These media sources have a slight to moderate liberal bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes) to favor liberal causes. These sources are generally trustworthy for information but may require further investigation. See all Left-Center sources.
- Overall, we rate Environment America as Left-Center biased based on their advocacy for environmental policies favored by the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing, a clean fact-check record, and evidence-based pro-science reporting.
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Established in 2007, Environment America is a coalition of state-level organizations in the U.S. focused on environmental advocacy. The organization focuses on areas like waste & recycling, toxins, and clean water & air. It advocates for pro-environmental policies at the state and federal levels. It is a non-profit organization not affiliated with any political party but financially supports Democratic candidates who share its environmental values.
Funded by / Ownership
Environment America is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. According to their financial information page, The organization has received foundation support from various entities in fiscal year 2022, including the 444S Foundation, Alaska Wilderness League, American Heart Association, Bydale Foundation, Colcom Foundation, and many others.
Analysis / Bias
Environment America is an organization that supports environmental causes and works with politicians to promote pro-environment policies. They tend to provide more financial support to Democratic candidates than Republican candidates, indicating a preference for the Democratic Party. The Environment America, Voter Action page shows the organization’s willingness to engage in political advocacy to further its environmental goals. It indicates a strategic approach to achieving environmental objectives, including aligning with specific political parties or candidates that share their environmental concerns.
Furthermore, Environment America Voter Action has contributed over $470,000 to candidates in federal, state, and local races. Most contributions go to Democratic candidates such as Joe Biden & Kamala Harris for the presidential ticket and various Democratic candidates for the US Senate and House. There are also some Moderate Republicans on the list, such as Lisa Murkowski and Brian Fitzpatrick.
An article titled “What can bring Democrats and Republicans together? Protecting America’s Wildlife” discusses bipartisan support for the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, which aims to conserve wildlife. This article highlights that Environment America’s primary focus is on environmental conservation, irrespective of political affiliation, as long as the cause is supported. Lastly, Environment America offers valuable insights into wildlife conservation in the United States. For example, their article “Jewels of the Sky” is fact-based, aligns with the organization’s environmental advocacy focus, and cites reputable sources like Pollinator.org, adding to its credibility.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Environment America as Left-Center biased based on their advocacy for environmental policies favored by the left. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing, a clean fact-check record, and evidence-based pro-science reporting. (M. Huitsing 10/03/2023)
Last Updated on October 3, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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