Media Use and Public Perceptions of Global Warming in India

  title={Media Use and Public Perceptions of Global Warming in India},
  author={Jagadish Thaker and Xiaoquan Zhao and Anthony Leiserowitz},
  journal={Environmental Communication},
  pages={353 - 369}
ABSTRACT Media plays a vital role in informing the public about environmental threats. Although climate change is a global problem, developing countries such as India are often more vulnerable to the impacts due to poverty, illiteracy, and low public awareness. Using data from a nationally representative survey in India, this paper explores the relationships between media use, issue attention, and trust in informational sources on one hand and science-based climate change beliefs, risk… 
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