New “Sciences, Publics, Politics” Column on Big Philanthropy and Climate Change

Jan 15, 2019–As endowments at the world’s biggest foundations rapidly grow, and as wealth continues to concentrate among a few politically active billionaires, philanthropists are likely to surpass national governments in their ability to define the agenda on climate change…. Continue Reading →

Strategic Communication Capstone: Course Syllabus

Jan 8, 2019–In this capstone seminar, you will complete an intensive research and writing project focused on a topic related to the field of communication studies. Possible research topics can span business, politics, advocacy, entertainment, public health, the environment, and… Continue Reading →

Media Advocacy and Communication Research: Syllabus and Readings

Jan 8, 2019–In this course, you will learn about the major areas of research and debates related to  advocacy, communication, and social change. You will connect scholarly work to insights from leading strategists and journalists, and to contemporary trends and… Continue Reading →

The Ecomodernists: A new way of thinking about climate change and human progress

Nov. 1, 2018 — Scientists expect this year globally to be the fourth-hottest on record, with the only warmer years being the three previous ones. Since 2001, we have lived on a planet that has experienced seventeen of the eighteen… Continue Reading →

The IPCC report is a wake up call for scholars, advocates and funders

Oct. 10, 2018 —More than 170 countries pledged as part of the 2015 United Nations climate treaty to keep global temperature rise this century to lower than 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels and to strive to remain below 1.5C…. Continue Reading →

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