On the Field of Environmental Communication: A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature

@article{Comfort2018OnTF,
  title={On the Field of Environmental Communication: A Systematic Review of the Peer-Reviewed Literature},
  author={Suzannah Evans Comfort and Young Eun Park},
  journal={Environmental Communication},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={862 - 875}
}
ABSTRACT The field of environmental communication has reached several milestones since the 1990s, particularly the establishment of environmental communication-related divisions at professional associations and the founding of the journal Environmental Communication in 2007. This systematic review characterizes the peer-reviewed literature on environmental communication to date, examining methods, geography, top-cited articles, and analyzing keyword and titles. Drawing on the Web of Science… 
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