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Celebrities and Climate Change

Julie Doyle, Nathan Farrell and Michael K. Goodman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; Communication Studies. 10641 words.

Since the mid-2000s, entertainment celebrities have played increasingly prominent roles in the cultural politics of climate change, ranging from high-profile speeches at UN climate...

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Communicating about Carbon Taxes and Emissions Trading Programs

Erick Lachapelle.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Meteorology and Climatology; Communication Studies. 17698 words.

In debates surrounding policy options for mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, economists of various political stripes are near unanimous in their advocacy of putting a price on...

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Countering Climate Science Denial and Communicating Scientific Consensus

John Cook.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online October 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Meteorology and Climatology; Communication Studies. 11767 words.

Scientific agreement on climate change has strengthened over the past few decades, with around 97% of publishing climate scientists agreeing that human activity is causing global warming....

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Effects of Rapid Climate Change on Violence and Conflict

Courtney Plante, Johnie J. Allen and Craig A. Anderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Meteorology and Climatology; Communication Studies. 11812 words.

Given the dire nature of many researchers’ predictions about the effects of global climate change (e.g., rising sea levels, droughts, more extreme weather), it comes as little surprise that...

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The Relationships Between Climate Change News Coverage, Policy Debate, and Societal Decisions

D. B. Tindall, Mark C.J. Stoddart and Candis Callison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Meteorology and Climatology; Communication Studies. 15053 words.

This article considers the relationship between news media and the sociopolitical dimensions of climate change. Media can be seen as sites where various actors contend with one another for...

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