The collaboration between a major UK broadcaster and the Nudge Unit to promote one of the most controversial policies today is deeply alarming. The report, The Power of TV: Nudging Viewers to Decarbonise their Lifestyles, jointly published by BIT and Sky, shows little regard for the obligation imposed on broadcasters by Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code to maintain “due impartiality” across all their output, particularly when it comes to news and current affairs. It also neglects the requirement that broadcasters expose viewers to a wide range of different views when it comes to “matters of major political and industrial controversy and major matters relating to current public policy”.
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Cathy Eastburn is an Insulate Britain protester planning to ‘unleash hell’ on roads
She has been arrested several times at blockades and with Extinction Rebellion
Now revealed she is married to Ben Plowden, a Transport for London director
TfL’s services have been severely impacted by Insulate Britain as well as XR
Ms Eastburn also has allowed activist David McKenny to stay at their £1.5million South London family home
The Prime Minister has appointed the outgoing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as a key adviser for the UN climate change conference, COP26.
Boris Johnson met today with Mr Carney in Downing Street where he confirmed his new role as the Prime Minister’s Finance Adviser for COP26.
Mr Carney will help the UK Government to mobilise ambitious action from across the financial system ahead of the UK summit in November.