The Era of Climate Change Denial is Not Over – Climate Skepticism and the 2016 US Presidential Race.

IIEA30th June 20161min
In his keynote address to the IIEA, Dr. Boussalis examined the persistence of climate change science denial in America - pushed most vociferously by conservative think tanks - and the ways in which it hinders the possibility for real climate change policy debate.

Podcast: Download the keynote audio podcast from this event here

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About the Speech:

In his keynote address to the IIEA, Dr. Boussalis examined the persistence of climate change science denial in America – pushed most vociferously by conservative think tanks – and the ways in which it hinders the possibility for real climate change policy debate. As the US is approaching a pivotal Presidential election this year, the issue of climate change science denial is more relevant than ever.

About the Speaker:

Professor Constantine Boussalis has a distinguished academic career with a large corpus of published work on topics ranging from International Development to Political Economy and Environmental Politics. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin. Previously he has lectured in various universities around the United State including Harvard, La Sierra University, Loyola Marymount University and Claremont University.