International Collective on Environment, Culture & Politics
A Conversation with Max Boykoff: Climate Change and the Media
Boulder Magazine, December 2016
How much do you really know about climate change? And where does your information come from? For most of us, media is our primary source of what we know about the topic. And most of the information contained in media reporting comes more from specific events, personalities, and pro and con discussions than from research papers or specific analyses by the scientists intimately involved in climate study. Read more ...
MeCCO Figures: Media and Climate Change Observatory
The Media and Climate Change Observatory (MECCO) monitors fifty sources across twenty-five countries in seven different regions around the world. MECCO assembles the data by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. See figures ...
U.S. Offshore Wind Energy Policy
by Marisa McNatt
Lessons Learned at the Local and State Levels from the Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm. In addition to potentially reducing U.S. carbon emissions, the available energy from U.S. offshore wind resources is twice as large as the electricity demand for the United States, even after accounting for currently available offshore wind technology and land-use and environmental exclusions. Read more ...