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- Overall, GeoEngineering Watch is a one of the kind conspiracy and pseudoscience website. This one has few rivals in how far they will go to sell unproven, misleading claims regarding GeoEngineering.
Bias Rating: CONSPIRACY-PSEUDOSCIENCE
Factual Reporting: LOW
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY
GeoEngineering Watch does not have an about page, though it does have contact information that directs to Dane Wigington of Bella Vista, California. According to a Whois Search, the domain was purchased in November 2009.
Funded by / Ownership
GeoEngineering Watch does not indicate ownership or funding on its website; however, Dane Wigington is listed as the contact person, and there is a donation link on the website. There isn’t any labeled advertising on the website.
Analysis / Bias
In review, GeoEngineering Watch is primarily concerned with weather manipulation for sinister means and the use of HAARP. For example, they claim that the devastating hurricane Florence was manipulated by Microwaves Transmissions and that the government is using Chemtrails for control of the environment as well. Throw in some anti-vax hysteria, and you have yourself a truly tin foil-quackery website.
Failed Fact Checks
- “The intentional dimming of direct sunlight by aircraft dispersed particles, a form of global warming mitigation known as “Solar Radiation Management”, has and is causing catastrophic damage to the planet’s life support systems.” – Inaccurate
Overall, GeoEngineering Watch is a one of the kind conspiracy and pseudoscience website. This one has few rivals in how far they will go to sell unproven, misleading claims regarding GeoEngineering. (8/10/2016) Updated (D. Van Zandt 11/18/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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