Alphabet Inc.: Google is banning advertising and ending funding for media outlets that defy the scientific consensus on climate change – another move by the internet giant aimed at eradicating the pollution it has fueled for years.

That includes online content labelling climate change a hoax, suggesting that global warming is rising and human activity is exacerbating the problem, Google said in a post.

The behemoth social network, Facebook, Google’s biggest challenger to the digital ad market, advertises on its platform moves to control misinformation, but has no such advertising ban.

History of YouTube

YouTube is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California. Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, (wikipedia)

Climate change vulnerability

Climate change vulnerability is an assessment of vulnerability to climate change used in discussion of society’s response to climate change, for processes like climate change adaptation, (wikipedia)

YouTube Music

YouTube Music is a music streaming service developed by YouTube, a subsidiary of Google. It provides a tailored interface for the service, oriented towards music streaming, (wikipedia)


YouTube is an American online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google. It was launched in February 2005 by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. (wikipedia)

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