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letter to Look North, copy to the BBC Trust and to J.Whittingdale



 
 
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Old May 21st 15, 07:48 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Bill Wright[_2_]
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Default letter to Look North, copy to the BBC Trust and to J.Whittingdale

Dear Sirs,

Look North Leeds, 20th May 2015

Your package on the closure of part of Ferrybridge Power Station was
severely biased because of the follow-up interview, which was with John
Grant, who was described as ‘an expert in renewable energy and climate
change’. Why didn’t you describe him as a hard line environmentalist,
which is what he is? Then the viewers would have known where he was
coming from and could have adjusted their credibility accordingly. And
why did you chose this man anyway, with his known bias on the subject?
Why didn’t you interview someone who was a true expert in the whole
field of energy production; someone who would take a more balanced and
broader view? John Green gave totally one-sided answers which were
narrowly focused on the conventional environmentalist mantra. He is
absolutely committed to the environmentalist cause, unsurprisingly
because he makes a good living from it.

I’m well aware of the BBC’s position on anthropomorphic global warming:
the debate is closed and no-one is allowed to question the orthodoxy.
The 2006 climate seminar and what followed showed the BBC’s ingrained
bias. However many of your licence-payers still manage to think for
themselves despite the constant propaganda, and would appreciate a
balanced report.

Yet again Look North demonstrates its left/liberal/environmentalist
bias. I have lost faith in the BBC as a great British institution
because of the lack of impartiality.

Regards

Bill Wright
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Old May 21st 15, 08:01 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Mizter T
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On 21/05/2015 19:48, Bill Wright wrote:
Dear Sirs,

Look North Leeds, 20th May 2015

Your package on the closure of part of Ferrybridge Power Station was
severely biased because of the follow-up interview, which was with John
Grant, who was described as ‘an expert in renewable energy and climate
change’. Why didn’t you describe him as a hard line environmentalist,
which is what he is? Then the viewers would have known where he was
coming from and could have adjusted their credibility accordingly. And
why did you chose this man anyway, with his known bias on the subject?
Why didn’t you interview someone who was a true expert in the whole
field of energy production; someone who would take a more balanced and
broader view? John Green gave totally one-sided answers which were
narrowly focused on the conventional environmentalist mantra. He is
absolutely committed to the environmentalist cause, unsurprisingly
because he makes a good living from it.

I’m well aware of the BBC’s position on anthropomorphic global warming:
the debate is closed and no-one is allowed to question the orthodoxy.
The 2006 climate seminar and what followed showed the BBC’s ingrained
bias. However many of your licence-payers still manage to think for
themselves despite the constant propaganda, and would appreciate a
balanced report.

Yet again Look North demonstrates its left/liberal/environmentalist
bias. I have lost faith in the BBC as a great British institution
because of the lack of impartiality.

Regards

Bill Wright



Agreed, the BBC should stop polluting the airwaves with the agreed
scientific consensus.
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Old May 21st 15, 09:53 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Richard Tobin
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Default letter to Look North, copy to the BBC Trust and to J.Whittingdale

In article ,
Bill Wright wrote:

anthropomorphic global warming:


ROFL.

-- Richard
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Old May 22nd 15, 12:53 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Deri[_2_]
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Bill Wright wrote:

Yet again Look North demonstrates its left/liberal/environmentalist
bias. I have lost faith in the BBC as a great British institution
because of the lack of impartiality.

Regards

Bill Wright


Thanks for posting this Bill, I missed the item, probably because I live in
Wales, gave me an opportunity to write to BBC North, the BBC Trust and Rt
Hon J Whittingdale, congratulating the BBC on the accuracy of the item, and
noting what a terrific job is done by the BBC.

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Old May 22nd 15, 03:54 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Bill Wright[_2_]
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Mizter T wrote:

Agreed, the BBC should stop polluting the airwaves with the agreed
scientific consensus.


Science doesn't work by consensus.

Bill
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Old May 22nd 15, 03:56 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Bill Wright[_2_]
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Martin wrote:

I hadn't realised that global warming advocates were left wing liberals.


They are for the most part people who have abandoned CND and the
Communist Party because they have found a far better way of pulling the
wool over the eyes of the rest of us.

Bill
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Old May 22nd 15, 08:25 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Brian-Gaff
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In many cases the problem is finding a person who everyone agrees has no axe
to grind. There is an old saying that everyone has their own axe to grind,
and can anyone blame them for using it when needed.
After all you have your ultra sensitivity to left wing bias. Most of us
would soon have sussed the experts bias I think. We have had him and some of
his mates down this way too when renewable or otherwise energy has come up
for discussion.

I have never considered any news outlet to be unbiased, as nobody has a
national standard for unbiased-ness. The bias s often in both the producer
and the listener/viewer and if they are apposed people get annoyed.
In shows like regional news I find quite often its the time constraints
that govern the biased-ness, as to have several views would need more time
for the item.
How often have you heard a presenter say, we must leave it there because we
are out of time, or I must hurry you as we don't have much time etc?
Its the nature of the beast.

