Skip to Main Content

Climate Change

Media, Communication, and Misinformation

UBC Library provides access to many research articles, books, and theses on climate change journalism. Use our search tools or explore journalism resources to find and access these resources.

Associations and organizations which explore media coverage of climate change

Misinformation and disinformation on climate change has been a core impediment to action. Misinformation has recently posed substantial threats to democratic systems and public health responses to COVID-19, but the organized spread of misinformation on climate change has been even greater in terms of scale, longevity, and risk.


For images that are evidence-based and focused on making climate change relatable and compelling, see Climate Visuals.


Writing an Effective Op-Ed

Newspaper Databases

Major online full text newspaper databases.

News Focused on Climate

Climate change and related issues are news everywhere but journalistic partnerships like the Climate Desk Collaboration and the select news feeds and databases listed below provide an easy way to explore climate in the news.

Local News Media - Climate News Feeds

International News Media - Climate News Feeds and Databases

Social Media & Newsletters

Many climate scientists, organizations, and activists connect and share information and resources with each other and the public on social media. Others use newsletters, videos, and podcasts. Despite issues with misinformation, these platforms can be valuable tools for science communication and networking, as well as updates about developing current events.

Twitter Lists

The following are curated lists of people focused on climate. You can create your own lists, subscribe to lists created by others, or view lists to see tweets only from people on the list.