From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThe Great Global Warming Swindle
GenreCountryOriginal channelRelease dateRunning time
8 March 2007
The Great Global Warming Swindle is a polemical documentary film that suggests that the scientific opinion on climate change is influenced by funding and political factors, and questions whether scientific consensus on anthropogenic global warming exists. The program was formally criticised by Ofcom, the UK broadcasting regulatory agency, which upheld complaints of misrepresentation made by David King.
The film, made by British television producer Martin Durkin, presents scientists, economists, politicians, writers, and others who dispute the scientific consensus regarding anthropogenic global warming. The programme's publicity
materials assert that man-made global warming is "a lie" and "the
biggest scam of modern times." Its original working title was "Apocalypse my arse", but the title The Great Global Warming Swindle was later adopted as an allusion to the 1980 mockumentary The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle about British punk band the Sex Pistols.
The UK's Channel 4 premiered the documentary on 8 March 2007. The channel described the
film as "a polemic that drew together the well-documented views of a
number of respected scientists to reach the same conclusions. This is a
controversial film but we feel that it is important that all sides of
the debate are aired." According to Hamish Mykura, Channel 4's head of documentaries, the film
was commissioned "to present the viewpoint of the small minority of
scientists who do not believe global warming is caused by anthropogenic
production of carbon dioxide."
Although the documentary was welcomed by global warming sceptics, it
was criticised by scientific organisations and individual scientists
(including one of the scientists interviewed in the film and one whose
research was used to support the film's claims
The film's critics argued that it had misused and fabricated data,
relied on out-of-date research, employed misleading arguments, and
misrepresented the position of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Later broadcasts corrected three errors which had been found in the
original film. The film's producer, Martin Durkin, has asserted that the
errors were minor and did not affect the film's conclusions.
From Comments posted to the original article:
Global Warming, is simply another "elite"
MEME, put in front of us, to attempt to bring us all closer to a
Just listen (CAREFULLY) to the following interview:
Former Gov’t Insider, Says ONE-WORLD GOV’T PLANNED/COMING – A MUST
LISTEN! Ian Wishart, author of TOTALITARIA: What If the State IS the
Enemy?, on Coast-to-Coast AM (11 December 2013)
An award winning short that
irreverently satirizes political campaign ads, as two candidates vie for
the office of revolutionary leader in the 2014 election cycle.
Originally released as three separate parts, they are tied together with
a story, and a never before seen fourth part is added.
Written/Directed by: Corey Kealiher