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Does the media influence our view of climate change?

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Does the media influence our view of climate change?

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These are some of the questions you asked Nicholas Mirzoeff:

1- Does the media influence our perception of climate change in a negative way?
2- Why does everybody seem resigned to the prospect of climate change disasters?
3- Is global warming a turning point in our history?

Climate change

Climate change is often described as a series of unexpected events leading to disaster. Nicholas Mirzoeff is one of our experts on disasters. He is currently working on a project on the visual culture of climate change in conjunction with the not-for-profit organisation Islands First.

Nicholas Mirzoeff is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University.He has written several books on Visual Culture including, Watching Babylon: The War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture.