• Myanna Lahsen




Analyzing Brazilian newspapers' climate coverage leading up to 2010, this article shows that climate change was framed as an energy problem although energy is a small part of the country’s emissions compared to emissions from land use change and agriculture. While meat production is the single largest cause of national emissions, discussions of meat as a problem in the context of climate change were marginal, at best. To the extent that the topic of meat appeared, it was underdeveloped and approached in ways that reduced attention, concern, and agency on the part of Brazilians to steer the country towards a new, more sustainable development path. This paper presents these findings and offers a preliminary political economic explanation for its existence.

Biografia do autor

Myanna Lahsen

Mestranda em Ciência da Informação no Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência da Informação do Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia/ Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Possui graduação em Biblioteconomia pela Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (2013), hab. em Gestão da Informação. Trabalha como analista de informação na Promon Engenharia LTDA (desde 2004). Participa do Grupo de Pesquisa Economias Colaborativas e Produção P2P no Brasil do Instituto Brasileiro de Informação em Ciência e Tecnologia – IBICT. Participa de projetos de avaliação e análise de requisitos para sistemas de gerenciamento eletrônico de documentos e projetos de inovação em organizações. Experiência em gestão de informação, documentação técnica de engenharia e sistemas de gestão eletrônica de documentos. Áreas de interesse: estudos humanísticos da informação; organização do conhecimento; comunicação e inovação.



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Como citar

LAHSEN, M. BUFFERS AGAINST INCONVENIENT KNOWLEDGE: BRAZILIAN NEWSPAPER REPRESENTATIONS OF THE CLIMATE-MEAT LINK. P2P E INOVAÇÃO, [S. l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 59–84, 2017. DOI: 10.21721/p2p.2017v4n1.p59-84. Disponível em: http://revista.ibict.br/p2p/article/view/3985. Acesso em: 16 out. 2021.