Climate Feedback

Climate Feedback

Climate Feedback

Founded in 2014

Climate Feedback is a web-based content annotation tool that allows scientists to annotate articles to provide additional context and draw attention to inaccuracies. The process results in a credibility score.

Climate Feedback is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.

Tool type
Fully operational
Intended users
General public, Researchers
Tool focus
This tool is content-focused. It directly evaluates information, such as the authenticity of a photo.
Method or technology
Is the tool automated?
Founding organization
Climate Feedback
Founder/primary contact
Emmanuel Vincent

How is this tool working to address disinformation?

This tool aims to fight disinformation by creating a platform for the spread of evidenced-based, verified information. In this case, the content focuses on climate change.

Is there a connection with tech platforms?

None found

Who is funding the tool?

University of California Merced Center for Climate Communication, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), the Shuttleworth Foundation.

Are there external evaluations?

Climate Feedback was assessed by IFCN. The assessment focuses on the transparency and objectivity of the site, rather than its efficacy at spreading fact-based information—but this can be a useful marker of its quality.

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