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An experiment finds small changes in framing and word choice can elicit significant changes in how science skeptics engage with news coverage of climate change.
“[Labeling] was the major intervention that Facebook said it was going to do, and it hasn’t done it.”
The biggest news story of all time doesn’t quite fit our working definition of news, and hence is going remarkably undercovered.
This subtle form of misinformation, which scholars have called “fossil fuel solutionism,” involves cherry-picking data and talking points.
Data visualization can help people grasp the challenges that lie ahead.
What kind of awareness quotient are we looking for? What more about climate change does anyone need to know? What else is there to say?
“Those of us who cover the environment know that there are very many of us who are Black or Indigenous, or people of color, but the folks who get the byline at the big magazines, who get the cover stories on climate change are often white older dudes.”
“There’s a fair amount of climate coverage that is like a commuter leaning on their horn, in a traffic jam. It’s very loud. It tells everyone around them something they already knew. And, at the end of the day, nobody’s moved anywhere.”