Climate change and energy were among the topics that received the most media attention in 2023. IIASA researchers contributed to six out of the 25 most mentioned papers in online news articles, as well as on blogs and social media platforms.

Using Altmetric data for 2023, Carbon Brief has compiled its annual list of the 25 most talked-about climate- or energy-related papers that were published the previous year. The list focuses on peer-reviewed research papers only – commentaries or other papers that are not formally peer-reviewed are not included.

The infographic below shows which papers made it into the top 10, while the article includes analysis of the full list of 25, including the diversity of their authors and which journals feature most frequently.

The climate papers most featured in the media in 2023 © Carbon Brief

The climate papers most featured in the media in 2023



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