Search for dissertations about: "The Media and Climate Change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words The Media and Climate Change.

  1. 1. Climate change frames and frame formation : An analysis of climate change communication in the Swedish agricultural sector

    Author : Therese Asplund; Victoria Wibeck; Mattias Hjerpe; Knut H. Sørensen; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Climate change communication; frame analysis; Swedish agriculture; farm magazines; focus groups; Klimatförändringar; kommunikation; frame analys; Svenskt lantbruk; lantbrukstidningar; fokusgrupper;

    Abstract : While previous research into understandings of climate change has usually examined general public perceptions and mainstream media representations, this thesis offers an audience-specific departure point by analysing climate change frames and frame formation in Swedish agriculture. The empirical material consists of Swedish farm magazines’ reporting on climate change, as well as eight focus group discussions among Swedish farmers on the topic of climate change and climate change information. READ MORE

  2. 2. Travelling through time : Students’ interpretation of evolutionary time in dynamic visualizations

    Author : Jörgen Stenlund; Lena Tibell; Konrad Schönborn; Niklas Gericke; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evolution; visualization; time; learning; threshold; zooming;

    Abstract : Evolutionary knowledge is important to understand and address contemporary challenges such as loss of biodiversity, climate change and antibiotic resistance. An important aspect that is considered to be a threshold concept in teaching and learning about evolution is the time it involves. READ MORE

  3. 3. Matters of Public Connection : The role of mediated and interpersonal communication in young people's environmental engagement

    Author : Yuliya Lakew; Ulrika Olausson; Håkan Stattin; Erik Amnå; Bengt Johansson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; public connection; mediated public connection; environmental engagement; climate change; skepticism; gender divide; environmental communication; young people;

    Abstract : What lies at the heart of environmental identity is the recognition of our interconnection with other people, living and not yet born, as well as nonhumans. To develop this sense of belonging, one needs to sustain public connection—a basic orientation to the public world where matters of shared concern are addressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards a sustainable media system : Explorative studies of emerging media consumption trends and media processes for content production

    Author : Malin Picha Edwardsson; Johan Stenberg; Nils Enlund; Åsa Moberg; Oscar Westlund; KTH; []
    Keywords : Future of media; media consumption; media production; environmental aspects; media and sustainability; Media Technology; Medieteknik;

    Abstract : Understanding the process of transformational change currently taking place in the media industry is an urgent challenge for people working in the industry as well as for media consumers and other stakeholders. There is a great need to deepen our general knowledge when it comes to what the future media landscape will look like. READ MORE

  5. 5. Saving energy at sea: seafarers’ adoption, appropriation and enactment of technologies supporting energy efficiency

    Author : Martin Viktorelius; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; energy performance monitoring; shipping; seafarer.; workplace studies; ethnography; energy efficiency; maritime human factors; digitalization; practice-based; automation; sociomaterial;

    Abstract : The shipping industry is currently facing a major challenge related to environmental sustainability and energy efficiency. New regulations and ambitious international goals that aim at mitigating carbon-based emissions with 50 %, demands on profitability, along with a growing awareness about the climate change, has prompted the maritime sector to increasingly focus on how to improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel consumption in ship operations. READ MORE