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Quote of the Week: BBC’s ugliest moment yet?

Paging Roger Harrabin… Bishop Hill writes: Hat tip to several readers who have pointed out Michael Buerk’s comments on the BBC Radio 4 show, the Moral Maze: About these ads

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Has the BBC broken faith with the General Public?

Guest Post by Barry Woods It is my opinion that the BBC in broadcasting the BBC 2 Horizon program ‘Science Under Attack’ did not treat the general public in the UK and at least one of the interviewees with the ‘good faith’ that … Continue reading

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BBC’s Roger Harrabin responds

After the revelation: The Met office and the BBC- caught cold that the Met office had issued a forecast to the UK Cabinet office, and that forecast didn’t contain much of anything useful, the least of which was any solid prediction … Continue reading

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BBC4′s “Meet the Skeptics”

Lord Monckton is rather upset with the producers of this show, so much that he filed a legal action for a right of reply according to Bishop Hill. I was interviewed (captured really, they flagged me down in the conference … Continue reading

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Booker on BBC’s Science Under Attack

Christopher Booker on BBC and The Royal Society bias, ClimateGate, The Met cold winter forecast and 2010 hottest year ever: Horizon’s “Science Under Attack” turned out to be yet another laborious bid by the BBC to defend the global warming … Continue reading

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The Met office and the BBC- caught cold

From the blog autonomous mind, a cold ill wind blows from Britain. At least this time, FOI requests weren’t quashed like they were with CRU.  Below are excerpts. The photocopy of the email from the FOI request is telling. ====================================== … Continue reading

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New Scientist – Those cursed climate emails

Guest post by Barry Woods, UK The last 2010 edition (Dec 25th 2010) of New Scientist (UK) has a review of 2010 and a preview of 2011 section… …and they are rather optimistic that the world has finally moved on from the Climategate emails. … Continue reading

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The plot thickens: BBC Hits UK Govt with Freedom of Information Demand in Cold Winter Forecast Fiasco

By John O’ Sullivan The BBC serves Freedom of Information request (FOIA) on UK Government over weather forecast failures secrecy in worst winter for 100 years. In an almighty battle to salvage credibility three British government institutions are embroiled in … Continue reading

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The Met Office Bullhockey

We all know they are caught up in the warming meme, but the Met Office in the UK is now trying to spin the idea that they had truly forecasted a cold and snowy winter, but they just didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Simple Physics – In reality my feather blew up into a tree

Guest Post by Barry Woods All too often the ‘simple physics of CO2′ argument is presented to the public by the media, politicians, climate scientists and environmental advocacy groups, in a way that grossly simplifies the issue of the response in global … Continue reading

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BBC “disappears” headline “Coldest December Day on record for some sites”

People send me stuff. Strange, what could be so wrong or threatening about this story headline that it simply had to “vanish” without so much as a correction or a note as to why? Fortunately the Internet has a memory. … Continue reading

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BBC Video on False Claims in Gore’s Inconvenient Truth

As a followup to my post Et tu, Gorus, here is a BBC News report on the 9 items that a British High Court deemed to be false claims in the documentary,  An Inconvenient Truth.

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