Promoting Positive Engagement With Climate Change Through Visual and Iconic Representations

  title={Promoting Positive Engagement With Climate Change Through Visual and Iconic Representations},
  author={Sophie A. Nicholson-Cole},
Fear-inducing representations of climate change are widely employed in the public domain. However, there is a lack of clarity in the literature about the impacts that fearful messages in climate change communications have on people’s senses of engagement with the issue and associated implications for public engagement strategies. Some literature suggests that using fearful representations of climate change may be counterproductive. The authors explore this assertion in the context of two… 

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