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Google to keep climate change denial ads away from other content

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…well-established scientific consensus…

Ah, the well-established scientific consensus that once told us that the Earth was the center of the solar system. That a cell was just a nucleus and protoplasm. That the universe is in a steady state. That single women at 35 years of age had only a 5% chance of ever marrying. And now inadvertent climate modification…which changed to global warming…which changed to climate change…which changed to global crisis and global emergency…which changed to climate heating.

And it goes on and on.

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Ah, the well-established scientific consensus that once told us that the Earth was the center of the solar system.

Yeah. and what kind of technology were we working with then, versus now?

I think we can be assured that we have slightly more technical accuracy than in the days of religion.

Sorry, did you think you were making a poignant argument of some kind? My bad, it's rude of me to point out the inanity of it.

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Google will ban digital ads promoting false climate change claims from appearing next to other content,

They need to ban such ad's completely.

hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms.

A complete ban would eliminate revenue raising via your platform. If you were serious about this issue you would refuse all such advertisements. Set the example for others to follow.

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Google motive is about making money, with it ten of thousands of servers,

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