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Elon Musk’s X, formerly Twitter, ranks last in climate scorecard

Environmental groups slammed Elon Musk’s X app in a report Wednesday ranking social media platforms on their approach to climate change misinformation.

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As fires and floods rage, Facebook and Twitter are missing in action

Natural disasters in Canada and California highlight how Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have pulled back from the news, complicating emergency responses.
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Elon Musk tweets false climate claim

The world's richest man has made public statements that deny basic science about the role of agriculture in heating the planet, say experts.
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Fake social media profiles wage "organised" propaganda campaign on Cop28

Fake social media profiles have been spreading propaganda messages about Cop28 and attacking criticism of its host, the United Arab Emirates, in what experts called an “organised” campaign.

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Bad-faith actors spreading lies about climate change, warns WMO

Public knowledge around climate change is being marred by "widespread" misinformation by "bad faith actors sowing doubt and confusion", according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

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'Murderers and criminals:' Meteorologists face unprecedented trolling from conspiracy theorists

“Murderers.” “Criminals.” “We are watching you.” These are just a handful of the threats and abuse sent to meteorologists at Spain’s national weather agency in recent months. The harassment of meteorologists by conspiracy theorists and climate deniers is not confined to Spain.

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Worries mount about misinformation in science

It's diminishing public trust in science and becoming an existential threat to the planet, researchers warned this week.