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Tackling mis/dis-information: an urgent frontier…

Tackling mis/dis-information: an urgent frontier for action - SDG Media Zone at the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly
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Climate impacts are accelerating with every fraction of a degree of global warming. Solutions to decarbonize exist for every sector of the economy. Yet denial, distortion and falsehoods about well-established scientific climate facts are flooding social media feeds, online news platforms, broadcasts and ad spaces – impacting public opinion and delaying or preventing action.
  • Paul Goodloe, Meteorologist, The Weather Channel

  • Jake Dubbins, Co-Founder, Conscious Advertising Network, member of Climate Action Against Disinformation

  • Vanessa Nakate, Climate activist, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador 

Moderator: Charlotte Scaddan, Senior Adviser on Information Integrity, UN Department of Global Communications