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James Hoggan

Co-founder <a href="http://www.desmogblog.com">DeSmogBlog.com</a>

James Hoggan is the author of the upcoming book <em><a href="http://www.imrightandyoureanidiot.com/">I'm Right and You're an Idiot.</em></a> He is also the author of <em>Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade To Deny Global Warming,</em> and <em>Do the Right Thing: PR Tips for a Skeptical Public</a></em>.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.desmog.ca/user/jim-hoggan">James Hoggan</a> is president of the award-winning Vancouver public relations firm Hoggan & Associates, has spent three decades in public relations, representing a full spectrum of corporate, government and non-for-profit clients.<br /> <br /> Mr. Hoggan is also a leading authority on public attitudes about the environment. In 2006, Hoggan & Associates led the largest study of its kind into Canadians' understanding of and attitudes toward sustainability. <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.nationalobserver.com/2016/04/01/opinion/james-hoggan-how-propaganda-actually-works">James Hoggan</a> has also been involved in a separate series of studies on the environment in general and on global warming in particular – taking a special interest in learning how industries with a high climate change risk profile can anticipate important shifts in public opinion and can communicate effectively and credibly in an environment of profound public skepticism.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.desmog.ca/user/jim-hoggan">James Hoggan</a> is the chair of the David Suzuki Foundation, a Trustee of the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education and a founding director of The Climate Project Canada, which organized the Canadian version of the Al Gore Inconvenient Truth "bootcamp." <br /> <br /> He is co-founder of the climate change website, <a href="http://www.desmogblog.com/">DeSmogBlog.com.</a>