Following in the foot steps of the Sunday Timesretraction of their bogus Jonathan Leake story, the BBC has apologized for falsely stating that UEA researchers had “distorted the debate about global warming to make the threat seem even more serious than they believed it to be”. The BBC offers the excuse “that this was a live programme being put together under the pressure of events”, which is fair enough, except that it has taken over nine months to make this simple correction, for which, surely, there is no excuse.

Hat tip: BCL.

Comments

  1. #1 Wow
    August 15, 2010

    “I live in British Columbia Canada WOW.”

    You’ll have to narrow it down.

    I can’t come and say to your face you’re a liar with just that, kent.

  2. #2 Tim Lambert
    August 15, 2010

    Kent/Nahle/Bob The Cat has been banned for sockpuppetry. Please, no further responses to his nonsense.

  3. #3 Wow
    August 15, 2010

    “kents a hand to hand exspert”

    How would you know, spotty dog? Sharing a bunk with him?

  4. #4 Wow
    August 15, 2010

    Does that mean spot made his factoid up?!?!

    Say it’s not so!

  5. #5 JasonW
    August 15, 2010

    I know Tim’s asked to stop responding to kent’s nonsense, but wow! An internet tough guy! I only thought you’d find those on youtube and in chan-boards.

  6. #6 TrueSceptic
    August 15, 2010

    101 Tim,

    This Kent does not read like the other Kent/Nasif. Are they the same IP?