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Voices of a generation: The Communicative power of youth activism. Article in Climatic Change 2021. By Elisabeth Eide & Risto Kunelius, with MediaClimate researchers. Available at: Voices of a generation the communicative power of youth activism — University of Helsinki 


Schäfer, Mike; Painter, James (2020) Climate journalism in a changing media ecosystem: Assessing the production of climate change-related news around the world.  WIREs climate change.


Andi, S (2020) how people access news about climate Change. chapter from Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2020.

Tobias R. KellerTobias_Keller, Valerie Hase, Jagadish Thaker, Daniela Mahl & Mike S. Schäfer (2019) News Media Coverage of Climate Change in India 1997-2016: Using Automated Content Analysis to Assess Themes and Topics. Article in Environmental Communication A Journal of Nature and Cultur

Painter, J. (2019) Climate Change Journalism: Time to Adapt  Four edited collections describe climate change’s unprecedented challenge for journalism worldwide, writes James Painter.

Wibeck V., Hansson A., Anshelm J., Asayama S., Dilling L., Feetham P.M., Hauser R., Ishii A., Sugiyama M. Making sense of climate engineering: a focus group study of lay publics in four countries. Climatic Change   145(1-2) 1-14 2017

Fretheim, E. (2017) Varmere, våtere, villere… Moss avis.

ASAYAMA, S. (2017) Selling stories of techno-optimism? The role of narratives on discursive construction of carbon capture and storage in the Japanese media. In Energy Research & Social Science. Available online 12 June 2017.

Roosvall, A. & Tegelberg, M. 2015. Media and the geographies of climate justice: Indigenous peoples, nature and the geopolitics of climate change. Triple C: Communication, Capitalism, & Critique, 13(1), 39-54.

Asayama, S. & Ishii, A. 2014. Reconstruction of the boundary between climate science and politics: The IPCC in the Japanese mass media, 1988–2007. Public Understanding of Science, 23 (2):189-203.

Moges, Mulatu A. 2013. A Study on How Disaster Issues Reported On the Ethiopian Print Media. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 3 (4).

Kumpu, V. 2013. A climate for reduction? Futures imagined in newspaper coverage of UN climate summits. Futures, 53, 53-62.

Russell, A. 2013. Innovation in hybrid spaces: 2011 UN Climate Summit and the expanding journalism landscape. Journalism, 14, 904-920.

Roosvall, A. & Tegelberg, M. 2013. Framing climate change and indigenous peoples: Intermediaries of urgency, spirituality and de-nationalization. International Communication Gazette, 75, 392-409.

Eide, E. 2012. Visualizing a global crisis: constructing climate, future and present. Conflict & Communication Online, 11 (2).

Kunelius, R. & Eide, E. 2012. Moment of Hope, Mode of Realism: On the Dynamics of a Transnational Journalistic Field During UN Climate Change Summits. International Journal of Communication, 6, 266–285.

Krøvel, R., Ytterstad, A. & Orgeret, K. S. 2012. Objectivity and Advocacy in Global Warming Journalism: Scientific Knowledge, Local Experiences and Concern among Students in Nicaragua, Nepal and Bangladesh. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 22, 15-28.

Eide, E. & Ytterstad, A. 2011. The Tainted Hero: Frames of Domestication in Norwegian Press Representation of the Bali Climate Summit. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 16, 50-74.

Sampei, Y., & Aoyagi-Usui, M. 2009. Mass-media coverage, its influence on public awareness of climate-change issues, and implications for Japan’s national campaign to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Global Environmental Change, 19(2), 203-212.

Research reports, other reports:

Brüggemann, M (ed. 2016) Media Representation of Climate Change Politics at COP21: the End of the Beginning. Contributions from Eide, Kunelius & Russell

Schäfer, M., Berglez, P., Wessler, H., Eide, E., Nerlich, B. & O’Neill, S. 2016. Investigating mediated climate change communication: A best-practice guide. Jönköping: Jönköping University, School of Education and Communication.

Book chapters:

Roosvall, A. & Tegelberg, M. 2016. Natural Ecology Meets Media Ecology: Indigenous Activists’ Views on Nature and Media. In: Graf, H. (ed.) The Environment in the Age of the Internet: Activists, Communication, and the Digital Landscape. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers.

Russell, Adrienne (2017)“Climate Justice Movement, Hacktivist Sensibilities, and Prototyping Change,” in Graham Meikle, ed. Routledge Companion to Media and Activism, New York: Routledge, forthcoming

Russell, Adrienne (2016) “Similarities and Differences in Sources, Tone and Advocacy,” co-author with Candice Howarth, in Painter, J. et al. Something Old, Something New: Digital Media and the Coverage of Climate Change, Oxford Reuters Institute/I.B. Tauris book series,

Saleh, I. 2014. Narrating Climate Change Crisis: The Press, Social Imaginaries & Harsh Realities in Africa. In: Maxwell, R., Raundalen, J. & Vestberg, N.L. (eds.) Media and the Ecological Crisis. Routledge, pp.161-173.

Tegelberg, M., Yagodin, D. & Russell, A. 2014. #Climatenews: Summit Journalism and Digital Networks. In: Crow, D. A. & Boykoff, M. T. (eds.) Culture, Politics and Climate Change: How Information Shapes our Common Future. Routledge.F

For our German readers: Grüener Journalismus

Articles, Reports and book chapters:


Roosvall, A., Tegelberg, M. (2018) Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics. New York: Peter Lang.


Kunelius, R., Eide, E., Tegelberg, M. & Yagodin, D. (eds.) 2017. Media and Global Climate Knowledge: Journalism and the IPCC. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

Painter, J. (2016) Something Old, Something New: Digital Media and the Coverage of Climate Change, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Klima, medier og politikkEide, E., Elgesem, D., Gloppen, S. & Rakner L. (red.2014) Klima, medier og politikk. Oslo: Abstrakt forlag (Norwegian book on Climate, media and politics)

Media meets climate : the global challenge for journalismEide, E. & Kunelius, R. (eds.) 2012. Media Meets Climate: The Global Challenge for Journalism, Göteborg: Nordicom.

Bilderesultat for Climate Change in the Media james painterPainter, J. (2013) Climate Change in the Media: Reporting Risk and Uncertainty, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Bilderesultat for Global Climate, Local Journalisms: A Transnational Study of How Media Make Sense of Climate Summits,Eide, E., Kunelius, R. & Kumpu, V. (eds.) 2010. Global Climate, Local Journalisms: A Transnational Study of How Media Make Sense of Climate Summits, Bochum: Projectverlag.c