25 Nov '11, 1pm

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

It has been reported by the UK New Statesman that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” seventh episode of David Attenborough’s “Frozen Planet” BBC TV series about wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctica. The censored out final “On Thin Ice” seventh episode deals with the impact of man-made climate change, a matter controversial to a substantial body of anti-science, climate change denialist Americans. Samira Shackle in the New Statesman: “Seven episodes of the multi-million-pound nature documentary series will be aired in Britain. However, the series has been sold to 30 world TV networks as a package of only six episodes. These networks then have the option of buying the seventh “companion” episode — which explores the effect man is having on the natural world — as well as behind the scenes footage. The six-episode series has been sold to 30 broadcasters, ten of which have ...

Full article: http://www.green-blog.org/2011/11/25/us-media-censor-out-...

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