Disinfo on Twitter and and ‘nature-rinsing’ ad campaigns on Facebook are the norm. Transparency and accountability at Big Tech—and an end to the monetization of disinformation—is what’s required.
The Culture Warriors Out to Destroy ‘America the Beautiful’
Billions of dollars may soon be en route for US wildlife conservation. But a Texas-based org’s groundless ‘land grab’ warnings have seeded resistance across the West.
Webzine ‘Against the Ecofascist Creep’ Smashes Dangerous Delusions
Anti-Creep Climate Initiative utilizes Marvel characters to educate public about the dangerous fallacies behind fascistic thinking on global environmental challenges. April Anson, Cassie Galentine, Shane Hall, Alex Menrisky, & Bruno Seraphin Sometimes we wish we could solve the world’s problems with a *snap* of our fingers, even though we know […]
National Butterfly Center smeared by Pizzagate-style disinfo campaign closing ‘for the immediate future’
Center Director Marianna Treviño-Wright says ‘psyops’ harassment and a recent violent confrontation preceded decision to close.
Factchecking the Texas Public Policy Foundation
Greg Harman In recent months, an Austin-based think tank, the Texas Public Policy Foundation, has been holding regular (lightly attended) meetings to disparage and attempt to undermine the City’s draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan (CAAP). Though SA Councilman Clayton Perry, who has privately accused fellow council members of being […]
Climate Deniers are Not Little Galileos. Here’s Why.
The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: How is it measured and what it means. Ray Weymann/Central Coast Climate Science It is frequently said that “97 percent of climate scientists agree that the climate is changing, due mostly to human activities,” or words to that effect. I recently received email from […]