Complaint to Ofcom Regarding The Great Global Warming Swindle

2. Complete Transcript and Rebuttal

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The evidence for the above is detailed in Appendix C.1.3, page 127, and Appendix D: page 145.

Furthermore, Patrick Michaels links to the fossil fuel industry are far more extensive than the above statement by the narrator implies: not only in terms of research funding, but also in terms of the funding that the fossil fuel industry provides both to Michaels himself, and to the twelve lobby groups that Michaels is involved with. For details see Appendix C.11, page 136 and Comment 118, page 98.]

(In breach of the 2003 Communications Act Section 265, Ofcom 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 5.11, 5.12)

[Cut to film of an unnamed activist giving a speech]

British-based corporations are some of the worst climate criminals on the planet. Shell is based in the UK, right here in London. We have the right and the duty to take it back into public ownership, dismantle it, break it up and send its managers to rehabilitation training.

[Comment 120: By showing at this point a speech by a fringe anti-capitalist, the programme is trying to confuse in viewers minds the tiny number of people in the environmental movement who hold extreme views, with the vast majority of people who are simply concerned about the environment.]

(In breach of the 2003 Communications Act Section 265, Ofcom 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 5.11, 5.12)


But reasoned debate is not the only casualty in the global warming alarm. As international public policy bears down on industrial emissions of carbon dioxide, the developing world is coming under intense pressure not to develop.

[Cut to film of an unnamed activist giving a speech]

Im no expert on climate change; Im no scientist; and what Im gonna say next is a great big turn off. Its just that: turn it off. Anything you dont need, youre not using. Its easier than you think to make a difference.


Delegates from around the world are flying in to Nairobi for a conference, sponsored by the UN, to talk about global warming. Civil servants, professional NGO campaigners, carbon offset fund managers, environmental journalists and others will discuss every aspect of man-made climate change: from how to promote solar panels in Africa to the relationship between global warming and sexism. The conference lasts 10 days. The number of delegates exceeds 6,000.

[Prof John Christy]

The billions of dollars invested in climate science means there is a huge constituency of people dependent on those dollars; and they will want to see that carry forward – it happens in any bureaucracy.

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Comment 120: Attempt to create impression that all environmentalists are anti-capitalists]


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