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Jason MacLean: Manufacturing Consent to Climate Inaction

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Professor Jason MacLean of the University of Saskatchewn joins Alexander Jessome from the Dalhousie Law Journal to discuss his upcoming paper “Manufacturing Consent to Climate Inaction: a Case Study of The Globe and Mail’s Pipeline Coverage” which will be published in this year’s Fall edition of the DLJ.

Highlights include a discussion of fake news, conflicts of interest in the mainstream media, and the impact of Canada’s 2019 Federal election on the future of the country’s climate policy.

Read Jason's article here: Jason MacLean, "Autonomy in the Anthropocene? Libertarianism, Liberalism and the Legal Theory of Environmental Regulation" (2017) 40:1 Dal LJ 279.