Posts by Seth Klein and Shannon Daub

About Seth Klein and Shannon Daub

Seth Klein is the BC Director of the CCPA. His research deals primarily with welfare policy, poverty, inequality and economic security. A social activist for over 30 years and a former teacher, Seth holds a BA in international relations, a BEd from the University of Toronto and an MA in political science from Simon Fraser University.

Seth is a past co-chair of the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, an advisory board member for the Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance, and an advisor and instructor for Next Up, a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice.

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Shannon Daub is the Associate Director of CCPA-BC and co-director of the Corporate Mapping Project. She oversees CCPA–BC’s extensive communication activities, which range from media strategy to online and offline public engagement efforts.

Shannon also undertakes and coordinates communication-related research. Her research interests include social movements, framing, environmental communication, and democratic capacity. Outside her day-to-day work life at CCPA, Shannon has taught in the School of Communication and Culture at Royal Roads University, is a trainer for Next Up (a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice), volunteers on the board of the Wilderness Committee, and provides pro bono communication support to other social change groups.

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The New Climate Denialism: Time for an intervention

Sep 22, 2016
For decades, the urgent need for climate action was stymied by what came to be known as “climate denialism” (or its more mild cousin, “climate skepticism”). In an effort to create public confusion and stall political progress, the fossil fuel industry poured tens of millions of dollars into the pockets of foundations, think tanks, lobby… View Article