point in the not so distant future, a young girl in Colorado Springs can’t go outside. The temperature is 127 degrees Fahrenheit. Her father wears a hazmat suit and a gas mask as he … Continue reading

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Joe Neguse Has a Plan to Fight Trump on Climate Censorship

The Colorado Independentby Robin Bravender “Stop Climate Censorship Act” would require officials to use data to defend decisions to remove climate content from studies. A freshman Colorado congressman, troubled by allegations of climate censorship by the Trump administration, is attempting … Continue reading

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Climate Change Activists at CU Boulder Proclaim Action is Needed Now

Daily Cameraby Lucy Haggard Time is growing critically short to combat the causes and effects of climate change, in the opinion of protesters who turned out Friday to shine a brighter light on what they see as a global crisis … Continue reading

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Climate Activists Used Disinformation to Falsely Report a Climate Emergency

CPR Newsby Michael Elizabeth Sakas and Lindsay Fendt Members of the youth-led climate activist group Sunrise Movement distributed a fake letter to attendees at the start of the Dec. 5 Sustainable Denver Summit. The letter appeared to be on city letterhead, but was … Continue reading

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