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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.

2019 WinnerClau DermontEnvironmental decision-making: the influence of policy information283
2019 Runner UpGöran Duus-Otterström & Fredrik D. HjorthenConsumption-based emissions accounting: the normative debate285
2019 Runner UpChristine Horne & Emily Huddart KennedyExplaining support for renewable energy: commitments to self-sufficiency and communion285
2019 Runner UpDeborah Fenney SalkeldEnvironmental citizenship and disability equality: the need for an inclusive approach287
2018 WinnerKacper SzuleckiConceptualizing energy democracy272
2018 Runner UpRupinder Mangat, Simon Dalby & Matthew PatersonDivestment discourse: war, justice, morality and money272
2018 Runner UpDeborah Seligsohn, Mengdi Liu & Bing ZhangThe sound of one hand clapping: transparency without accountability275
2018 Runner UpSalil D. BenegalThe spillover of race and racial attitudes into public opinion about climate change274

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