The Issue-Attention Cycle

Whether the issue is a continuing problem of significant importance to society, or a relatively new and unheard of phenomenon, public attention and activism tends to follow similar patterns of cycling attitudes and behaviors. As Anthony Downs explains in an … Read More

Environmental Journalism and Climate Change

Greenhouse gas emissions have risen to a level that is altering the global climate. Yet despite the extensive scientific research behind this statement, the validity and consequences of clime change and global warming is still being questioned by many today. … Read More