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Ketan Joshi

Ketan Joshi
@KetanJ0

Nov 25
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Top results from 'Blue Verified' accounts, for"climate change" 1 to 12 - MAGA denier - MAGA denier - Standard denier - MAGA denier - Conspiracy theorist denier - Right-wing denier - Standard denier - Nuclear bro - Standard denier - MAGA denier - Crypto denier - MAGA denier

13 - 25 - Standard denier - MAGA denier - Anti-vax conspiracy denier - MAGA denier - LOTR fan climate joke (first non-denier) - MAGA denier - 'Free energy' scam denier - Spam bot (2nd non-denier) - Christian denier - MAGA denier - MAGA denier - Nuke bro - Indian pol (3rd non-d)
not going to keep going but you get the idea of the ratio here. Most tweets focus on conspiracy theories, money-grabbing, globalist stuff. Lots of overlap w/ anti-vax. Most accs <1k followers, but with v high engagement (RTs, likes). Musk is helping the fossil fuel industry.
worth comparing the differences between algorithmic (top) and chronological (latest) - there actually are many non-denier posts w/ paid accounts, but they're all getting erased when you look at the algorithmic results. twitter.com/search?q=filte…
Worth checking out Jennie's thread for the latest on climate disinformation on Twitter, partic in the context of cop27 twitter.com/jkingy/status/…
As #COP27 reaches a (fraught) finale in Sharm el-Sheikh, a short 🧵 on the state of climate mis-/disinformation and our findings from the @caadcoalition Intelligence Unit: 1) The events of 2022 have turbocharged an already well-funded and transnational ecosystem for disinfo…
I double-checked this in incognito and with a VPN into the US to ensure I got consistent results
Ketan Joshi

Ketan Joshi

@KetanJ0
Climate: energy transition, targets, fossil industry - I write, analyse, consult and tweet about it, views are my own
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