The Climate Change Counter Movement: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Sought to Delay Climate Action
By : Ruth E. McKie
Release date: Jun 2023
Number of pages: 176
This book provides a historical account of the emergence and spread of the climate change counter-movement across the globe. Drawing on an extensive database developed by the author, the book recounts the development of an international network, taking the reader on a journey through the history of the movement before looking closely at a series of comparative case studies examining movement organisations in different countries.
Ruth E. McKie is a sociologist and received her Ph.D. in January 2018. The dissertation titled Rebranding the Climate Change Counter Movement through a Criminological and Political Economy Lens, is the basis for this book, along with subsequent work in the field. Ruth’s other research interests include animal, feminist animal studies, natural disasters and community resilience.