U.K. Climate Change Ads Pulled

#Advertising

Wed, Mar 17th, 2010 13:03 by capnasty NEWS

The British government is being forced to pull two nursery rhyme-themed ads as part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change's "Act on CO2" print campaign, that urged people to reduce their carbon footprint. The ads have been ruled misleading by the country's advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority, citing they are not 'tentative' enough due to the lack of proof that such events are caused by climate change.

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