Science Careers

Critiquing climate coverage


“I’ve looked for other ways to engage with science in the public sphere, and found either they don’t exist or will take more time and energy on my part,” Moon says. “But Climate Feedback has been a really positive experience.”

New Scientist

Climate change credibility tool shows what news you can trust


"John Cook of the Global Change Institute at the University of Queensland, Australia, says that Climate Feedback could be powerful from a psychological point of view. “By highlighting misinformation, you’re sending a visual cue to the reader to be cognitively on guard.”"

The Huffington Post

Straight Thinking and the Paris Climate Negotiations


"The Climate Feedback initiative provides a valuable service - making the insights and knowledge of scientists at the forefront of their respective fields available to us all, and allowing us to judge for ourselves whether or not scientific information has been reported accurately. It is already improving journalistic standards."


Climate Feedback on the frontpage of Reddit


"Using the Hypothesis annotation platform, Climate Feedback's community of scientists go through a variety of online media articles and provide ‘feedback’ on the scientific accuracy of the information presented. Readers can then view these annotations directly alongside the original texts."

The Guardian

Scientists get tool to mark online climate science media coverage and it’s not a rusty teaspoon


"One growing community of scientists has a new tool at their disposal to assess the credibility of climate change stories and commentary online. And it’s not a rusty teaspoon. Using the Climate Feedback tool, scientists have started to diligently add detailed annotations to online content and have those notes appear alongside the story as it originally appeared."

Inside Story

Pope 1, Lomborg 0


"Providing positive endorsement of high-profile media coverage opens up new opportunities for climate scientists to engage on their own terms with readers."


National Public Radio segment on Climate Feedback


“In the arena of climate change coverage, there is often a gap between science-based facts and what is actually reported.”

Columbia Journalism Review

How scientists are annotating climate reporting


“with the democratization of the Web, and the downfall of the paid fact-checker, scientists may be able to step in and provide a much-needed check on unfairly warped truths—if they stick to what they know.”


Policing the Online Climate Conversation


“If a newspaper claims that something is based on science,” Vincent said, “we want to examine whether they are making their case on solid scientific ground.”

Skeptical Software Tools

Crowdsourced climate feedback via the newly launched


"So what is web annotation? It’s very simple – it’s a way of attaching comments, criticism and so on directly to original content on the web. Unlike conventional comment threads, which are often a distant scroll away from the text to which they refer, annotations appear right next to the original. And since annotations reside in, they are not subject to the censorious whims of the owner of the original content."