You just fell for an April Fool’s Day joke from the Union of Concerned Scientists! We hope you got a good chuckle out of it. You can see all three of our jokes.
But while these jokes may be funny, some people are trying to fool the public about climate change science every day of the year.
UCS is pushing back by going on the offensive against those who attack climate science and scientists. Through advertising campaigns, directly challenging climate deniers, rebutting false claims made in the media and in congress, taking to the nation’s airwaves and newspapers, and speaking out against attacks on individual scientists—UCS is leading the charge to expose corporations, politicians, and media pundits who knowingly mislead the public about climate science.
In the future, we’re hoping to call on you to help identify and fight the tricks that are used to confuse the public. So if you haven’t already, join the UCS action network or scientist network to keep informed about disinformation on climate change—so you don’t get fooled again.