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The ‘Mail on Sunday’ uses fake news to attack Sir David Attenborough

a commentary by Bob Ward 26 April, 2019

Over the past few weeks, climate change deniers have launched waves of desperate attacks against Sir David Attenborough, using innuendo and false rumour to try to discredit his new programmes on climate change. Here Bob Ward sets out evidence that refutes these unfounded allegations. read more »


Another example of the echo chamber of climate change denial

a commentary by Bob Ward 4 March, 2019

The British echo chamber of climate change denial has been heavily used over the past couple of weeks as part of a campaign to spread misinformation about extreme weather events. … read more »


Climate change deniers trying to fool the public again about extreme weather

a commentary by Bob Ward 15 February, 2019

Climate change deniers in Britain are continuing to mislead the public and policy-makers by wrongly claiming that there has been no change in extreme weather over the past few decades … read more »


Fundamental flaw in Press watchdog’s complaints process helps newspapers to promote climate change denial

a commentary by Bob Ward 24 January, 2019

The Independent Press Standards Organisation has today published details of a decision that exposes a fundamental flaw in its process for dealing with complaints about fake news articles about climate change. read more »


Letter from Bob Ward to the Rt Hon Sir Alan Moses

Letter from Bob Ward to the Rt Hon Sir Alan Moses

a policy publication by Bob Ward 24 January, 2019

This letter to the chair of the UK’s Independent Press Standards Organisation relates to a recent ruling on a complaint submitted by Bob Ward in July 2018. The complaint was … read more »


Another humiliation for British climate change deniers and their promoters in the media

a commentary by Bob Ward 9 January, 2019

‘The Daily Telegraph’ has been forced today to publish corrections to an error-filled article about climate and energy policy by the newspaper’s former editor after it was ruled to be … read more »


Is climate change denial in the ‘Daily Mail’ killing its readers?

a commentary by Bob Ward 10 December, 2018

The UK Office for National Statistics has revealed that there were several hundred extra deaths in England and Wales during this summer’s heatwave. The statistical bulletin on ‘Excess winter mortality … read more »


‘The Australian’ promotes Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer propaganda

‘The Australian’ promotes Bjorn Lomborg’s lukewarmer propaganda

a commentary by Bob Ward 16 July, 2018

A new article in ‘The Australian’ exposes once again the hypocrisy of the newspaper’s editor, John Lehmann, and the shameless myth-making about climate change carried out by Dr Bjorn Lomborg. … read more »


Another failure to tackle fake news about climate change

Another failure to tackle fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 June, 2018

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has today demonstrated again that it is unwilling to take action against fake news about climate change that appears in its member newspapers. It … read more »


The Times, Fox News and Breitbart still promoting fake news about climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 7 June, 2018

The Times, Fox News and Breitbart have still not admitted that a story about climate change on their websites is fake news, nine months after it an official ruling that … read more »