As part of its efforts against climate change, Facebook launched Climate Change Information Center. Its purpose is to give you access in scientific information from the world's leading climate experts.
«Climate change is real,Wrote the social media medium in a post newsroom, where he describes in detail how he intensifies it match against climate change.
Facebook modeled the center right after the center COVID-19, which has successfully redirected over 2 billion users so far, to information from health authorities. The company states that network for coronavirus showed "how powerful Facebook is and how it managed to spread accurate, expert advice and information during a global crisis. "
Like the COVID-19 Information Center, the Climate Change Center will have a prominent place at the top of the website where you can easily see it.
As previously mentioned by Scientific American, there are denial of climate change groups that promote misleading information on Facebook about overheating planet. A climate scientist said that the social network prevented her from promoting research-related videos, according to information from Engadget.
Zuckerberg says Facebook's climate network will include data, numbers and data from organizations such as Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ChangeThe UN Environment Program (UNEP), h National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), ο World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and The Met. It will focus on climate science news and include sustainable measures that you can apply in your daily life.
In addition to the announcement of the information center, Facebook also revealed its plans to reduce operating greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years. The company will achieve zero emissions this year and will be supported 100% by renewable energy sources, adding more and more renewable energy to the grid.
In its first sustainability report, the social media announced that it has achieved 86% renewable energy for its activities in 2019, so it is well on its way to supplying its operations with 100% renewable energy.
The Facebook Climate Change Information Center has already started in France, the Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, and will soon be released in other countries.