Taking Climate Change Seriously An analysis of op-ed articles in Spanish press

Sunday, July 17, 2016

by Martí Domínguez, Íngrid Lafita, Anna Mateu
Published in Public Understanding of Science, April 2016

In this article, we study the evolution of opinion genres regarding climate change in three Spanish newspapers (El País, El Mundo, and ABC). Analyzing the op-ed articles in these newspapers, we observe a significant change in the evolution of opinion. While denialism was very present in conservative press in 2007, 7 years later it is almost absent from El Mundo, and its presence in ABC is much lower and inactive: this shows that scientific consensus has prevailed over time and Spanish denialism has weakened, exclusively supported by political arguments by the most conservative parties.
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  1. Luis Miret says:

    What a coincidence! Sharing the blog with a writer who I admire.
    Lluís Miret

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