1. Why Are People Skeptical about Climate Change? Some Insights from Blog Comments Paul Matthews
2. Structure and Content of the Discourse on Climate Change in the Blogosphere: The Big Picture Dag Elgesem, Lubos Steskal & Nicholas Diakopoulos
3. Meeting the Climate Change Challenge (MC3): The Role of the Internet in Climate Change Research Dissemination and Knowledge Mobilization Robert Newell & Ann Dale
4. Examining User Comments for Deliberative Democracy: A Corpus-driven Analysis of the Climate Change Debate Online Luke Collins & Brigitte Nerlich
5. Exploring the Use of Online Platforms for Climate Change Policy and Public Engagement by NGOs in Latin America Bruno Takahashi, Guy Edwards, J. Timmons Roberts & Ran Duan
6. Mobilizing Facebook Users against Facebook's Energy Policy: The Case of Greenpeace Unfriend Coal Campaign Merav Katz-Kimchi & Idit Manosevitch.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
The volume provides a timely, state of the art collection of studies examining climate change communication in the era of digital media. The chapters focus on a broad range of topics covering various aspects of both practice and research in climate change communication, ranging from the use of online platforms, to blogs, and social networking sites. Climate change communication has increasingly moved into Internet-based forums, and this volume provides a comprehensive overview of research into Internet and climate change communication. The studies share valuable methodological insights in this relatively new field of research and shed light on the opportunities and challenges underlying the collection and analysis of online climate change-related data. This book was previously published as a special issue of Environmental Communication. (source: Nielsen Book Data)