16 Nov '11, 7pm

BBC Drops Climate Change Episode to Sell ‘Frozen Planet’ Show in the U.S., Other Countries

BBC Drops Climate Change Episode to Sell ‘Frozen Planet’ Show in the U.S., Other Countries

BBC has claimed that the episode’s narrator, David Attenborough , is not well-known in many countries and they were unlikely to sell the episode to many networks, saying “It would be impossible to do a presenter-less version. Only those countries that accept David as a presenter (and there are many where he is well-known – such as Australia, New Zealand and Scandinavia) could be expected to take episode seven as it stands.” Environmentalists, however, are upset that BBC is allowing networks to “censor the issue” and giving in to climate change skeptics. Former head of Friends of the Earth, Tony Juniper, said “It raises questions about the BBC’s overall environmental coverage, which is patchy and inconsistent.” A Greenpeace rep also expressed disappointment with the decision, “It’s a bit like pressing the stop button on Titanic just as the iceberg appears. Climate change is...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/11/16/bbc-drops-climate-chan...

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