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Fracking on YouTube: Exploring Risks, Benefits and Human Values.
(White Horse Press, 2014-10-01)
Fracking or the extraction of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing of rock has become a contested topic, especially in the United States, where it has been deployed on a large scale, and in Europe where it is still largely ...
When Climate Science Became Climate Politics: British Media Representations of Climate Change in 1988.
Climate change has become a pressing environmental concern for scientists, social commentators and politicians. Previous social science research has explored media representations of climate change in various temporal and ...
Contesting Science by Appealing to its Norms: Readers Discuss Climate Science in The Daily Mail.
This study examines the rhetorical aspects of social contestation of climate change in reader comments published in the Daily Mail, subsequent to climategate. The following themes are reported: (1) denigration of climate ...
Images of Extreme Weather: Symbolising Human Responses to Climate Change
Extreme weather events have been increasingly in the news, accompanied by images. At the end of 2011, when such reports were ever present, the International Panel on Climate Change published a draft report on extreme weather ...