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Media Watch on Climate Change -- Visual Analytics for Aggregating and Managing Environmental Knowledge from Online Sources

Arno Scharl, Alexander Hubmann-Haidvogel, Albert Weichselbraun, Heinz-Peter Lang, Marta Sabou
2013 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
This paper presents the Media Watch on Climate Change, a public Web portal that captures and aggregates large archives of digital content from multiple stakeholder groups.  ...  stakeholders associate with climate change.  ...  FIT-IT Semantic Systems of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency and the Austrian Climate Research Program of the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund (;  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2013.398 dblp:conf/hicss/ScharlHWLS13 fatcat:6w32i4ywsfhn3lcyt3oqdk6yay

Building a Web-Based Knowledge Repository on Climate Change to Support Environmental Communities [chapter]

Arno Scharl, Albert Weichselbraun
2010 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
This paper presents the technology base and roadmap of the Climate Change Collaboratory, a Web-based platform that aims to strengthen the relations between scientists, educators, environmental NGOs, policy  ...  makers, news media and corporations -stakeholders who recognize the need for adaptation and mitigation, but differ in worldviews, goals and agendas.  ...  Acknowledgement The project outlined in this paper is funded by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund within the program line ACRP (  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16324-1_9 fatcat:zjshhyz64fgv3hgjezul2pf224

Game Developers' Approaches to Communicating Climate Change

Anouschka Foltz, Claire Williams, Sarah A. Gerson, David J. Reynolds, Sarah Pogoda, Taslima Begum, Sean P. Walton
2019 Frontiers in Communication  
Participants received a science pack with scientific information about climate change and completed a pre-and post-game-jam survey containing questions relating to climate change, motivations, and game  ...  Educational games are potential tools for communicating climate science to the public and thus improving public understanding of climate change.  ...  , who were available for questions during the game jam and who judged the games, and the game developers.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2019.00028 fatcat:3ticrf7gjjganllhnpmnabbydu

Multiple coordinated views for searching and navigating Web content repositories

Alexander Hubmann-Haidvogel, Arno Scharl, Albert Weichselbraun
2009 Information Sciences  
Portlets visualize the different dimensions of the contextualized information spaces, providing the user with multiple views on the latest news media coverage.  ...  This paper describes the implementation of multiple coordinated views within the Media Watch on Climate Change, a domain-specific news aggregation portal available at that combines  ...  Acknowledgment The Media Watch on Climate Change has been developed as part of IDIOM (Information Diffusion across Interactive Online Media; and RAVEN (Relation Analysis and Visualization  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ins.2009.01.030 fatcat:6mi6cvgzabfhfdfgylk6ks43eu

Images of climate change – a pilot study of young people's perceptions of ICT-based climate visualization

Anne Gammelgaard Ballantyne, Victoria Wibeck, Tina-Simone Neset
2015 Climatic Change  
Research has identified the potentials of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for visualizing and communicating climate change to lay audiences and thus addressing these communication challenges  ...  However, little research has focused on how ICT-based visualization affects audiences' understandings of climate change.  ...  Acknowledgements The preparation of this paper has been supported by a grant from the Swedish Research Council " for the project "Making sense of climate change-a study of the formation and maintenance  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10584-015-1533-9 fatcat:wnwxr6wy4jgifkykqwr5vx2zx4

Learn to Lead: Developing Curricula that Foster Climate Change Leaders [chapter]

David Rhodes, Margaret Wang
2020 International Explorations in Outdoor and Environmental Education  
and civic action related to the issue of climate change.  ...  The work of AI is specific to tertiary education, so our initiative to build a climate change leadership curriculum constitutes an attempt to expand the reach of the mission and pedagogy of AI to encompass  ...  Given the scale of time and space in climate change, students will learn how to interpret models and maps as one example of how to combat a cognitive bias.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-57927-2_2 fatcat:2euubw6osff4bfedw4yja7ddle

Climate change perception among Spanish undergraduates. A reception study on the combination of the local, global, gain and loss frames

Bienvenido León, Maxwell-T. Boykoff, Carmen Rodrigo-Jordán
2021 Communication & Society  
Within media content about climate change, framing is one of the most relevant elements.  ...  Results indicate that the participants scored similar values, regarding the seriousness of climate change and the need to take action, regardless of the video they watched.  ...  The role of the media in climate change perception has been analyzed from different perspectives. Within media content about climate change, framing is one of the most relevant elements.  ... 
doi:10.15581/ fatcat:gz4f4giuljbfhl3zbdyx3ytgqy

