New wave of climate denial online on the rise

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By Roberta Harrington in Los Angeles A wave of “New Denial” of climate change is rising online, with potentially dire consequences, according to a study. False and misleading statements from about 12,000 recent videos on almost 100 YouTube and similar channels were analysed by the non-profit Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), based at the University of Exeter in the UK. The watchdog found that tactics of climate deniers are changing. Deniers used to say that climate change does not exist, but in the face of overwhelming evidence they are now saying that the solutions – such as renewabl…

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