Baker has joined the Global Warming Policy Foundation, a group that campaigners have said perpetuates "lies and falsehoods" about climate science.
Prof Peter Dobson said Global Warming Policy Foundation members were not climate deniers 'for the most part'.
Where it’s no longer credible to deny climate change, the fossil fuel giant puts the focus on ‘risk’ and blame on consumers, in echo of tobacco industry PR, researchers find.
Companies should consider pulling adverts from the platform until it takes further steps to tackle misleading climate-related content, say campaigners — but Facebook has been quick to defend its record.
Oxford University fellow Professor Peter Edwards has been appointed to the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s board of trustees.
Peter Butlin, who is deputy leader of Warwickshire County Council, regularly shares content from climate science denial groups.
Fossil fuel companies, experts say, “cannot be relied upon to decarbonize at the speed and scale needed” to tackle rising global emissions.
Lord Peter Lilley has been proposed as a member of a new parliamentary environmental committee.
A new study published in the journal Nature shows how social media allows for fake news to spread rapidly — and offers tips on how to slow it down.
After launching a new green campaign, the newspaper is turning its attention to editorial policy on climate change content.