You shouldn’t believe everything you see on the internet. Particularly when it comes to renewable energy. We started debunking some of the biggest myths about wind and solar energy – and ended up in a world of shady lobby groups and secret money streams. Come follow us down the rabbit hole.
Reporter: Malte Rohwer-Kahlmann
Video Editor: Markus Mörtz
Supervising Editor: Joanna Gottschalk, Michael Trobridge, Kiyo Dörrer
Factcheck: Kirsten Funck
Thumbnail: Em Chabridon
We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our new channel Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world — and challenges our ideas about what dealing with climate change means. We look at the big and the small: What we can do and how the system needs to change. Every Friday we’ll take a truly global look at how to get us out of this mess.
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NREL’s life cycle assessment of electricity generation technologies:
University of Texas snowstorm report: https://energy.utexas.edu/sites/defau…
Hidden resilience and adaptive dynamics of the global online hate ecology:
Obstructing action: foundation funding and US climate change counter-movement organizations: https://cssn.org/wp-content/uploads/2…
The Debunking Handbook: https://www.climatechangecommunicatio…
00:51 What we did
01:58 Emission myths
03:55 Texas snowstorm fiasco
06:11 The misinformation cooking pot
08:34 Cui bono?