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Ethics for climate change communicators

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Over the last decade, scholars have devoted significant attention to making climate change communication more effective but less attention to ensuring that it is ethical. This neglect risks blurring the distinction between persuasion and manipulation, generating distrust among audiences, and obscuring the conceptual resources needed to guide communicators. Three prevailing approaches to moral philosophy can illuminate various ethical considerations involved in communicating climate change. C...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Theology Faculty; Theology and Religion Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Issue:
Sep 2017
Pages:
1-42
Host title:
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science
Publication date:
2017-09-26
Acceptance date:
2017-08-01
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Pubs id:
pubs:810729
URN:
uri:2701eda1-1645-4d77-b09b-3d1ccdfbd34a
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uuid:2701eda1-1645-4d77-b09b-3d1ccdfbd34a
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pubs:810729

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