A pipeline of tweets: environmental movements’ use of Twitter in response to the Keystone XL pipeline

  title={A pipeline of tweets: environmental movements’ use of Twitter in response to the Keystone XL pipeline},
  author={Heather E. Hodges and Galen Asher Thomas Stocking},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={223 - 247}
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