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Linguistic mediation of climate change discourse
For several decades, the natural sciences have documented causes and effects of climate change, with all its complexity and inherent uncertainty. This global challenge is one of the most pressing issues facing humanity ...
Perspectives linguistiques et discursives sur la circulation du discours portant sur le changement climatique
(Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2014)
In the debates on climate change – one of the great global challenges, we observe a development where various discourses are constructed, often based on divergent understandings of the phenomenon as well as of its ...
IPCC communicative practices: A linguistic comparison of the Summary for Policymakers 2007 and 2013
(Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Culture and Communication Studies (IKK) and Department of International Language Studies and Computational Linguistics (ISV), 2014)
The present paper undertakes an analysis of language use in two so-called Summaries for policymakers (SPMs), published as part of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Assessment Reports 4 (AR4, 2007) and 5 ...
Norske klimanarrativer – hvor mange “fortellinger”? En lingvistisk og diskursiv analyse av to norske stortingsmeldinger
(Institutt for lingvistiske og nordiske studier, Universitetet i Oslo, 2014)
This article explores how climate change is framed in the Norwegian White Papers on Climate Policy and on the High North (2011–2012). Scientific as well as political representations of climate change influence individual ...
Representations of the future in English language blogs on climate change
This paper investigates how the notion of future is represented in a large corpus of English-language blogs related to climate change, with an overarching interest in exploring to what extent the perspectives of ...
A linguistic framework for studying voices and positions in the climate debate
(De Gruyter, 2014-07)
The public debate on the highly contested issue of climate change is characterized by a multitude of voices as well as position taking by the social actors involved. Studies involving the climate issue have emanated from ...
Il y a polyphonie et polyphonie
(Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen, 2014)