Friends Of The Earth Lie About Their Lies

They won’t go quietly:
an FoE spokesperson said Mr Parker’s comments did not “accurately reflect the agreement” the organisation reached with the ASA.

“Our chief executive, and legal advisor, have gone to the ASA this afternoon to speak with them and challenge this,” the spokesperson said.


By Paul Homewood

h/t Joe Public

On Wednesday, we learnt the Advertising Standards Authority had found that Friends of the Earth had been spreading lies to the effect that fracking could cause cancer, contaminate water supplies, increase asthma rates and send house prices plummeting.

Following the ASA judgment, FOE agreed not to repeat such claims in future, unless the evidence changed.


However, it seems that FOE find it difficult to do anything other than lie.

Following the ASA decision, the Guardian reported:

The ASA were understandably furious about this latest lie, and took the highly unusual step of issuing their own statement the following day:

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3 thoughts on “Friends Of The Earth Lie About Their Lies

  1. Latest news from Bulgaria, 06.01.2017 19:43: 40 cm of snow paralyzed Bulgaria (ROUNDUP) In northeastern Bulgaria preventative closed all roads – in the regions of Ruse, Shumen, Targovishte, Varna, Burgas, Silistra.
    Bulgaria today was in a snow trap -Transport was paralyzed, especially in the northeast of the country, and hundreds of villages were left without electricity.
    The situation is complicated not because of snowfall and strong wind and subsequent snowdrifts.
    In northeastern Bulgaria preventative closed all roads – in the regions of Ruse, Shumen, Targovishte, Varna, Burgas and Silistra.
    Road blockade in northeastern Bulgaria because of the snow (PHOTOS & VIDEO) are closed part of the highway “Trakia” and “Hemus” and roads in six areas.
    Highways and passes several times been partially closed, but because of the limitations of key passages formed kilometric columns.

  2. Finnish news confirms the extreme cold in Lapland, but it has already gone.
    Saturday the weather warms, snow rains subside and the air poutaantuu morning from the west, the Finnish Meteorological Institute on duty meteorologist Hannu Power says.
    The day is celebrated in temperatures below zero throughout the country. For example, in Kuopio at noon on Saturday, the frost is no longer about five degrees.
    The west coast of temperatures can stay around zero. In the evening, the weather cools a few degrees, depending on the cloud cover. Frost is generally between two and eight degrees.
    Meteorological Department issued a warning on Friday evening to poor driving conditions throughout the country. Poor conditions of the roads the snow, wind and weather condensation.
    Even on Friday, almost the whole country kärvisteltiin until the evening of extremely cold weather. For example, Salla, Lapland was measured during the night between Thursday and Friday’s 40.3 degrees below zero.

    Heavy snowfall in Bulgaria, January 6, 2017:
    The biggest snow in Vratsa – 33 cm, announced by the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology pe BAS.
    In Montana tablecloth reaches 29 cm. In Kyustendil is 28 cm. In Sofia and Veliko Tarnovo – 25 cm. In Blagoevgrad Lovech – 21 cm. Snowfall continued throughout the country without the Black Sea. In the next few hours there and precipitation will turn to snow, according to meteorologists.

    Throughout the day will keep raining heavy snow. More complicated will be the situation in the North and Northeastern Bulgaria, where soul strong wind gusts of 100 km / h. Because of the snow: Places in three areas without electricity

    Bulgaria, January 6, 2017 with video’s. In these areas was declared an orange alert code – for strong winds, snowdrifts, drifts. The warning applies to Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Lovech, Gabrovo, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse, Razgrad, Targovishte, Shumen, Silistra, Dobrich, Varna, Burgas, Yambol, Sliven, Stara Zagora, Haskovo, Kardzhali, Smolyan.
    Code Yellow is declared for the regions of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik, Blagoevgrad, Kyustendil, Pernik, Sofia, Sofia region, Vidin.
    Temperatures will continue to fall until the evening.
    In the regions of Sofia, Sofia region, Pernik and Kyustendil evening temperatures fall below minus 10 degrees. Somewhat comforting news is that even after the lunch rainfall will weaken, and at night to Saturday in places and will stop.

