Category Archives: New Publications

What Will Happen When a Self-Driving Car Kills a Bystander?

by CSTPR Visiting Scholar, Jack Stilgoe The Guardian June 24, 2017 As a social scientist researching emerging technologies, I am fascinated by the bumps, scrapes and abrupt turns of self-driving cars as they accelerate towards the market. Here is a … Continue reading

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Rural–Urban Differences in Cooking Practices and Exposures in Northern Ghana

by Wiedinmyer, C., K. Dickinson, R. Piedrahita, E. Kanyomse, E. Coffey, M. Hannigan, R. Alirigia, and A. Oduro Environmental Research Letters Volume 12, Number 6 (2017) Abstract: Key differences between urban and rural populations can influence the adoption and impacts … Continue reading

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Environment and the Media

by Gesa Luedecke and Maxwell T. Boykoff The International Encyclopedia of Geography (2017) D. Richardson, N. Castree, M. F. Goodchild, A. Kobayashi, W. Liu, and R. A. Marston (Eds.) [pdf] Excerpt: Media range from entertainment to news media, spanning traditional … Continue reading

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Introducing CSTPR’s White Paper Series: A Snapshot of Commercial Space, An EU Fellowship Report

by Augusto González Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) White Paper 2017-01, 30 pp. Colorado has a vibrant aerospace sector and tightly knit community of dynamic aerospace stakeholders from academia, government and industry, which provides an excellent environment to … Continue reading

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Anti-Immigrant Populism & Climate Change Denial

by Steve Vanderheiden The Critique January 15, 2017 As United States president-elect Donald Trump prepares his agenda for his first 100 days in office, for which he has promised and signaled significant change, analysts and pundits are left to speculate … Continue reading

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Drivers of adaptation: Responses to weather- and climate-related hazards in 60 local governments in the Intermountain Western U.S.

by Lisa Dilling, Elise Pizzi, John Berggren, Ashwin Ravikumar, and Krister Andersson Environment and Planning A, 2017 Abstract: Cities are key sites of action for adaptation to climate change. However, there are a wide variety of responses to hazards at … Continue reading

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Elite News Coverage of Climate Change

by Maxwell Boykoff and Gesa Luedecke Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Climate Science December 2016 During the past three decades, elite news media have become influential translators of climate change linking science, policy, and the citizenry. Historical trends in public discourse—shaped in … Continue reading

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Changing Weather and Climate in Northern Ghana

Comparison of Local Perceptions with Meteorological and Land Cover Data by K. L. Dickinson, A. J. Monaghan, I. J. Rivera, L. Hu, E. Kanyomse, R. Alirigia, J. Adoctor, R. E. Kaspar, A. R. Oduro, and C. Wiedinmyer Regional Environmental Change December 26, 2016 Abstract: Local perspectives on changing … Continue reading

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Spectacular Environmentalisms: Media, Knowledge and the Framing of Ecological Politics

by Michael Goodman, Jo Littler, Dan Brockington and Max Boykoff Part of a Special Issue co-edited by Max Boykoff in Environmental Communication, 2016 As we move firmly into the so-called Anthropocene – an era defined by human-induced global environmental change, … Continue reading

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Climate Justice Beyond International Burden Sharing

by Steven Vanderheiden Midwest Studies In Philosophy, 2016 Climate justice scholars have in recent years devoted considerable attention to the development and application of justice principles and frameworks to the architecture of global climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts. The … Continue reading

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