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The Sun on Sunday Attacked for Misleading Climate Change Polling

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It’s as clear as your iced latte on a hazy heatwave day.

Most people think this summer’s hot weather was due to climate change. Or, confusingly, most people think climate change had nothing to do this year’s searing summer.

You were likely greeted with one of those headlines on Monday morning, though which you saw largely depended on which newspaper you happened to pick up.

Bob Ward: Why Do Some British Newspapers Still Deny Climate Change?

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British newspapers should “put the interests of their readers first by reporting the real facts about global warming” argues Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics.

Yet so many papers continue to deny the science and are failing to accurately report on the risks of climate change Ward writes in the Guardian.

He points to the Mail, Express, Times, Sun and Telegraph titles which all “continue to use their opinion columns and leaders to try to cast doubt on the risks” of climate change.

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