Culture, Politics and Climate Change
ENVS 4800

Week 15
(November 29 & December 1)

COMPONENT IV: BUSINESSES, NGOs & CELEBRITIES – neo-millennial charismatic megafauna

Tuesday, November 29

Andrews, K. T. and N. Caren (2010) Making the news: movement organizations, media attention, and the public agenda, American Sociological Review, 75(6), 841-866.


Thursday, December 1

  • co-facilitation #10

Boykoff, M. (2011) Who Speaks for the Climate? Making Sense of Media Coverage of Climate Change, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, Chapter 8 ‘A light in the attic? Ongoing media representations of climate change’, 167-188.

Hulme, M. (2009) Why we disagree about climate change: understanding controversy, inaction and opportunity Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, Chapter 10 ‘Beyond climate change’, 323-366.

Cox, R. (2010) Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA, Ch. Epilogue ‘Imagining a different world’, 365-368.

Luke, T. (2008) The politics of true convenience or inconvenient truth: struggles over how to sustain capitalism, democracy, and ecology in the 21st century, Environment and Planning A, 40, 1811-1824.