Thursday, October 11, 2007

Oops! UK Judge Rules Gore Made 9 Scientific Errors in Film

Clearly, an Inconvenient Assessment!

The nine errors alleged by the judge included:

  • Mr Gore's assertion that a sea-level rise of up to 20 feet would be caused by melting of ice in either West Antarctica or Greenland "in the near future". The judge said this was "distinctly alarmist" and it was common ground that if Greenland's ice melted it would release this amount of water - "but only after, and over, millennia".
  • Mr Gore's assertion that the disappearance of snow on Mount Kilimanjaro in East Africa was expressly attributable to global warming - the court heard the scientific consensus was that it cannot be established the snow recession is mainly attributable to human-induced climate change.
  • Mr Gore's reference to a new scientific study showing that, for the first time, polar bears had actually drowned "swimming long distances - up to 60 miles - to find the ice". The judge said: "The only scientific study that either side before me can find is one which indicates that four polar bears have recently been found drowned because of a storm."

    1. Hi Pastor Paul,
      That's great that someone in authority is showing the truth about Mr. Gore's book and movie. One of my friends had to read the book for college and he said that a good portion of it was pictures. That just shows that Mr. Gore didn't really have much proof that what he said was true. Thanks for posting on this.

    2. You would think someone who created the Internet would be able to get accurate information! LOL!