The Great Global Warming Swindle

Nigel Calder

Nigel Calder

Credentials

Although Calder has been employed as a “Science Writer,” he does not appear to have credentials as a scientist. [1]

Background

Nigel Calder served his apprenticeship as a science writer (not a scientist) on the original staff of the magazine New Scientist, and became its editor from 1962-66.

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Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore

Credentials

  • Honorary Doctorate of Science, North Carolina State University (2005). [1]
  • Ph.D. in Ecology, Institute of Resource Ecology, University of British Columbia (1974). [1]
  • Honors B.Sc. in Forest Biology, University of British Columbia. [1]

Background

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ABC Australia's Tony Jones Dissects, Debunks Martin Durkin Part. 2

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ABC Australia's Tony Jones Dissects, Debunks Martin Durkin Part. 2

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ABC Australia's Tony Jones Dissects, Debunks Martin Durkin Part. 1

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ABC Australia's Tony Jones Dissects, Debunks Martin Durkin Part. 1

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Queen not happy with Swindle film's distributor

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RDF Television, the distributors of Martin Durkin's “Great Global Warming Swindle” have landed themselves in hot water over a documentary on the Queen.

BBC and ITV have suspended the commission of programs from RDF after it was revealed that a RDF documentary used misleading footage of the Queen storming out of a portrait sitting. RDF was forced to apologize to the BBC for the misleading footage, while the BBC chief executive was forced to apologize to the Queen. Ouch!

Seems it isn't just Durkin himself who has a penchant for misrepresentation. And to think people actually believe that Durkin's Swindle film should be aired in our schools.

Head of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper, has the scoop in the Guardian.

H/T to Sumptuous blog.

ABC Australia's Tony Jones and Durkin Transcript

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For those of the paper-print orientation, attached is a transcription of the ABC Australia's Tony Jones interview with “Great Global Warming Swindle” director, Martin Durkin.

Probably a good idea to store this one away. You never know when YouTube will pull down the videos.

Thanks to our anonymous friend in the UK for sending this on to us. Fabulous!

"Great Global Warming Swindle" Poll

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Results so far on our “Great Global Warming Swindle” straw poll on favorite part from the ABC Australia's Tony Jones interview with director Martin Durkin:

20% like “Everyone is Wrong But Durkin”

22% like “Climate Scientists Don't Even Understand the Basics”

10% like “Dude What's Up With Your Graph”

25% like “Oh, I Forgot My Graph Was 25 Years Old!”

22% like “No Flaws, No Flaws, No Flaw”

Click here to read more and add your vote!

DSBlog game: what's wrong with this picture?

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What's wrong with this picture

Here's a fun, albeit easy, game of “tell me what's wrong with this picture” for you regular DSB'ers out there.

As many of you know this is Tim Ball , star of the recent “Great Global Warming Swindle” that is receiiving a regular thrashing right now, even by one of the scientists that appeared in the film. I blurred it a little to make at least somewhat of a challenge.

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