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BBC INVESTIGATION SLAMS OWN CLIMATE EDITOR FOR FALSE GLOBAL WARMING CLAIMS

Who can we trust for some truthful news?

CircusMaximus
CircusMaximus Male
15 days ago
An internal investigation at the BBC has found its own Climate Editor, Justin Rowlatt, made a series of false claims during a Panorama broadcast last year. While presenting the documentary Wild Weather, which aired alongside COP26 back in November, Rowlatt claimed worldwide deaths from extreme weather events caused by climate change were rising – despite the opposite being true. He also insisted Madagascar was on the brink of the world’s first climate-induced famine, when in reality other unrelated factors were involved. Maybe Rowlatt just forgot to mention that. Or maybe his fanaticism got in the way, which wouldn’t be a surprise given he last made headlines for completely losing it during an interview with the PM…

BBC News released a statement saying “it accepted the wording in the programme was not as clear as it should have been and a public acknowledgement was put on the BBC’s Corrections and Clarifications website before the complaint reached the ECU [Editorial Complaints Unit ]”, with the ECU itself adding it was upholding viewer complaints because “the statement that Madagascar was on the brink of the world’s first climate-induced famine was presented without qualification”. Of course, this is the same Justin Rowlatt whose sister is a twice-arrested Insulate Britain loon. Keeping it in the family…
Molly
Molly Female
15 days ago
It'snot unusual when people are on a bandwagon at best they exaggerate and at worst they lie.
fosy
fosy Male
15 days ago
what,s snot got to do with it... ;'¬)
MrQuiet
MrQuiet Male
15 days ago
Personal agendas.
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
15 days ago
Of course, this is the same Justin Rowlatt whose sister is a twice-arrested Insulate Britain loon. Keeping it in the family…

Yes personal agendas.
Pboro Trevor
Pboro Trevor Male
14 days ago
The Biased Broadcasting Corporation cast its might behind global warming and climate change, over exaggerating the effects we would see in the short term.

According to one BBC program parts of Norfolk should already be under water.

Their predictions have been proved wrong time and time again but have not apologised or corrected their forecasts
HotOrWot
HotOrWot Male
14 days ago
I think most of the media attempted to sensationalise by exaggerating the short term effects. The BBC has always done this on certain issues.
NoSaint
NoSaint Female
9 days ago
I agree HOW.
Greencare
Greencare Female
3 days ago
I don't trust any news media completely.
Kimjongun
Kimjongun Male
3 days ago
They are discussing climate change in Davos right now.
They all got there on private jets!
Work that one out?
MrQuiet
MrQuiet Male
3 days ago
It makes perfect sense. Travelling by donkey would be far too slow.


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