Monday, October 08, 2007

Court Identifies Eleven Inaccuracies in Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ | NewsBusters.org


Court Identifies Eleven Inaccuracies in Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ | NewsBusters.org: " The film claims that melting snows on Mount Kilimanjaro evidence global warming. The Government s expert was forced to concede that this is not correct. The film suggests that evidence from ice cores proves that rising CO2 causes temperature increases over 650 000 years. The Court found that the film was misleading over that period the rises in CO2 lagged behind the temperature rises by 800-2000 years. The film uses emotive images of Hurricane Katrina and suggests that this has been caused by global warming. The Government s expert had to accept that it was 'not possible' to attribute one-off events to global warming. The film shows the drying up of Lake Chad and claims that this was caused by global warming. The Government s expert had to accept that this was not the case. The film claims that a study showed that polar bears had drowned due to disappearing arctic ice. It turned out that Mr Gore had misread the study: in fact four polar bears drowned and this was because of a particularly violent storm. The film threatens that global warming could stop the Gulf Stream throwing Europe into an ice age: the Claimant s evidence was that this was a scientific impossibility. The film blames global warming"

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