Friday, November 14, 2008

Bellamy blackballed

There's a reason you haven't seen this chap on the telly for a long while: It's because he's been blackballed.

He used to be all over the telly, an enthusiastic naturalist inspiring viewers with his wide knowledge of love of the outdoors.

And then he became a climate skeptic.  And his career suddenly started to bomb.
    A respected botanist and the author of 35 books, he had presented around 400 programmes over the years and was appreciated by audiences for his boundless enthusiasm.
    Yet for more than 10 years he has been out of the limelight, shunned by bosses at the BBC where he made his name, as well as fellow scientists and environmentalists.
    His crime? Bellamy says he doesn’t believe in man-made global warming.

Read on here for his story, which shows the price that can be paid "for not toeing the orthodox line on climate change."

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8 Comments:

Blogger libertyscott said...

PC it's missing the link, chap!

11/14/2008 09:48:00 am  
Blogger PC said...

Oops! Ta.

11/14/2008 10:06:00 am  
Anonymous Sean Fitzpatrick said...

What a disgrace. Dr Bellamy was one of my real heroes as a kid.

11/14/2008 10:27:00 am  
Anonymous Sean Fitzpatrick said...

'The thing that annoys me most is that there are genuine environmental problems that desperately require attention. I’m still an environmentalist, I’m still a Green and I’m still campaigning to stop the destruction of the biodiversity of the world. But money will be wasted on trying to solve this global warming “problem” that I would much rather was used for looking after the people of the world.'

Now those are the words of a REAL naturalist.

11/14/2008 10:38:00 am  
Anonymous Ann said...

Now those are the words of a REAL naturalist

I second that opinion. Twice.

11/14/2008 11:08:00 am  
Blogger Luke H said...

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11/14/2008 11:41:00 am  
Blogger Scalia said...

So that's what happened to him. Another victim of intolerance.

11/16/2008 03:48:00 pm  
Anonymous Mr Dennis said...

A victim of the left wanting to indoctrinate people with one view rather than allowing open debate and encouraging people to think for themselves.
http://sjdennis.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/free-thought-repressed/

11/18/2008 05:41:00 pm  

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