Sadly typical of all media that they will enthusiastically air
something that is deliberately controversial or provocative, just to
boost ratings! "Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story".
On 13/07/2007, at 8:23 AM, L&L Knight wrote:
Actually, it think it is oxymoronic for the ABC to bestow the
appellation "documentary" to a stitch-up job. An example of the
program's misleading presentation is provided at http://
The program claimed that changes in solar activity were the reason
why the climate was changing. However, the "evidence" it provided
was a graph comparing temperatures to sunspot activity, which
happened to end at 1980. Given that sunspot activity has declined
since 1980 while many of the hottest years on record have occurred
since that date, it is obvious that it is not the cause of the
climate change we are experiencing, a point that the program
That the ABC enthusiastically promoted the program says something
about what is going on at the ABC.
On Thursday, July 12, 2007, at 08:02 PM, Russell Woodford wrote:
This is being shown on ABC TV at 8.30pm tonight (both 1 and 2 at
the same time, oddly). Replayed Saturday night on ABC 2
There is a panel discussion after the movie, with discussion
moving to the ABC website thereafter.
Should be rather interesting viewing.
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