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By James Painter

Scientists and politicians are more and more utilizing the language of danger to explain the weather swap problem. a few researchers have argued that stressing the 'risks' posed by means of weather switch instead of the 'uncertainties' can create a extra precious context for coverage makers and a higher reaction from the general public. even if, realizing the recommendations of hazard and uncertainty – and the way to speak them – is a hotly debated factor. during this booklet, James Painter analyses how the foreign media current those and different narratives surrounding weather switch. He specializes in the assurance of stories via the Intergovernmental Panel on weather swap (IPCC) and of the melting ice of the Arctic Sea, and contains six nations: Australia, France, India, Norway, the united kingdom and the USA.

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