John Cook

John Cook

John Cook

Articles by John Cook

6 December 2016

Distinguishing fact from falsehood in a post-truth world

John Cook

During the 2016 election’s latter weeks, fake news was shared more on Facebook than real news.

26 July 2016
AmericasAsia

How to respond to science-denial trolls

John Cook

The subject of climate change always attracts online attacks. Here are a few ways to keep online discussion safe and civil. 

13 April 2016
Americas

Yes, there really is scientific consensus on climate change

John Cook

Researchers publish a new meta-study showing that among the most relevant experts, consensus on climate change is about 97 percent.

3 March 2016
Americas

How should we teach students about climate change?

John Cook

It’s not enough to just teach the science. Instructors should also dispel common myths and misconceptions.

15 August 2013
Americas

Closing the consensus gap: Public support for climate policy

John Cook

Despite what the public thinks, climate scientists are nearly in agreement that human activity is changing Earth’s climate.