You remember the two ads released by the oil industry-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute last week -- the ones that end: Carbon dioxide: They call it a pollutant. We call it life
? Well, in one of those ads, fleeting reference is made to scientific research which, the commercial hints, refutes the claims of global warming "alarmists."
Thing is, the author of that research says the ads not only misrepresent his findings, but that his findings in fact support the scientific consensus on global warming. In a press release, Professor Curt Davis says the ads are a "deliberate effort to confuse and mislead the public