Select publications on media and the environment from scholars involved with the CWC's Environmental Media Initiative.


LeMenager, Stephanie. Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

LeMenager, Stephanie, Teresa Shewry, and Ken Hiltner, eds. Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Griggs, Gary, and Deepika Shrestha Ross, eds. California Coast from the Air: Images of a Changing Landscape. Missoula: Mountain Press, 2014. 

Starosielski, Nicole. The Undersea Network. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015.

Starosielski, Nicole and Janet Walker. Sustainable Media. New York:  Routledge, 2016.

Book Chapters

Rice, R. E., Meisner, M., Depoe, S., Opel, A., Roser-Renouf, C., & Shome, D. "Environmental communication and media: Centers, programs and resources," In S. Jones, ed, Communication @ the center, 137-155. NY: Hampton Press, 2012.

Rice, R. E. & Robinson, J. A. "Transdisciplinary approaches for twenty-first century ocean sustainability communication," In R. E. Rice & C. K. Atkin, eds, Public communication campaigns, 231-244. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2012.

Rice, R. E., Robinson, J. A., & Caron, B. "Sampling the Sea: Using social media for an online ocean sustainability curriculum," In B. White, I. King, & P. Tsang, eds, Social media tools and platforms in learning environments: Present and future, 373-385. NY: Springer Publishing, 2011.

Walker, Janet “Projecting Sea Level Rise: Documentary Film and Other Geolocative Technologies.” In A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film, “Planet” sub-section. Eds. Alexandra Juhasz and Alisa Lebow. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell, 2015.

Walker, Janet “Moving Home: Documentary Film and Other Remediations of Post-Katrina New Orleans.” In Moving Environments:  Affect, Emotion, Ecology and Film. Ed. Alexa Weik von Mossner. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014.

Walker, Janet, “Rights and Return: The Perils of Situated Testimony after Katrina.” In Documentary Testimonies: Global Archives of Suffering. Eds. Bhaskar Sarkar and Janet Walker. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Journal Articles

Bates, C. H., "The use of social marketing concepts to develop ocean sustainability campaigns," Social Marketing Quarterly 16.1 (2010): 71-96.

Johnson, Elizabeth, and Harlan Morehouse, "After the Anthropocene: Politics and Geographic Inquiry for a New Epoch," Progress in Human Geography (2014): 1-18. doi: 10.1177/0309132513517065

Kahan, D.M., Peters, E., Wittlin, M., Slovic, P., Ouellette, L.L., Braman, D. and Mandel, G. "The polarizing impact of science literacy and numeracy on perceived climate change risks," Nature Climate Change 2 (2012): 732-735. doi:10.1038/nclimate1547 

Kahan, Dan M., Hank Jenkins‐Smith, and Donald Braman, "Cultural cognition of scientific consensus," Journal of Risk Research 14.2 (2011): 147-174. doi:10.1080/13669877.2010.511246 

lewallen, ann-elise, "Resilience Embodied," Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities 1.1 (Winter 2013): 1-2. doi: 10.5250/resilience.1.1.11 

O'Donnell, C. and Rice, R. E., "A communication approach to campus bottled water campaigns," Social Marketing Quarterly 18.4 (2012): 255-273. doi: 10.1177/1524500412466075 

Rebich-Hespanha, S., Rice, R. E., Montello, D. R., Retzloff, S., Tien, A. & Hespanha, J. P., "Image themes and frames in U.S. print news stories about climate change," Environmental Communication (2014)

Walker, Janet, “Eavesdropping in The Cove:  Interspecies Ethics, Public and Private Space, and Media under Water.” Studies in Documentary Film 7.3 (2013): 209-232. doi:10.1386/sdf.7.3.209_1