Witnessing glaciers melt: climate change and transmedia storytelling

Anita Lam, Matthew Tegelberg
2019 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
As both scientific and visual evidence, photographs have forensic value because they work within a process and narrative of witnessing.  ...  Using textual and semiotic analysis, this article analyzes how EIS uses photography to produce demonstrative evidence of glacial retreat which, in turn, anchors a transmedia narrative about climate change  ...  When media consumers are conceived as witnesses -in this case, of the devastating effects of climate change on glaciers -they do more than passively watch the unfolding of events.  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.18020205 fatcat:kv2vdowtrbck7nschh4ewf3kqy

Visual protest discourses on aviation and climate change

Agnes S. Kreil
2021 Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights  
This study analyzes the discourses of climate protesters on this topic.  ...  Visual protest materials targeting aviation were photographed at three Swiss climate demonstrations in 2019 and analyzed using the Sociology of Knowledge Approach to Discourse.  ...  ., and the other anonymous photographers whose photographs I retrieved from the temporary Klimastreik/FFF archive.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annale.2021.100015 fatcat:gvulm6yjpndp5nz62onfywayhm

Climate Change and the Inescapable Present

Jeanne Tiehen
2018 Performance Philosophy  
Utilizing phenomenological theories of time from Husserl and Heidegger, and drawing on philosophical and cultural theories of presentism, this paper examines how these ideas manifest in two climate change  ...  In conclusion, it is argued that theatre's own conventions of time and space allows an inescapable present to exist, in which audiences are given a phenomenological experience of climate change that is  ...  Thinking further about Husserlian phenomenology and presentism, our consciousness receives information about climate change in the form of statistics and prognostications from media sources.  ... 
doi:10.21476/pp.2018.41194 fatcat:zda3ymqusffstllwykehfnfkk4

Semantic Systems and Visual Tools to Support Environmental Communication

Arno Scharl, David Herring, Walter Rafelsberger, Alexander Hubmann-Haidvogel, Ruslan Kamolov, Daniel Fischl, Michael Fols, Albert Weichselbraun
2017 IEEE Systems Journal  
The examples stem from the Media Watch on Climate Change, the Climate Resilience Toolkit and the NOAA Media Watch-three applications that aggregate environmental resources from a wide range of online sources  ...  Given the intense attention that environmental topics such as climate change attract in news and social media coverage, scientists and communication professionals want to know how different stakeholders  ...  The Media Watch on Climate Change is no exception.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2015.2466439 fatcat:vn7wcpygcvhwhasvygdig5wly4

Theory and language of climate change communication

Brigitte Nerlich, Nelya Koteyko, Brian Brown
2010 Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change  
It engages with the difficult issue of the relationship between climate change communication and behavior change, and it focuses, in particular, on the role of language (metaphors, words, strategies, frames  ...  Climate change communication has become a salient topic in science and society.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We gratefully acknowledge funding from the Economic and Social Research Council for the project: 'Carbon Compounds': Lexical creativity and discourse formations in the context of climate  ... 
doi:10.1002/wcc.0 fatcat:yzzrehdoprdh3eaemqmrvtahnq

Climate Change Totems and Discursive Hegemony Over the Arctic

Chui-Ling Tam, Suzanne Chew, Anabela Carvalho, Julie Doyle
2021 Frontiers in Communication  
The Arctic and its animals figure prominently as icons of climate change in Western imaginaries.  ...  global climate change negotiations and research during 2016–2018 in Canada's Nunavut Territory.  ...  media.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2021.518759 doaj:b2c59255d22640f4b9d27fb55ccc6ab1 fatcat:rxfwnanldvhlznuig4ez2legji

Creating Pathways for Positive Change

Wendy Goldstein, Nancy Colleton, Sandra Rientjes, Frits Hesselink, Chuck Phillips, Juliane Zeidler, Justine Braby, Keith Wheeler
2012 SAPIENS  
It explores contextualizing a problem or challenge, influencing policy through strategic communication, engaging stakeholders, and managing change.  ...  Sharing a vision of a global community that loves and values nature, the Commission facilitates capacity building, change management, knowledge management, learning processes and communication activities  ...  Forest Watch Ghana actively informed local communities throughout the country and was perceived as a reliable source of information.  ... 
doaj:891e54deb1e447c2aa73f90c58a86ecc fatcat:ndlkpk2dtrcbljrg3ad5y5l4p4

Science and Environmental Communication on YouTube: Strategically Distorted Communications in Online Videos on Climate Change and Climate Engineering

Joachim Allgaier
2019 Frontiers in Communication  
However, only little is known about what kind of information users find when they are searching for information about climate science, climate change, and climate engineering on YouTube.  ...  The online video-sharing website YouTube is extremely popular globally, also as a tool for information on science and environmental topics.  ...  for information on climate change or climate engineering.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomm.2019.00036 fatcat:rn3hj3533jbuhesvrqt3sfqdwa
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