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When the storm online is worse than the one outside

Meteorologists and climate scientists are increasingly having to combat misinformation cycles on social media.
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Latin America sees misinformation on climate change, study says

As Latin American leaders head to the COP28 climate summit, a new study warns that some politicians and their followers have been using recent extreme weather events to spread misinformation about climate change, a new report finds.

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Spanish-language misinformation on renewable energy spreads online, report shows

False narratives about renewable energy are malleable and adapted to different languages after extreme weather events in different countries, the researchers found.
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‘Climate villain’: Scientists say Rupert Murdoch wielded his media empire to sow confusion and doubt

The tycoon, who is stepping down from News Corp and Fox, has used his outlets to promote denial and delay action, experts say.

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California is on the verge of a world-changing climate bill — but it's in trouble

Emissions disclosure bill is testing the state’s climate resolve in the face of industry misinformation.
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Mike Huckabee’s “Kids Guide to the Truth About Climate Change” shows changing landscape of climate denial

Mike Huckabee’s “Kids Guide to the Truth About Climate Change” shows changing landscape of climate denial

Producers of climate misinformation are targeting kids and families, delivering an updated message that acknowledges global warming, but minimizes the influence of human emissions.

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‘Don’t Look Up’ director’s plan to win climate information war

The fossil-fuel industry has funded climate propaganda for decades. Don’t Look Up director Adam McKay tells Josh Marcus about his plan to counter it.

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