Dividing climate change: global warming in the Indian mass media

@article{Billett2010DividingCC,
  title={Dividing climate change: global warming in the Indian mass media},
  author={Simon Billett},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2010},
  volume={99},
  pages={1-16}
}
  • S. Billett
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Environmental Science
  • Climatic Change
Much research has now been conducted into the representation of climate change in the media. Specifically, the communication of climate change from scientists and policy-makers to the public via the mass media has been a subject of major interest because of its implications for creating national variation in public understanding of a global environmental issue. However, to date, no study has assessed the situation in India. As one of the major emerging economies, and so one of the major… 
Climate change coverage in Indian print media : a discourse analysis
Climate change has attracted much political and media attention in recent years. While western media coverage of this issue has been well-documented, there is a paucity of media analysis for climate
The Media and the Major Emitters: Media Coverage of International Climate Change Policy
News media outlets are crucial for the dissemination of information on climate change issues, but the nature of the coverage varies across the world, depending on local geopolitical and economic
Palm oil not polar bears: climate change and development in Malaysian media
To date, debates about climate change reporting in national media focus largely on Western democracies. We aim to broaden the scope for cross-national comparison by looking at climate change
Who’s responsible for climate change? Untangling threads of media discussions in India, Nigeria, Australia, and the USA
Media representations of climate change play a critical role in shaping public perceptions and knowledge of climate change. Public understanding of climate change and the responsibility for
Shifting discourses of climate change in India
Developing countries like India are under international pressure to sign a legally binding emissions treaty to avert catastrophic climatic change. Developing countries, however, have argued that any
The Struggle for Climate Justice: Three Indian News Media Coverage of Climate Change
  • J. Das
  • Law
    Environmental Communication
  • 2019
ABSTRACT Climate justice involves two crucial matters, namely, ensuring that rich nations take responsibility for their past emissions and supporting developing nations’ efforts to protect vulnerable
Newspaper coverage of climate change in Fiji: A content analysis
  • S. Chand
  • Political Science, Environmental Science
  • 2017
Media plays a crucial role in the global fight against climate change, acting as a tool for awareness, advocacy and policy change. For Fiji, this role becomes even more essential with the country’s
Climate change in the Cameroonian press: An analysis of its representations
TLDR
Analysis of how climate change is represented in the Cameroonian media showed that climate coverage focused on politics and international involvement, and the relationship between the representation of climate change and that of poverty is an area for further exploration.
Major climate-change issues covered by the daily newspapers of Bangladesh
Communications research scholars, political scientists, and policy analysts have significantly recognized the role of news media in reporting and portraying public issues. Nowadays, climate change is
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 43 REFERENCES
India and global climate change regime: issues; agreements and differences
Present paper seeks to analyse a much debated issue of climate change in the context of India's policy perception in both theoretical and practical standpoint. India, as a fastest growing economy on
Beyond Kyoto? Media Representation of an Environmental Issue
Human-induced climatic change, and particularly the enhanced greenhouse effect, became significant environmental issues in the 1990s. They were given prominent coverage in the Australian media at the
Cultural Circuits of Climate Change in U.K. Broadsheet Newspapers, 1985–2003
  • A. Carvalho, J. Burgess
  • Sociology
    Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis
  • 2005
TLDR
There is evidence of social learning as actors build on their experiences in relation to climate change science and policy making, and a cultural perspective is argued for to be brought to bear on studies of climate change risk perception.
Social research on climate change: where we have been, where we are, and where we might go
The greenhouse effect, global warming, global climate change: the environmental phenomenon so important that it needs three names. Whatever one calls it, climate change is undoubtedly one of the most
Constructing climate change: claims and frames in US news coverage of an environmental issue
An empirical content analysis of a decade of coverage of climate change in five national newspapers in the US is presented. The analysis is based on the perspective, drawn from social problems
Nationalizing `the global': media images, cultural politics and the middle class in India
The article intervenes in the debate over the effects of globalization on the nation-state by exploring the ways in which meanings of the global are produced through the nationalist imagination in
Environmentalism and the Mass Media: The North/South Divide
The mass media in different countries reflects dominant concerns of contemporary societies. Ideas of 'environmentalism' are often broad and imprecise, holding neither meaning nor currency.
Tuvalu and climate change: constructions of environmental displacement in the sydney morning herald
Abstract Tuvalu, a place whose image in the ‘West’ is as a small island state, insignificant and remote on the world stage, is becoming remarkably prominent in connection with the contemporary issue
India's Middle Classes and the Environment
The focus of most analyses of environmental struggles and discourses in colonial and postcolonial India is on rural and forest areas, and on subalterns versus elites. Recently, however, there has
...
...