Why Disinformation Campaigns Threaten to Destroy Climate Progress
“Why do disinformation campaigns threaten to destroy climate progress?”
Climate change is near-universally regarded by the scientific community as something occurring on this planet because of human activity. However, many individuals and organizations make large profits from carbon-intensive activities. To prevent monetary shortfalls, these entities have invested in disinformation campaigns to sow doubt about climate change. They may paint climate denial as a “fair alternative”, project renewable energy as unrealistic, or even use racist and antisemitic tropes to portray climate change as a foreign hoax to destroy the United States. Over time, some people absorb these views and fight against climate spending. This is Why Disinformation Campaigns Threaten to Destroy Climate Progress.