BBC: ‘we get climate change coverage wrong too often’

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Briefing sent to editorial staff on global warming admits: “we get coverage of it wrong too often”

The BBC has accepted it gets coverage of climate change “wrong too often” and told staff: “You do not need a ‘denier’ to balance the debate.”

In a briefing note sent to all staff warning them to be aware of false balance, the corporation has offered a training course on how to report on global warming. The move follows a series of apologies and censures for failing to challenge climate sceptics during interviews, including Lord Lawson.

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