Brian

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"Bill Wright" wrote in message
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Dear Sirs,

Look North Leeds, 20th May 2015

Your package on the closure of part of Ferrybridge Power Station was
severely biased because of the follow-up interview, which was with John
Grant, who was described as 'an expert in renewable energy and climate
change'. Why didn't you describe him as a hard line environmentalist,
which is what he is? Then the viewers would have known where he was coming
from and could have adjusted their credibility accordingly. And why did
you chose this man anyway, with his known bias on the subject? Why didn't
you interview someone who was a true expert in the whole field of energy
production; someone who would take a more balanced and broader view? John
Green gave totally one-sided answers which were narrowly focused on the
conventional environmentalist mantra. He is absolutely committed to the
environmentalist cause, unsurprisingly because he makes a good living from
it.

I'm well aware of the BBC's position on anthropomorphic global warming:
the debate is closed and no-one is allowed to question the orthodoxy. The
2006 climate seminar and what followed showed the BBC's ingrained bias.
However many of your licence-payers still manage to think for themselves
despite the constant propaganda, and would appreciate a balanced report.

Yet again Look North demonstrates its left/liberal/environmentalist bias.
I have lost faith in the BBC as a great British institution because of the
lack of impartiality.

Regards

Bill Wright



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Old May 22nd 15, 09:02 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Chris J Dixon
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Default letter to Look North, copy to the BBC Trust and to J.Whittingdale

Bill Wright wrote:

Mizter T wrote:

Agreed, the BBC should stop polluting the airwaves with the agreed
scientific consensus.


Science doesn't work by consensus.


How about peer-reviewed work?

Balance is not achieved by giving equal time to the Flat Earth
Society.

Chris
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Old May 22nd 15, 09:39 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Paul Cummins[_5_]
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In article ,
lid (Martin) wrote:

but in the case of Global Warming AKA climate change, there are
those who don't agree with consensus, especially the model, and are
not nutters.


Here's a few question for the Global warming lobby.

Global temperatures are rising at a rapid, unprecedented rate?

FACT: The HadCRUT3 surface temperature index, produced by the Hadley
Centre of the UK Met Office and the Climate Research Unit of the
University of East Anglia, shows warming to 1878, cooling to 1911,
warming to 1941, cooling to 1964, warming to 1998 and cooling to 2011 and
beyond. The warming rate from 1964 to 1998 was the same as the previous
warming from 1911 to 1941.

Satellites, weather balloons and ground stations all show cooling since
2001.

The mild warming of 0.6 to 0.8 C over the 20th century is well within the
natural variations recorded in the last millennium. The ground station
network suffers from an uneven distribution across the globe; the
stations are preferentially located in growing urban and industrial areas
("heat islands"), which show substantially higher readings than adjacent
rural areas ("land use effects"). Two science teams have shown that
correcting the surface temperature record for the effects of urban
development would reduce the reported warming trend over land from 1980
by half. So where is this catastrophic warming?

In a 1996 report by the UN on global warming, two statements were deleted
from the final draft approved and accepted by a panel of scientists. Here
they a
1) “None of the studies cited above has shown clear evidence that we
can attribute the observed climate changes to increases in greenhouse
gases.”
2) “No study to date has positively attributed all or part of the
climate change to man–made causes”

To the present day there is still no scientific proof that man-made CO2
causes significant global warming.

The earth is variable. The Arctic Region had warmed from 1966 to 2005,
due to cyclic events in the Pacific Ocean and soot from Asia darkening
the ice, but there has been no warming since 2005. Current temperatures
are the same as in 1943. The small Palmer Peninsula of Antarctica is
getting warmer, while the main Antarctic continent is actually cooling.
Ice cap thicknesses in both Greenland and Antarctica are increasing.

Sea level monitoring in the Pacific (Tuvalu) and Indian Oceans (Maldives)
has shown no sign of any sea level rise.

So, based on this scientific, and freely available evidence, where is the
consensus on Global Warming.


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  #10  
Old May 22nd 15, 02:04 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Ian
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In message , Bill Wright
writes
Dear Sirs,

Look North Leeds, 20th May 2015

Your package on the closure of part of Ferrybridge Power Station was
severely biased because of the follow-up interview, which was with John
Grant, who was described as ‘an expert in renewable energy and
climate change’. Why didn’t you describe him as a hard line
environmentalist, which is what he is? Then the viewers would have
known where he was coming from and could have adjusted their
credibility accordingly. And why did you chose this man anyway, with
his known bias on the subject? Why didn’t you interview someone who
was a true expert in the whole field of energy production; someone who
would take a more balanced and broader view? John Green gave totally
one-sided answers which were narrowly focused on the conventional
environmentalist mantra. He is absolutely committed to the
environmentalist cause, unsurprisingly because he makes a good living from it.

I’m well aware of the BBC’s position on anthropomorphic global
warming: the debate is closed and no-one is allowed to question the
orthodoxy. The 2006 climate seminar and what followed showed the
BBC’s ingrained bias. However many of your licence-payers still
manage to think for themselves despite the constant propaganda, and
would appreciate a balanced report.

Yet again Look North demonstrates its left/liberal/environmentalist
bias. I have lost faith in the BBC as a great British institution
because of the lack of impartiality.

Regards

Bill Wright


Who is John Green?
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