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No sacred cows

Why won’t Chris Packham have a real debate on climate?

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

27 April 2024

9:00 AM

On Sunday, the BBC did something unusual. It invited Luke Johnson, a climate contrarian, to join a panel with Laura Kuenssberg to discuss net zero. As followers of this debate will know, the BBC’s editorial policy unit issued guidance to staff in 2018 saying: ‘As climate change is accepted as happening, you do not need a “denier” to balance the debate.’

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