Climate change denial confuses the truth by overwhelming us with misleading claims and questions. These are designed in bad faith to confuse the debate so action is delayed. But in the times when the most powerful tool of spreading information is social media, do we really know how they deal with climate disinformation?
Debates on the internet are a lot of things - but rarely are they civil, productive or backed up by a lot of scientifically substantiated information. A new crowdsourcing information platform, Omniago, hopes to provide climate activists with the tools they need to battle internet misinformation within our social media generation.