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Ecologist response to Channel 4's Great 'Global Warming Swindle'

Mark Anslow
| 15th March 2007
Last week, Channel 4 aired a documentary by controversial film-maker Martin Durkin. Entitled 'The Great Global Warming Swindle', the film suggested that a combination of factors has led us to mistakenly believe that our emissions of carbon dioxide are causing the planet to warm, and that in fact, natural cycles, solar activity and disaffected radicals were to blame.

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Channel 4 documentary, 'The Great Global Warming Swindle' response

Paul Kingsnorth
| 15th March 2007
Another of the reasons included in the Channel 4 documentary, ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’, to explain the current interest in climate change was that disaffected radicals and political activists had latched on to the concept of a warming climate to foreground their anti-capitalists and anti-progress views. Paul Kingsnorth dissects these claims…

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The Great Global Warming Swindle - Stepham Harrison responds

Stephan Harrison
| 15th March 2004
The Channel 4 documentary, ‘The Great Global Warming Swindle’, put forward the idea that carbon dioxide did not in fact cause global warming, but instead was a product of global warming. It also suggested that the Earth frequently enters cold and warm periods of climate, and that the current warming was simply a natural phenomenon. We put these arguments to Stephan Harrison, an Associate Professor in Quarternary Science at Exeter University and a Senior Research Associate at Oxford University…

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