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Facebook's climate of denial

On Sep 21, 2020
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"Facebook is polluting the information landscape by allowing misinformation to proliferate from their platform." —@johnfocook on why @Facebook's "Climate Science Information Center" is just another distraction from its climate misinformation problem https://t.co/0GV45okfB7
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Climate disinformation ran wild on Facebook as the company announced it was "stepping up" on climate.

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On Sep 21, 2020
@ClimatePower shared
"Facebook is polluting the information landscape by allowing misinformation to proliferate from their platform." —@johnfocook on why @Facebook's "Climate Science Information Center" is just another distraction from its climate misinformation problem https://t.co/0GV45okfB7
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Facebook's climate of denial

Facebook's climate of denial

Climate disinformation ran wild on Facebook as the company announced it was "stepping up" on climate.

Facebook's climate of denial

Facebook's climate of denial

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Fact-check of viral climate misinformation quietly removed from Facebook

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Guest post: Global warming edges closer to Paris Agreement 1.5C limit

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