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Environmental Politics: Article of the Year Award

About the Prize

Environmental Politics award a prize of £250 for the best paper published in each volume. The winning paper and runners up for the most recent award will be free to access for the year.

The editorial team nominated pieces which were then judged and shortlisted by a small panel of eminent scholars: Dr Kersty Hobson, Dr Wolfgang Rüdig and Professor Xun Cao. 

About Clau Dermont, 2019 Winner

Clau Dermont studied social sciences and political sciences (2008-2014) and finished his PhD in political sciences in 2018 at the University of Bern. In Spring 2017, he was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. Since January 2019 he joined the Digital Democracy Lab at the University of Zurich as a Postdoc. His research focus is on opinion formation, energy policy and digitalization.

Year Author(s) Article Volume Issue
2019 Winner Clau Dermont Environmental decision-making: the influence of policy information 28 3
2019 Runner Up Göran Duus-Otterström & Fredrik D. Hjorthen Consumption-based emissions accounting: the normative debate 28 5
2019 Runner Up Christine Horne & Emily Huddart Kennedy Explaining support for renewable energy: commitments to self-sufficiency and communion 28 5
2019 Runner Up Deborah Fenney Salkeld Environmental citizenship and disability equality: the need for an inclusive approach 28 7
2018 Winner Kacper Szulecki Conceptualizing energy democracy 27 2
2018 Runner Up Rupinder Mangat, Simon Dalby & Matthew Paterson Divestment discourse: war, justice, morality and money 27 2
2018 Runner Up Deborah Seligsohn, Mengdi Liu & Bing Zhang The sound of one hand clapping: transparency without accountability 27 5
2018 Runner Up Salil D. Benegal The spillover of race and racial attitudes into public opinion about climate change 27 4

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