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Scientists and climate advocates, have panned Facebook's initiative because it does nothing to address the massive distribution of climate disinformation on Facebook Their Climate Science Information Center contains no information about the primary reasons the climate crisis exists: polluting companies, policy obstruction, and unchecked climate denial. They are polluting the information landscape by allowing misinformation to proliferate from their platform.  Facebook’s Climate Science Information Center ignores systemic solutions and emphasizes individual solutions . it's  the same tactic fossil fuel companies have used to delay climate action for years. “Facebook’s new page buys into that framing,” he said. “It pushes an unhelpful narrative that distracts from what is necessary to solve climate change.”

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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