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Media and environment

Media plays a major role in educating the public about science, environment and policy. Climate change is presented to the public through media. The media simplifies the climate change concepts and constructs it to fit human interest, urgency and generally to be newsworthy. In a bid to find balance in reporting the media can amplifies disagreements about climate change. Media coverage of climate change and its role in portraying different narratives varies across different regions and different countries.