Cranky Uncle game takes on climate crisis denial and fake news squib

App equips players with skills to identify misinformation in real world and online

A new game promises to act as a “vaccination” against climate crisis denial and fake news by teaching users about misinformation tactics.

The Cranky Uncle app explains common science denial techniques, such as the use of fake experts, logical fallacies, impossible expectations and cherry-picking data, equipping users with the skills needed to spot inaccuracies in the real world and online.

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