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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 ...
Fracking in the UK Press: Threat Dynamics in an Unfolding Debate
(Public Understanding of Science, 2014)
Shale gas is a novel source of fossil fuel which is extracted by induced hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” This article examines the the socio-political dimension of fracking as manifested in the UK press at three key ...
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 ...