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PUBLICATIONID : 53690
PUBLICATIONTYPE : 7
TYPE : Proceedings Paper
TITLE : Multifractal model for eddy diffusivity and counter-gradient term in atmospheric turbulence
ORIG_TITLE : Multifractal model for eddy diffusivity and counter-gradient term in atmospheric turbulence
AUTHOR : Velho, HFC, RR Rosa, FM Ramos, RA Pielke, GA Degrazia, CR Neto and A Zanandrea
FIRST_AUTHOR : Velho, HFC, RR Rosa, FM Ramos, RA Pielke, GA Degrazia, CR Neto and A Zanandrea
AUTHOR_COUNT : 1
ADDRESS : [Boykoff, Maxwell T.] Univ Oxford, Environm Change Inst, Oxford OX1 3QY, England; [Goodman, Michael K.] Kings Coll London, Dept Geog, London WC2R 2LS, England
PUBLISHER : PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
FIRSTAUTHOREMPLOYER : 3
ABBREV_JOURNAL : Geoforum
BEGINPAGE : 395
ENDPAGE : 406
VOLUME : 40
VOLUME_SUB2 : 3
PUBLISH_DATE : MAY
YEAR : 2009
URL : http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/admin/publication_files/2009.38.pdf
RESOURCE : WOS:000267692400013
CITATION : 18
DEPT : CSTPR
LAST_UPDATED : 2017-08-10 21:54:36
ISSN : 0016-7185
IDS : 466VV
DOI : 10.1016/j.geoforum.2008.04.006
ABSTRACT : With rising public awareness of climate change, celebrities have become an increasingly important community of non nation-state actors' influencing discourse and action, thereby comprising an emergent climate science-policy-celebrity complex. Some feel that these amplified and prominent voices contribute to greater public understanding of climate change science, as well as potentially catalyze climate policy cooperation. However, critics posit that increased involvement from the entertainment industry has not served to influence substantive long-term advancements in these arenas; rather, it has instead reduced the politics of climate change to the domain of fashion and fad, devoid of political and public saliency. Through tracking media coverage in Australia, Canada, the United States, and United Kingdom, we map out the terrain of a 'Politicized Celebrity System' in attempts to cut through dualistic characterizations of celebrity involvement in politics. We develop a classification system of the various types of climate change celebrity activities, and situate movements in contemporary consumer-and spectacle-driven carbon-based society. Through these analyses, we place dynamic and contested interactions in a spatially and temporally-sensitive 'Cultural Circuits of Climate Change Celebrities' model. In so doing, first we explore how these newly 'authorized' speakers and 'experts' might open up spaces in the public sphere and the science/policy nexus through 'celebritization' effects. Second, we examine how the celebrity as the 'heroic individual' seeking 'conspicuous redemption' may focus climate change actions through individualist frames. Overall, this paper explores potential promises, pitfalls and contradictions of this increasingly entrenched set of 'agents' in the cultural politics of climate change. Thus, as a form of climate change action, we consider whether it is more effective to 'plant' celebrities instead of trees. (C) 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
KEYWORDS : Climate change; Celebrity; Science-policy; Consumption; Framing; Media; Discourse
KEYWORD_PLUS : MASS-MEDIA; POLITICAL ECOLOGY; UNITED-STATES; SCIENCE; POLICY; CONSUMPTION; COVERAGE; CULTURES
AREA : Geography
FIRST_AUTHOR_EMAIL : maxwell.boykoff@eci.ox.ac.uk; michael.k.good-man@kcl.ac.uk
PUBLICATION : PHYSICA A
PLACE : OXFORD
LANGUAGE : English
SERIAL : 53690
PAGES : 395-406
APPROVED : yes
SERIES_VOLUME_NUMERIC : 1
CONFERENCE : Assoc Amer Geographers
ONLINE_PUBLICATION : no
VERSION : 1
FIRST_AUTHOR_ADDRESS : Boykoff, MT (reprint author), Univ Oxford, Environm Change Inst, S Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3QY, England
AUTHOR_OTHER_FORM : Velho, HFC; Rosa, RR; Ramos, FM; Pielke, RA; Degrazia, GA; Neto, CR; Zanandrea, A
REFERENCES_NUM : 86
PUBLISHER_ADDRESS : THE BOULEVARD, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD OX5 1GB, ENGLAND
COUNT : 1
CONFERENCE_NAME : IUPAP International Conference on New Trends in the Fractal Aspects of Complex Systems
CONFERENCE_DATE : 8-Mar-06
CONFERENCE_PLACE : Chicago, IL
VETTED : 1