Polluting the truth about climate change

Join us on Monday 3 July 2023 (14:00 CEST) for the online discussion “Polluting the truth about climate change” with esteemed speakers in the field!

Polluting the truth about climate change

After some introductory words on the topic by Zora Siebert, Head of EU Democracy & Digital Policy Programme at Heinrich Böll Foundation EU office, Alexandra Geese, German MEP of The Greens / EFA, will highlight the challenges of climate misinformation from the policy perspective. The fascinating Jennie King, Head of Climate Research and Policy at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), will introduce us to the denialist and conspiracy content that falsely seeks to portray climate change solutions as restrictions on freedom. DeSmog’s Climate News Reporter Adam Barnett will share with us his deep knowledge of how climate change is being weaponised to advance political agendas. EU DisinfoLab’s Ana Romero-Vicente will moderate the discussion.

Our panelists will shed light on the various forms of climate change disinformation and explore its far-reaching consequences from different angles. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A.

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