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REVIEW: Climate change, media, culture and the arts

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In: Pacific Journalism Review, 18(2012), 2, S. 190
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Details: <jats:p>I approached this special edition of Dreadlocks with caution and apprehension. I saw two interpretations for the title: did it mean embracing science with creative political decisions for change, or did it mean using creativity through the arts as a symbol for approaching climate change? There is little hard science in these published papers, although there is a view from Richard Dawkins that makes an iconic appearance in a paper by Briar Wood from London Metropolitan University. This emphasises the Dawkins view that scientists must reach out to ‘…for want of a better word, poets’ and that there is a mismatch between science and the metaphorical language used to describe the real world. Improving communication and understanding is a good point to make, although where does climate science meet the arts?</jats:p>
ISSN: 2324-2035
1023-9499
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DOI: 10.24135/pjr.v18i2.274