How Google is breaking its promise to stop profiting from ads on climate denial videos.
CAAD calls urgent action after EU officially designates 19 online platforms as being in scope of Digital Services Act
Online platforms are given four months to comply with new European Union Digital Service Act obligations, but these platforms should start taking action now, says the coalition of 50 organisations committed to addressing climate disinformation In response to the European Commission’s official designation of 19 online platforms as being in scope of the Digital Services […]
Big Tech benefits from fossil fuel greenwashing, says Stop Funding Heat, while Global Witness reports BP more than doubled its social media ad spend in 2022
Research from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) reveals how Google is profiting by cleaning Big Oil’s reputation
New report from the coalition reveals the rampant disinformation present at last year’s COP27 climate summit in Sharm el Sheikh
With Republicans’ performance in the US midterms failing to meet expectations, right-wing actors and groups are scrambling to find a coherent voice. The result is a mosaic of disinformation narratives, ranging from climate denial to election fraud.
Issue 7: New CAAD survey, EV disinfo achieving millions of views, and disinfo in the digital Anglosphere
A new CAAD survey looking at climate perceptions in Australia, Brazil, Germany, India, the UK and US shows the sobering impacts of misinformation.
Electric vehicle (EV) disinformation is among the top performing disinformation content being picked up by the Climate Action Against Disinformation (CAAD) coalition’s dashboard.
A new survey from the coalition reveals how prevalent climate disinformation beliefs and narratives are around the world.
A viral trend condemning ‘400 private jets’ has resurfaced at the summit, contrarians are branding climate activists as mentally ill extremists, and climate denial is back. Issue 6 of COP, LOOK, LISTEN available now.
The fifth edition of COP, LOOK, Listen – the newsletter covering climate disinformation trends and attacks at the COP27 climate summit.
The fourth edition of COP, LOOK, Listen – the newsletter covering climate disinformation trends and attacks at the COP27 climate summit.
The third edition of COP, LOOK, Listen – the newsletter covering climate disinformation trends and attacks at the COP27 climate summit.
The second edition of COP, LOOK, Listen – the newsletter covering climate disinformation trends and attacks at the COP27 climate summit.
A lot has happened since last year’s UN summit, COP26, and inevitably, this has altered the disinformation landscape we find ourselves in today.
ACT Climate Labs, member of the CAAD coalition, has put together a really helpful guide – COP27 Survival Kit – providing advice on how to get ahead of and respond to climate change disinformation during the summit.
Climate misinformation runs rampant on Facebook and comes mostly from a handful of publishers, according to this analysis by CCDH.
This guide was created as a resource for journalists and editors covering topics related to climate change to help better understand and respond to misinformation.
A new study, Programmatic Digital Advertisements and Climate Disinformation, finds that major advertising and media platforms – particularly Google – are actively funding and profiting from climate disinformation in the United States.
Green Latinos, with support from Friends of the Earth, commissioned Graphika to study how false and misleading narratives about climate change reach U.S.-based Spanish- speaking communities online.
This report by ISD and CAAD documents the extent and diverse nature of climate disinformation around last year’s international climate conference in Glasgow COP26.
A scorecard by Friends of the Earth, Avaaz, and Greenpeace USA shows that social media companies are largely leaving the public in the dark about their efforts to combat climate disinformation.
A report by Global Witness finds that Facebook is failing to live up to its pledges on climate disinformation, and is actually amplifying scepticism rather than driving its users towards reliable content.
Meta-Denial: How Facebook Fails to Keep Up with the Evolving Tactics of Today’s Climate Misinformers
Despite promises made by Facebook, an analysis shows that the company is still allowing top climate disinformers to escape its own policies and spread misleading content to millions of its users.
Stop Funding Heat’s finds that climate misinformation is rampant on Facebook and the platform is receiving thousands to place climate misinformation on its advertising platform.
This study details the emergence and mainstreaming of the term ‘climate lockdown’ across Twitter, Facebook and YouTube over a period of eight months in 2020/21.
Analysis of the February 2021 power outages in Texas shows that Facebook and other platforms’ fact-checking and disinformation policies are failing, and more must be done to stop Big Tech from driving climate disinformation.
Research from InfluenceMap shows the oil and gas industry is using social media as a key avenue for advertising, designed to prolong the use of oil and gas in the energy mix.
This report summarises all the available literature on climate misinformation on Facebook uncovering serious failings of the big tech platform.
InfluenceMap’s report exposes the powerful role Facebook plays in enabling climate disinformation campaigns.