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Climate crisis? the politics of emergency framing

  title={Climate crisis? the politics of emergency framing},
  author={Brian Martin and Patrick Hodder},
  journal={Economic and Political Weekly},
  • B. MartinP. Hodder
  • Published 5 September 2009
  • Political Science
  • Economic and Political Weekly
Groups opposing climate change have been springing up in many countries, constituting a climate change movement. Several writers and movement leaders argue that climate change is an emergency that requires urgent action by governments to bring the problem under control. However, framing climate change as an emergency has several potential disadvantages. It may implicitly prioritise climate change over other important social issues. It can orient the movement towards government-led solutions… 

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