  3. Frost hits Russia as Christmas is coming for Orthodox Christians (IMAGES) Published time: 6 Jan, 2017 16:06
    Orthodox Christians are getting ready for midnight liturgy to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. However, freezing weather has descended on Russia this Christmas Eve, with temperatures falling to -30C in Moscow and down to -40 in the regions.
    Those planning to attend midnight liturgy at Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior will have to put on an extra layer or two this Christmas, even if it will be celebrated by Patriarch Kirill. Temperatures in the capital are set to drop below -32 degrees centigrade (-25F) on January 7.
    Freezing cold is expected across the country, with some regions such as Siberia or Yakutia bracing themselves for -40C.
    Some 200 mobile food tents with hot meals will appear in Moscow during the Christmas celebrations due to the “freezing weather, to create comfortable conditions for the faithful who come to worship,” Deputy Mayor for Housing and Public Works Pyotr Biryukov said.

    El Wehda has this article, sorry for the somewhat inaccurate translation. They claim their source is Russia Today. I will double check the information about Finland and Bulgaria. If it is indeed true, as I fear it will be, the question rises why the Arabs are having this news, while the Dutch MSM do not publish it.
    Unity news – with the temperature reached 42 below zero … “hordes Generale frost” violently hit Europe and kill 70 people
    Unity news site offers you the latest entertainment news and weather. Hit the “General Frost” Otunabh in Europe earlier this year and it snowed in many areas of which has caused the deaths of 70 people in various parts of the continent and disrupted traffic.
    In northern Finland, particularly in Lapland, a new record: -42 ° C. And the Finnish Meteorological warned of extremely low in many parts of the country, the heat, which often causes the proliferation of pulmonary diseases.
    Snow fell in most EU countries, and covered virtually all the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the air temperature dropped to minus 26 there Celsius, where he will continue to cold and snowfall there several days.
    In Italy, snow fell in areas affected by the earthquakes in the past summer.
    And it damaged cities of northern Germany Axel snowstorm, which hit the coast of this country, causing many of the problems on the roads. Flooded and some coastal areas. In the states of Schleswig–holstein and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern the water level rose to two meters.
    In several cities in Bulgaria were registered record numbers of air temperatures, dropping to minus 29 Celsius. In Bulendagay seven people, including 55 displaced people were killed following the bitter cold.
    And hit the extreme cold and Ukraine caused the deaths of four people in Lvov province west of the country.
    For its part it considered that the Russian Meteorology, the night of on 5 and January 6, was the coldest in Moscow since the beginning of winter. In last night the thermometer air index fell even minus 24.7 degrees Celsius.
    In some areas of the countryside Moscow temperature was lower. And it arrived in the city north of the capital Dmitrev to minus 28.8 degrees Celsius.
    Meteorology expects interest to be brisk frost and strengthens the Russian capital in the region in the near future. On Friday night may Tsdl air temperature to minus 30 Celsius, or even less than that.
    The reason for the wave of cold and frost that spread in Europe currently, is the high atmospheric pressure in Siberia, is expected to reach the largest force in the beginning of next week. Source: Russia Today—%D9%85%D8%B9-%D8%AD%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D9%88%D8%B5%D9%84%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%89-42-%D8%AA%D8%AD%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%81%D8%B1-%D8%AC%D8%AD%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%84-%D8%AC%D9%86%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%B9-%D8%AA%D8%B6%D8%B1%D8%A8-%D8%A3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%A8%D8%A7-%D8%A8%D8%B9%D9%86%D9%81-%D9%88%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%AA%D9%84-70-%D8%B4%D8%AE%D8%B5%D8%A7.html

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