OFCOM complaint from Bob Ward

Dear Sirs/Madams,FAO The Broadcast Team Dear Sirs/Madams, I am writing to make a complaint about a number of breaches of the Ofcom Broadcasting Code by ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’, which was broadcast on Channel Four on 8 March 2007, and subsequently repeated on the More 4 channel. I have documented in the attached document […]

Extreme floods and climate change

Is there any relationship between the massive Queensland floods and global warming? Scientific opinion seems to be that warmer sea surface temperatures due to climate change (and hence more water vapour in the air), as well as a very strong LaNina with warmer waters off eastern and northern Australia, are both likely contributors to the […]

Emergency response needed for more than floods

First published in Crikey on 19 January 2021. With the military on the job and perhaps the post-1945 Marshall Plan on her mind, Queensland premier Anna Bligh has designated recovery from the floods “a reconstruction task of postwar proportions.” The words are deliberate: ‘”I want people to understand how big it is, and how long it might take,” because […]

Imperative for covering climate change as health issue

BY BARA VAIDA | JANUARY 30, 2019 The rising temperature of the earth – climate change – is already causing serious challenges to people’s health, from worsening heart disease and asthma to increasing risks of emerging infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance, two public health experts told AHCJ members. However, many journalists have yet to make the connection between […]

A Rough Guide to Door-Knocking on Climate

Based on some recent experiences of door-knocking by the climate movement, this Rough Guide to Door-Knocking on Climate contains practical advice as well as some discussion of the strategic thinking behind this form of community engagement. We hope it can be a source of useful tips and inspiration for climate action groups who might want […]

Five major misrepresentations of the scientific evidence in the DVD version of ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’

‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’: Five major misrepresentations of the scientific evidence and researchers’ interpretations in the DVD version September 2007 Bob Ward The DVD version of ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’ has been available for purchase since late July 2007. The front of the presentation case describes it as a “documentary”, which is defined […]

E-mail exchange between Bob Ward and Martin Durkin (September 2007)

From: Bob WardSent: 20 September 2007 10:57To: Martin Durkin ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’: Misrepresentations of scientific evidence and researchers’ interpretations in the DVD version 20 September 2007Dear Martin,In April, I and 36 leading scientists wrote to you about your plans to distribute a DVD version of ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’, a version of […]

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