These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Notes: According to their about page, RealClimate is a “commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists.” They state their purpose is “to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide the context sometimes missing in mainstream commentary.” According to Time, they are “in line with the Web’s original purpose: scientific communication” with a “straightforward presentation of the physical evidence for global warming”. We rate RealClimate as a highly credible Pro-Science source. (M. Huitsing 8/31/2017)