A Few Things Ill Considered

…so says the headline of a Guardian news paper report from one week ago (this has very likely been covered already in other climate blogs but I am too far behind on my blog reading to know any better!)

The school governor who challenged the screening of Al Gore’s climate change documentary in secondary schools was funded by a Scottish quarrying magnate who established a controversial lobbying group to attack environmentalists’ claims about global warming.

Hardly the grassroots at work here, surprise surprise. Al Gore’s spokesperson hase already addressed the ruling’s list of 9 “errors” in An Inconvenient Truth, you can read that response on the Washington Post’s blog here.


  1. #1 blf
    October 22, 2007

    The Guardian‘s article (actually, it apparently was in The Observer, which explains why I didn’t see it until now) is at:


    It has since been picked up by CBS (at least):


    [Ed Note: Apologies for not finding this sooner, unfairly caught in the spamm trap…]