Words, Visuals, and the Vanished Enemy: Visual Securitization and the COP15 Opening Film

  • Tore Rørbæk
Part of the Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace book series (HSHES, volume 8)


On 7 December 2009 leading diplomats and policymakers gathered in Copenhagen for the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The conference was opened with a short film that showed climate-change-related disasters and concluded with a plea to save the world.


Climate Change Security Issue Political Agenda Collective Identity Visual Medium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Political ScienceUniversity of CopenhagenKøbenhavn KDenmark

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