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Climate delay discourses present in global mainstream television coverage of the IPCC’s 2021 report

June 6, 2023

In a recent study, CSSN scholars examine television news programs in five countries and find that skepticism about climate science remains prevalent in right-wing channels, while mainstream channels largely avoid it, focusing instead on questioning the economic costs and personal sacrifices associated with climate action.

CSSN Scholar Co-Authors: James Painter, Loredana Loy, Lucy Richardson, Laura Thomas-Walters, Kjell Vowles & Rachel Wetts

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