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Climate change in the media: reporting risk and uncertainty

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Recent research has shown that the journalistic portrayal of the problems of climate change as ‘risks’ rather than ‘uncertainties’ can create a stronger response from the public in terms of engagement and understanding. Understanding the concepts of risk and uncertainty – and how to communicate them – is a hotly debated issue across the scientific, management and policy-making communities. In this book, James Painter analyses how the international media present the two issues of risk and unce...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Sub department:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
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Klima- og forurensningsdirektoratet More from this funder
Green Templeton College More from this funder
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Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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English
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Deposit date:
2014-03-19

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