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BBC News is crap

R.A.McCartney | 27.09.2013 14:16 | Climate Chaos | Other Press

The BBC is completely failing in its responsibility to educate and inform the public, particularly when it comes to the vital issue of human induced climate change. Here is a concrete example.

On 27th September 2013, between 10:30 and 13:00, BBC News 24 repeatedly stated that the IPCC report issued today had predicted that global temperatures would rise by between 0.3 and 4.5 °C by 2100. However, the IPCC website itself gives a different story (see Table SPM.3 shows that the lowest prediction of a 0.3°C rise would only have occurred if atmospheric levels of greenhouse gases had remained at the year 2000 level. Obviously that is no longer possible, since atmospheric levels have already risen. Also, under the A1FI scenario global temperatures could rise to a maximum of 6.4°C above the 1980-1999 level. That is close to 7.4°C above pre-industrial temperatures.



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Who's a clever boy then!

27.09.2013 18:18

Check out this website's title and ask yourself some questions regarding it... Preaching to the converted and all that!!

Aunty Christ


27.09.2013 23:34

Why not write a letter to the BBC instead of whinging about it here?

Or, better still, apply for an Editor's job there and try and do a better job if you think you are able to.

do something then

this stuff is important

28.09.2013 12:34

Getting these basic facts wrong is simply not on
What a bunch of manipulative shysters the modern BBC are

Who were the SECRET 28 who ended all climate debate at the BBC?

The Invite Only Chatham House rules list from: January 26th 2006, BBC Television Centre, London bbc-28-is-now-public/

Tony Gosling
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