These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation. They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information that may damage liberal causes. Some sources in this category may be untrustworthy. See all Left Bias sources.
- Overall, we rate Climate Home News Left Biased based on editorial and advocacy positions that align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: LEFT
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2011, Climate Home News is a London, UK-based news website that reports on climate change and environmental issues. According to their about page, “Climate Home News aims to be the go-to media outlet for a global community of doers and thinkers seeking to understand the political, social and economic drivers of the climate crisis and climate action.”
Funded by / Ownership
Climate Change News Ltd. owns and publishes Climate Home News. The website was originally funded by Responding to Climate Change, a UK-based nonprofit. Currently, the website is funded by sponsors such as Signify, Unilever, Climate Investment Funds, and Climate Justice Resilience Fund.
Analysis / Bias
Climate Home News produces original reporting on climate change focused on politics, finance, energy, justice, land, transport, and science. They also advocate for Net Zero carbon emissions as a goal for all countries. The website features sponsored content from their donors that often promote their goods and services, such as this SME Climate Hub launches tools to help small businesses deliver on climate goals .
Articles and headlines contain moderately loaded emotional language such as this Will Nigeria’s climate change law put the brakes on gas flaring? When it comes to sourcing, they use credible peer-reviewed sources and environmental-government organizations.
Editorially, they promote conservation, sustainability, and concern for the impacts of climate change. Articles are critical of governments that they perceive as not doing enough ‘Betrayal’: US approves just $1bn climate finance for developing countries in 2022. Finally, opinion pieces favor the left with stories such as this We must disrupt Davos culture to end decades of failure on climate. Climate Home News generally holds a left-leaning editorial bias and reports news factually.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Climate Home News Left Biased based on editorial and advocacy positions that align with the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 03/19/2022)
Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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