Tweeting (or Tweaking) Climate Change: A Research Blueprint

People Involved: 
Tommy Xie Researcher
Type of Project: 
Faculty Original Project
Project Info: 

Study of Twitter during Climate Summit 2014 (NYC, Sep/2014) and COP21 (Paris, Nov-Dec/2015).

Reserach Questions: 

Network structure


  • What are the major frames (topic salience) in the discourse?
  • How are the frames paired (e.g. immigration & national security) to mold public perception
  • How is the content sourced (news media/NGO/pundits...)