Climate Disinformation

Climate Disinformation

Climate Disinformation

05/06/20

“Why do malevolent institutions try to spread disinformation about climate change?”

 

Although climate change will bring extreme suffering to people of all backgrounds, certain institutions are based upon the very sources that are causing it. Since moving to more sustainable physical and social infrastructures would harm their economic bottom line, they try to slow it by spreading doubt about climate change. This Climate Disinformation strategy takes multiple forms, such as in think tanks or funding politicians and parties to repeat their lies. If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can find more information on the website of the Union of Concerned Scientists here.

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