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Sign The Petition To Save Philippe Verdier’s Job

October 30, 2015

By Paul Homewood 

 

h/t Wolsten

 

© Jean-Christophe MARMARA / Le Figaro

 

 

Readers will recall that Philippe Verdier, France’s leading TV weatherman, was suspended from his job a couple of weeks ago for having the temerity to challenge global warming dogma.

It now appears that things have moved on. According to change.org, who have organised a petition against the suspension:

 

Thank you all for your support that has increased massively these last days.
Unfortunately, events are accelerating: Philippe Verdier is now subject to a dismissal procedure initiated by France Télévisions. We must therefore continue the fight to show our commitment to freedom of speech.
Inform your family, friends, local politicians, associations, unions…
As you know, this is not only the climate issue that is at stake. It is a matter of freedom of speech.
Our hope is in you.

 

 

Please sign their petition here:

https://www.change.org/p/delphine-ernotte-pr%C3%A9sident-de-france-t%C3%A9l%C3%A9visions-pour-que-philippe-verdier-soit-confirm%C3%A9-dans-son-emploi-%C3%A0-france-t%C3%A9l%C3%A9visions/u/13946708

16 Comments
  1. A C Osborn permalink
    October 30, 2015 11:29 am

    I signed the day the story broke about the Petition.

  2. October 30, 2015 11:30 am

    Just signed it.

  3. thojak permalink
    October 30, 2015 11:31 am

    Signed + shared on FB.

  4. October 30, 2015 11:57 am

    Paul, many thanks for sharing, the extra reach you provide will be much appreciated.

  5. October 30, 2015 12:06 pm

    I signed it on the first day and shared it on facebook.

  6. Rick Bradford permalink
    October 30, 2015 1:18 pm

    I thought it was virtually impossible to sack anyone in France, least of all a government employee.

    Climate ‘heretics’ must be in some special category.

  7. NeilC permalink
    October 30, 2015 1:47 pm

    Signed and put on FB

  8. S Allnutt permalink
    October 30, 2015 3:13 pm

    So much for ‘Je suis Charlie’. ‘Je suis Philippe’ anyone?

  9. October 30, 2015 3:21 pm

    Signed in solidarity against these b******s.

  10. Keith Gugan permalink
    October 30, 2015 3:35 pm

    Just signed.

  11. CheshireRed permalink
    October 30, 2015 3:47 pm

    Pathetic suppression of freedom of speech. Absolutely feeble stuff.

  12. HorshamBren permalink
    October 30, 2015 5:17 pm

    Je l’ai fait – vive la liberté d’expression !

  13. PhilW permalink
    October 30, 2015 6:31 pm

    Signed

  14. Roy Hartwell permalink
    October 30, 2015 7:12 pm

    Done !!!!

  15. roy andrews permalink
    October 30, 2015 10:33 pm

    I say chaps…..40,000 coming to the jamboree in a couple of weeks…..please don’t rock the boat!

  16. October 30, 2015 11:54 pm

    Paul, As I recall the letter is going to a snout with vested interests including in the UK.

    The same individual was imposed into that position.

    It stinks. Took me a few minutes to find the start.

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