A convenient ruling

5th October 2007 at 01:00
Schools are expected to get the go-ahead to show climate change film An Inconvenient Truth, despite a judge's concern that it contains "partisan political views". Mr Justice Burton indicated that his ruling next week would make it lawful to show the film in schools. The Department for Children, Schools and Families agreed to revise its guidance on the Oscar-winning film this week after deleting scenes encouraging pupils to discuss Al Gore's life and lobby political parties over global warming.

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