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Training week in Palermo

The project aims to equip young people with critical thinking and communication skills to debunk fake news on climate change and prepare them to become climate ambassadors and defend our planet from destructive practices. To this end, the partners developed…

Webinar to kick off the training course

The SLACC training course is around the corner. On the 25th of January we will hold a webinar as an introduction to the 3-day face-to-face course in Palermo. During the webinar the SLACC course concept will be presented and the…

Breaking Climate Myths: Discover the First SLACC Newsletter!

📢 Exciting news for climate enthusiasts! The first SLACC newsletter is now available! 📰 Uncover the truth about climate myths, those misleading misconceptions circulating online, and learn how SLACC aims to put an end to misinformation about climate change. Stop…

Training for Trainers

The SLACC team is currently designing a training course using digital resources and innovative practices to strengthen young people’s skills in recognising fake news and responding to the spread of environmental dis/misinformation online. The SLACC course is aimed at youth…

10 myths about climate change

Besides SLACC, there are of course other (well-known) organisations that are concerned about the climate myths and want to expose them. One of them is the WWF. The WWF has compiled ten lies on their website, which you can find…

SLACC – Fact checking – how?

How to detect climate fake news and misinformation?   A few questions will help you fact-check, such as: Where did you find the news? Investigate the source. Who is the author of the story? Do a quick background check on…

SLACC – What are climate myths?

Climate myths refer to popular misconceptions or distorted facts related to climate change, which mostly circulate the online space. Climate myths can be either purposefully crafted fake news designed with the intent to mislead or simply false information spread on…

SLACC – Climate awareness among young people

The SLACC partners have completed the research phase in their respective countries. This included finding out to what extent young people in Germany, Bulgaria, Italy, Austria, France, Cyprus and Slovenia are aware of climate change. To this end, each partner…

SLACC – Project meeting in Sofia

In May, the SLACC partners met for the first time in Sofia (after 6 months of only meeting online this was a real pleasure!) . Together they analysed the results of the research phase in order to derive the topics…

SLACC – Climate myths

In the first phase, the partners made a collection of myths and disinformation about climate change and contrasted them with the corresponding scientific facts. One of the most common lies is, of course, that climate change is not happening. But…