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 the Daily Climate Left-Center biased and pro-science based on the promotion of left-leaning environmental science. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record.
Factual Reporting: HIGH
World Press Freedom Rank: USA 45/180
Founded in 2006, The Daily Climate is a publication of Environmental Health Sciences working to increase public understanding of climate change, including its scope and scale, potential solutions, and the political processes that impede or advance them. According to their about page, they are an “independent, reader- and foundation-funded organization that reports, publishes and curates journalism on environmental topics.” The current executive editor is Douglas Fischer.
Funded by / Ownership
The Daily Climate is published by Environmental Health Sciences a nonprofit, organization funded by foundations and readers and does not accept money from interest groups.
Analysis / Bias
In review, The Daily Climate provides original news on climate change that utilizes loaded words in emphasizing the dangers of climate change such as this We ignored pandemic warnings and now look. Let’s not do the same for climate change. This story is properly sourced. Other stories are curated through other sources such as yale.edu, MSNBC, and the Sierra Club. Further, they have reported accurately during the covid-19 pandemic of 2020. Story selection generally favors the left due to their promotion of environmental concerns.
Failed Fact Checks
- None to date
Overall, we rate the Daily Climate Left-Center biased and pro-science based on the promotion of left-leaning environmental science. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/4/2016) Updated (12/23/2020)