Most of these sources are geared towards journalists, but they can be used by everyone.
The Intercept. Article on climate disinformation strategies.
Skeptical Science. This website debunks climate misinformation by presenting peer-reviewed science and explaining the techniques of science denial, discourses of climate delay, and climate solutions denial. Climate myths sorted by subject and popularity, plus climate graphics and other resources.
Covering Climate Now is a collaboration of journalists and newsrooms working together to improve climate coverage worldwide. They host webinars for journalists but open to all. Resources include 10 Climate Change Myths Debunked and 6 Tricks Used to Spread Climate Disinformation (and Six Tools to Discover Them).
Climate Disinformation Database. DeSmog’s Climate Disinformation Database includes extensive global research on the individuals and organizations that have helped to delay and distract the public and our elected leaders from taking needed action to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and fight global warming.
Climate Action Against Disinformation. A global coalition of over 50 leading climate and anti-disinformation organizations. Includes reports on subjects such as climate change denial on specific social media platforms, misleading fossil narratives at COP meetings and a Journalist’s Field Guide: Navigating Climate Misinformation.
Climate Files. Climate files is an archival database of news, information and documents reflecting 20 years of research and data collection from multiple sources. Includes research such as Accessing ExxonMobil’s early global warming projections.
Documented. Documented is similar to Climate Files, but highlights current activities.
Institute for Strategic Dialogue: Climate Disinformation. ISD identifies, monitors and analyses global online information operations targeting the climate policy agenda. See Media for current issues.
Disinformation Techniques: A Glossary. Rigged is an online archive and podcast documenting the history and evolution of disinformation in America, researched and curated by investigative journalist Amy Westervelt.
Rhetoric and frame analysis of ExxonMobil’s climate change communications. Paper by Geoffrey Supran and Naomi Oreskes, One Earth, May 2021. A dominant public narrative about climate change is that “we are all to blame.” Another is that society must inevitably rely on fossil fuels for the foreseeable future. How did these become conventional wisdom?
The climate change-denying TikTok post that won’t go away. Article by Marco Silva & Maryam Ahmed, BBC Verify.
Discourse of Climate Delay: A Comic. A comic adaptation by Céline Keller of the ‘Discourses of Climate Delay’ study by the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)
Discourses of Climate Delay (Comic). By Leonard Chemineau. From: Original article “Discourses of Climate Delay” published by Cambridge University Press in “Global Sustainability” :Lamb, W., Mattioli, G., Levi, S., Roberts, J., Capstick, S., Creutzig, F., . . . Steinberger, J. (2020). Discourses of climate delay. Global Sustainability, 3, E17. doi:10.1017/sus.2020.13 ( https://bit.ly/3rjoDK1 )
The propaganda playbook: How the PR industry shifted from tobacco to fossil fuels. Article by Anupriya Dasgupta, Feb. 1, 2023, ricochet. It examines fossil fuel advertising in Canada, the implications for news media, and the movement to hold industry accountable for what they tell Canadians.
How journalists can tackle climate change disinformation. From denial to “delayism”, bad information about climate change can take many shapes and forms. How do you go about tackling them all?Article by Marco Silva, Climate disinformation specialist, BBC News.
Challenge of the Climate Crisis: A Climate Reporting Guidebook. Includes how to read a science paper, how to evaluate other sources, visualizing the climate crisis and more.