(Cross-posted from EnvironmentNC.)
Joel Schwartz dissects the NRDC ozone "study" Heat Advisory with much gusto. Here’s a sliver from his conclusion over at Planet Gore:
Heat Advisory is a cynical exercise in manipulation and fear-mongering masquerading as science. Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that NRDC manufactures bogus increases in ozone in order to scare people (and then dissembles further when someone like me calls them on it). After all, environmentalists derive their power from public fear and outrage. Where there is no legitimate reason for fear and outrage, environmental groups and some scientists have shown themselves to be only too willing to manufacture it.
(Ouch. That must smart.) Read the whole thing.