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Untangling fake news from climate science

Discuss what is to be done about climate change, rather than argue about whether it's real.

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On the subject of climate change, the non-specialist news consumer is either told that climate change is real, man-made and dangerous, or that it's not happening. But this is a false dichotomy.

THE Singapore government's recent decision to form a Select Committee to examine the problem of online falsehoods was an acknowledgement that when "fake news" spreads at Internet-speed via the likes of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, the threat to public order cannot be viewed with complacency....

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