Anti-global warming columnist Andrew Bolt’s recent column "Bulled by a Gore" forensically picked apart Al Gore’s film An Inconvenient Truth by scattering a number of references to studies by eminent scientists through his argument. But one of those scientists is now accusing Bolt of citing his research in a “gross distortion of scientific findings”.

In his column (published in the Herald Sun and the Brisbane Sunday Mail in September), Bolt quoted the findings of Jeff Severinghaus, Professor of Geosciences at the University of California, San Diego: