GristScientists are fact-checking climate journalism now
“Here’s an open industry secret: Environmental and climate journalists are disseminating scientific information to the public, but most of us aren’t scientists. Neither are the fact-checkers.”
The GuardianClimate scientists are now grading climate journalism
"We argue that scientists have a moral duty to speak up when they see misinformation masquerading as science. [...] You can help them make their voices heard. We invite you to stand with us for a better internet. We invite you to stand with science."
Big ThinkClimate Feedback Keeps Mainstream Media in Check, Seeks Funding on IndieGoGo
"Climate Feedback's website shows us trends in the media community. Websites which were once in high-standing in my own mind quickly fell from the pedestal."
Media Matters for AmericaCoalition Of Scientists Takes Novel Approach To Grading Accuracy Of Climate Change Coverage
"The approach Climate Feedback employs is unique in several respects. It borrows from the peer review process used to evaluate scientific research papers, ensuring that media coverage of climate science receives a similar level of scrutiny."
ObserverCan annotating text online straighten out our collective reasoning?
"The scientists found each other through an organization called Climate Feedback, powered by Hypothesis. [...] It is hard to argue that this isn’t annotation at its best. Each note deepens the conversation, leads to additional sources and provides meaningful context."
Fast CompanyAre We Finally Ready To Annotate The Entire Internet?
"Even in some very prominent outlets there are sometimes inaccuracies, and it can be very hard to know what is right, because you can hear one thing and then the opposite from one day to the next"
Science CareersCritiquing 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 ScientistClimate 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 PostStraight 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."
"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."