Don't Look Up: The role of the media in covering the climate crisis

Pile of newspapers. Image courtesy of Pixabay

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  • Hybrid attendance - in person (City College Plymouth, Kings Road, Plymouth PL1 5QG) and online

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The Plymouth Athenaeum’s Spring Lecture Series continues with a mixture of artistic, literary and scientific topics to fascinate and inspire at City College Plymouth.

Join Professor Alison Anderson as she discusses the role of the media in covering the climate crisis.

Alison Anderson is Professor in Sociology in the School of Society and Culture and the research lead for the Environment, Culture and Society research group at the University of Plymouth.

Her research focuses on risk communication particularly in terms of environmental issues and health. She is the author of Media, Culture and the Environment and Media, Environment and the Network Society as well as numerous articles on media and risk communication.

She is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Australia and a founding member of the International Environmental Communication Association.

This event is open to the public and free to attend. This is a hybrid-delivery event, meaning there will be some seating available for in-person attendance or alternatively you can participate in the event online. Please register via the above link or email info@plymouthathenaeum.co.uk for any queries.

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