A former Republican congressman has blamed Rupert Murdoch's media outlets for fuelling "climate rejectionism" among conservatives, suggesting they could be part of the reason why the United States is failing to lead the world to tackle global heating.
A majority of polled voters, 64 percent, think Facebook should be held accountable for failing to warn users about opinion articles that spread misinformation about climate change, according to a survey by the think tank Data for Progress.
New research from Brown University's Rachel Wetts suggests that major newspapers are still more likely to feature the views of business interests and still overrepresent people who don't seem to accept the reality of climate change.
'Everybody’s entitled to their opinion - but not their own facts': The spread of climate denial on Facebook
An article linking climate change to Earth's solar orbit went viral last year, racking up 4.2million views on social media and widely shared on Facebook. It was the most-engaged with climate story in 2019, according to Brandwatch.
The novel coronavirus outbreak has starkly exposed inequalities worldwide and could set back human development for the first time since 1990, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Swedish teen Greta Thunberg, the founder of the Fridays for Future youth movement, on Wednesday called on fellow climate activists to move their weekly rallies online due to the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it aims to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits by 2030 and that by 2050, it hopes to have taken out enough to account for all the direct emissions the company has ever made.
James Murdoch had always had a genuine and sincere concern about environmental issues throughout his career, according to a media analyst.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.