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  • A sin of omission Thu, 19 Jan 17, 8:27pm
    The BBC was worried about primates this morning. Apparently loss of forest habitat means that our hairy cousins are facing the threat of extinction. Professor Jo Setchell is quoted in the piece as the woman with the answer...
  • Corbyn’s smile | Neoliberalism lives | Female anti-fracking activists | Sitcoms | Back alleysThe highlight of Jeremy Corbyn’s latest speech now appears to be the imperceptible “smile” he allegedly let loose during...
  • For a moment I thought the BBC was tackling a very important question:
  • … Here on the ball of magma called Earth, there’s a hot plume of rocks under Iceland that stretches right across under Greenland. Those hot rocks are melting the ice from below in a band 1,200 km long and 400...
  • BBC turns a blind eye Fri, 25 Mar 16, 7:50pm
    Do you remember when the Today programme had Jeremy Leggett on and described him as a renewable energy expert, accidentally failing to mention that he is the boss of a big solar energy company?
  • On February 25th, a British TV presenter attempted to cross the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and Scotland in a zorb -- a plastic orb that is essentially a human-sized hamster ball...
  • If you throw enough of other-peoples-money at something you too can neutralize top talent and produce mediocrity.
  • BBC preparations for the arrival of the Green BlobMy thanks to Stewgreen for pointing me to this excerpt from Jeremy Leggett's new book, describing a meeting with Roger Harrabin:
  • The BBC and the chief scientist Fri, 8 Jan 16, 8:39pm
    Ben Pile highlights a fascinating comment at Guido's blog:
  • Harrabin on Facebook Tue, 5 Jan 16, 3:21am
    Roger Harrabin has launched a new personal Facebook page for 2016, adorned with a picture of him taking on board the words of wisdom of climate guru Arnold Schwartzenegger.
  • A couple of weeks ago, we were treated to the sight of Naomi Oreskes badmouthing a variety of climate scientists for having the temerity to support the expansion of nuclear power...
  • Thoughts on Naomi Klein Fri, 11 Dec 15, 8:36pm
    It's fair to say that people on the sceptic side of the climate debate think that Naomi Klein is a weapons grade noodle. But it's not just us. Plenty of serious commentators on the other side of the debate feel the same way....
  • The amazing Sarah Montague Thu, 10 Dec 15, 8:23pm
    Quite astonishingly bad journalism from Sarah Montague on the Today programme this morning, inviting the president of Kiribati to hold forth about how his country was about to disappear beneath the waves...
  • Letts laugh at the BBC Sat, 5 Dec 15, 7:51am
    Quentin Letts account of the way the BBC handled the complaint over his letting sceptics appear on his radio programme about the Met Office is very funny.
  • Bovine thought for the day Mon, 7 Dec 15, 8:29pm
    If you wanted any more evidence that the BBC is now openly working for the green movement, take a listen to this recent edition of Thought for the Day, when journalist (and part-time vicar) Martin Wroe was given free rein...
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