Is Al Gore’s recent movie, “An Inconvenient Truth,” a source of good information, or is it as the Christian Science Monitor termed it, a mere docu-ganda, that’s more about political advocacy? According to Sterling Burnett of the National Center for Policy Analysis it’s definitely the latter: “Gore’s movie is fraught with many misleading claims. It says, for example, the snows on Mt. Kilimanjaro are melting, but fails to mention such melting has been observed for well over a hundred years, well before global warming could have been the cause. It also says there is a scientific consensus on global warming, when polling shows no such scientific consensus exists. Gore’s movie, “An Inconvenient Truth” is sadly missing an inconvenient number of facts.”

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