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Another Day, Another Guardian Article

The article by Guardian Environment editor Damian Carrington on redefining the English language mentioned by Paul in his recent post led me to another article by Damian published just the day before, titled “‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica.” The subtitle says: “New research shows affected areas are losing ice five times faster … Continue reading

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More dishonest, irresponsible scaremongering from the BBC

Further evidence of the institutional dishonesty of the BBC over climate change: on Wednesday, Radio 4’s Costing the Earth had a programme on “Eco-anxiety”. Is the future of the planet making you depressed? Do you feel paralysed, unable to imagine the happiness of future generations? As global governments fail to respond to the existential crisis … Continue reading

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Latest idiocy from the Guardian

The scientifically illiterate moron who is in charge of the Guardian has decreed that instead of “climate change”, her writers should use the term “climate emergency”, because she thinks this term is “scientifically precise”. The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world. Instead … Continue reading

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Insectageddon – More or Less

The BBC radio programme More or Less often provides, in my view, a reasonably thoughtful counterpoint or qualifier to some of the BBC’s more uncritical and alarming science coverage. At the end of last month, one topic was the much-vaunted “Insect Armageddon” and the scary claim that insects are facing global extinction in 100 years’ … Continue reading