Tag: Media

News Corp Australia won’t muzzle commentators as it ramps up climate coverage

Newspapers to cover ‘all views’ and ‘not just the popular ones’, indicating the Murdoch empire may continue its pattern of climate science denial Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing News Corp Australia has confirmed it will ramp up its company-wide coverage of climate change next month but says its stable of […]

How truth gets lost in the BBC’s search for balance | Letter

Debates on the climate crisis must be evidence-based, says Paul Hartley What now appears to be the most important feature of public debate is that two sides of a question are presented. As George Monbiot points out (How the BBC let climate deniers walk all over it, 8 July), this has major shortcomings if we […]

UK move to classify Extinction Rebellion ‘organised crime group’ comes under fire

Letter signed by 150 public figures hits back at move to scapegoat protesters Stephen Fry, Mark Rylance and a former Archbishop of Canterbury are among 150 public figures to hit back at government moves to classify the climate protesters of Extinction Rebellion as an “organised crime group”. In a letter to be published in the […]

Most wildfire coverage on American TV news fails to mention link to climate crisis

A media watchdog analysis found that just 15% of broadcast news segments over a September weekend made the connection to climate breakdown Most news coverage of the wildfires raging in California, Washington and Oregon on American TV channels made no mention of the connection between the historic fires and climate crisis, according to a new […]

Extinction Rebellion block roads to Murdoch’s newspaper print sites

Protesters intend to prevent Saturday Sun, Times and Telegraph newspapers from reaching stands to highlight poor and misleading coverage of climate crisis Extinction Rebellion protesters have blocked roads leading to two UK printworks owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. The group said it will maintain the blockade throughout the night using vehicles and bamboo lock-ons […]

Ryanair accused of greenwash over carbon emissions claim

UK watchdog bans advert claiming lowest CO2 pollution of any major airline Ryanair has been accused of greenwashing after the UK advertising watchdog banned an ad campaign claiming that the airline has the lowest carbon emissions of any major airline in Europe. The budget airline, which was named last year as one of Europe’s top […]

In the ground and off the page: why we’re banning ads from fossil fuels extractors

The Guardian has become the first major global news organisation to institute an outright ban on taking money from companies that extract fossil fuels. Here, we hear from readers on their reaction, and our interim chief executive explains the policy change In a bid to reduce our carbon footprint, confront greenwashing and increase our focus […]

Climate scientist says Sky News commentators misrepresented his views on drought

Exclusive: Andy Pitman says ‘misspoken’ statement has been used by Alan Jones, Chris Kenny and Andrew Bolt to dismiss links between climate change and drought A leading Australian climate scientist has said his views have been misrepresented by conservative media commentators, who have used a “misspoken” statement to dismiss the links between climate change and […]

I don’t believe in Global Warming (with Mr Pipik)

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