Climate Scientist to Think Tank: Stop Misrepresenting My Research
Posted on May 20, 2006
A global warming researcher is claiming that a Big Gas-funded think tank has been misrepresenting one of his studies in an effort to throw doubt on the reality of global warming.
Earlier: The think tank goes after Al Gore.
Keep in mind that, to date, there have been no peer-reviewed studies that cast real doubt on the fact of global warming.
On Wednesday, the Competitive Enterprise Institute ? a front group funded by ExxonMobil and other big oil companies ? launched two advertisements in response to Al Gore?s new movie about global warming, An Inconvenient Truth.
One of the advertisements attempts to show that the scientific evidence for global warming is in dispute, claiming a study found the ?Antarctic ice sheet is getting thicker, not thinner.?
The primary author of that study, Curt Davis, has issued statement blasting CEI?s use of his study. Here?s an excerpt: