Cultural Circuits of Climate Change in U.K. Broadsheet Newspapers, 1985–2003

  title={Cultural Circuits of Climate Change in U.K. Broadsheet Newspapers, 1985–2003},
  author={Anabela Carvalho and Jacquelin Burgess},
  journal={Risk Analysis},
This article argues for a cultural perspective to be brought to bear on studies of climate change risk perception. Developing the “circuit of culture” model, the article maintains that the producers and consumers of media texts are jointly engaged in dynamic, meaning‐making activities that are context‐specific and that change over time. A critical discourse analysis of climate change based on a database of newspaper reports from three U.K. broadsheet papers over the period 1985–2003 is… 
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