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Examining climate change and the media

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Examining climate change and the media

hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, December 6, 2006.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- Press coverage -- United States,
  • Climatic changes -- United States -- Public opinion,
  • Mass media and the environment -- United States,
  • Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-1077
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6 2006o
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23948584M
    ISBN 100160844851
    ISBN 109780160844850
    LC Control Number2009438927

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