"I have neither the learning nor the experience to know whether the doomsayers are right about the human causes of climate change. But I am willing to acknowledge that people who know a lot more than I do may be right when they claim that it is the consequence of our own behaviour.
I assume that this is why the BBC’s coverage of the issue abandoned the pretence of impartiality long ago. But it strikes me as very odd indeed that an organisation which affects such a high moral tone cannot be more environmentally responsible"
The guardian article,
A lot of the hoo haa goes back to a 2006 seminar which included 28 scientists and the BBC with the result that many people think that the BBC left the neutral ground, (where they should be bound) and became 'pro' climate change, and that is what the Guardian article is pointing out citing different programmes that have a bias.
To bring things up to date, the latest news is that Tony Newbery's of 'Harmless sky' blog FOI request for the 28 scientists at the seminar to be named, and objected to by the BBC, was turned down by what appears to be a couple of lay judges. More reading here,
This article from the commentator gives some insight as to who these people were,
edit on 12-11-2012 by smurfy because: Links.