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About MeCCO


We monitor 117 sources (across newspapers, radio and TV) in 53 countries in seven different regions around the world. We assemble the data by accessing archives through the Lexis Nexis, Proquest and Factiva databases via the University of Colorado libraries. These sources are selected through a decision processes involving weighting of three main factors:

  1. geographical diversity (favoring a greater geographical range)
  2. circulation (favoring higher circulating publications)
  3. reliable access to archives over time (favoring those accessible consistently for longer periods of time)


MeCCO Research Team

Midori Aoyagi1, Andrew Benham2, Max Boykoff2, Patrick Chandler2, Meaghan Daly3, Kaori Doi1, Rogelio Fernández-Reyes4, Lauren Gifford2, Isidro Jiménez Gómez5, Jennifer Katzung2, Lucy McAllister6, Marisa McNatt, Gabi Mocatta7, Ami Nacu-Schmidt2, David Oonk2, Jeremiah Osborne-Gowey2, Olivia Pearman2, Anne Hege Simonsen8, and Andreas Ytterstad8

1National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, 2University of Colorado Boulder, 3University of New England, 4Universidad de Sevilla, 5Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 6Babson College, University of Tasmania7, 8Oslo Metropolitan University

MeCCO Lead Team

MeCCO lead Project Investigator, Max Boykoff
MeCCO New Sources Project Lead, Jennifer Katzung
MeCCO Infographics, Design & Outreach Lead, Ami Nacu-Schmidt
MeCCO Counts Coordinator & Technical Support Lead, Olivia Pearman

MeCCO is a Multi-University Collaboration

University of Colorado Boulder, Babson College, Deakin University, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, Oslo Metropolitan University, University of New England, Universidad de Sevilla, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, University of Tasmania