The Daily Globe
Environmental Change, the Public and the Media
Edited by Joe Smith
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Daily Globe by Joe Smith
Book DescriptionArguably the greatest challenges facing humanity are environmental. However, they are routinely under-reported in the media. Pressure groups and governments trying to get information through to the public often blame the media, but the picture is not necessarily this simple. This text presents the state of knowledge about media treatment and public understanding of key environmental issues, above all, climate change and biodiversity loss, which have enormous implications for economic, social and environmental security, yet mean little to the person in the street. The concept of sustainable development, which underpins responses to these problems is also shown to be unknown by most people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781853836640
(216mm x 138mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Joe Smith
Joe Smith is Lecturer in Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Open University and Co-Director of the Cambridge Media and Environment Programme.
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