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  • Al Gore warns: UN climate change report shows 'we have a global emergency'

    10/12/2018 5:37:31 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/12/18 | JUSTIN WISE
    Former Vice President Al Gore said Friday that the United Nations' new report on climate change demonstrates that the world is experiencing a "global emergency." “We have a global emergency,” Gore said in an interview on PBS NewsHour. "You use a phrase like that and some people immediately say, ‘okay calm down, it can’t be that bad.’ But it it is." "What the scientists have warned us in this recent report is that if we do not take action quickly … then consequences down the road would be far, far worse than what we’re experiencing now," Gore added, stating that...
  • Al Gore Suggests Trump’s Presidency Should Be ‘Terminated Early For Ethical Reasons’

    09/19/2018 4:20:32 PM PDT · by kevcol · 136 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | September 19, 2018 | Michael Bastasch
    Former Vice President Al Gore compared the Trump administration to an experiment that’s “terminated early for ethical reasons,” in an interview with MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell that also touched on the upcoming election and man-made global warming. On global warming, Gore repeated to Mitchell the line he uses in nearly every speech: “Every night on the television news is like a nature hike through the book of Revelation.”
  • Al Gore to Trump: 'My only message would be resign'

    08/30/2018 1:41:21 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/30/18 | Michael Burke
    Former Vice President Al Gore on Wednesday reiterated his call that President Trump should resign. “My only message would be resign,” Gore, an environmental activist, told Fox 11 Los Angeles during an interview about climate change. Gore's remarks came in response to a question about what he would say to the president. “I think everyone knows to discount what this current Administration is doing and saying. They’ve made the EPA the CPA — the Coal Production Agency — instead of protecting the environment," he said. The comments come a little more than a year after Gore told LADbible that, if...
  • Al Gore's Message to Pres. Trump? 'Resign'

    08/30/2018 1:34:34 PM PDT · by DFG · 46 replies
    Fox LA ^ | 08/30/2018 | Elex Michaelson
    Fmr. Vice President Al Gore has a message for President Trump: “Resign!” “I don’t mean to be flippant about this,” Gore told FOX 11 Los Angeles’ Elex Michaelson, host of “Good Day L.A.” and “The Issue Is,” in an exclusive interview. “I think everyone knows to discount what this current Administration is doing and saying. They’ve made the EPA the CPA! The Coal Production Agency! Instead of protecting the environment,” Gore said. Gore met with then-Pres. Elect Trump during the president transition, but said Mr. Trump hasn’t implemented his suggestions. “I don’t think he’s prepared to listen to advice about...
  • Humans are pushing the Earth closer to a climate cliff

    08/15/2018 7:11:31 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 68 replies
    The Guardian ^ | August 15, 2018 | by Jon Abraham
    A new paper, just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has received a lot of media attention. The attention is justified because the paper paints a very grim picture of the climate and what humans may be doing to it. There are many really important insights from this paper. The authors wanted to know how feedbacks in the Earth’s climate will play a role in shaping the climate in the future. By feedbacks, we mean a change in one part of the climate that then causes another change, which in turn may cause another change, and...
  • Scientists see fingerprints of climate change all over California’s wildfires

    08/03/2018 7:41:30 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 93 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 3, 2018 | by Kurtis Alexander
    Much of the heat that’s gripped California and hastened the spread of deadly wildfires recently is due to a strange but familiar shift in the jet stream — one that’s haunted the West with threatening fire conditions in the past and could cause more hot, dry spells in the future, especially with a changing climate. The jet stream, the river of wind high above the Northern Hemisphere, has been weaker and wavier in the past few weeks, scientists say. Instead of pushing weather systems along as it usually does, it’s allowing the patterns to stagnate. “We’re seeing this mix of...
  • National Geographic Admits 'Starving Polar Bear' Was a Bit of a Fraud

    07/28/2018 7:38:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | July 27, 2018 | S. Noble
    Remember that video of an emaciated Baffin Island polar bear that went viral last December? It became the poster bear for climate change. National Geographic made a stunning admission - it was a bit bogus. The Statement: National Geographic went too far in drawing a definitive connection between climate change and a particular starving polar bear in the opening caption of our video about the animal. We said, "This is what climate change looks like." While science has established that there is a strong connection between melting sea ice and polar bears dying off, there is no way to know...
  • Climate change is supercharging a hot and dangerous summer

    07/28/2018 8:25:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 103 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 7/26/2018 | Joel Achenbach and Angela Fritz
    In the town of Sodankyla, Finland, the thermometer on July 17 registered a record-breaking 90 degrees, a remarkable figure given that Sodankyla is 59 miles north of the Arctic Circle, in a region known for winter snowmobiling and an abundance of reindeer. This is a hot, strange and dangerous summer across the planet. Greece is in mourning after scorching heat and high winds fueled wildfires that have killed more than 80 people. Japan recorded its highest temperature in history, 106 degrees, in a heat wave that killed 65 people in a week and hospitalized 22,000, shortly after catastrophic flooding killed...
  • Global warming? 2018 year of 'lost summer' for Arctic

    07/14/2018 7:19:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/14/2018 | unknown
    A report from Scientific American said there are problems this year for the species of shorebirds that each year descend on the Arctic to mate and raise chicks. It’s because the reproduction happens during the summer, and because of extensive July snow this year, there’s been no summer. The report said the frozen precipitation “sealed the birds off from food and nesting sites.” “Without these key resources avian migrants to the region will not reproduce in 2018, experts say.” The report elaborated that snowmelt usually allows shorebirds to begin nesting on eastern Greenland’s treeless tundra during the first half of...
  • Al Gore Calls Record-Breaking Heat 'Ominous,'

    07/01/2018 3:42:05 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 65 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 7/1/18 | Al Gore
    Former Vice President and climate change activist Al Gore called a new heat record set in Oman “ominous” in a tweet Saturday.“Another ominous record has been set,” Gore said. “The city of Quriyat, Oman, hit an overnight LOW of 108.7 degrees Tuesday- likely the highest minimum daily temp recorded on Earth. For those suffering from the heat in the U.S. this weekend, be safe and stay cool!”
  • Karenna Gore: Religious Leaders Should Urge Climate Activism on 'Moral and Spiritual Level'

    05/14/2018 8:24:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 41 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 5/13/2018 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Karenna Gore, director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, urged the Catholic Church and other “faith communities” to become climate change activists and preach about taking action on the issue. “I actually think that [preaching is] one of the main things that could actually break through on this issue. One of the ways that we could break through on this issue is if people really start to think deeply on another level about it; on a moral and spiritual level and are moved from a different kind of place to take action, to raise it with...
  • Some Major U.S. cities headed for coldest April in recorded history

    04/29/2018 7:02:33 AM PDT · by norwaypinesavage · 61 replies
    Watts up with That ^ | 4/27/2018 | Anthony Watts
    Some cities in the east are experiencing temperatures a full 10 to 15 degrees F colder than normal, says meteorologist Jaclyn Whittal. Those cities include Buffalo, Chicago and Detroit.
  • Oscars snub Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth sequel

    01/24/2018 10:39:41 AM PST · by rktman · 32 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/24/2018 | rick moran
    Is climate change losing its luster as an issue for the Hollywood left? Or have so many "Inconvenient Truths" about global warming been debunked that it has forced Hollywood into an embarrassed silence? The sequel to Al Gore's 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth released in 2017 and titled An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, failed to pick up a single Oscar nomination. The 2006 film won "Best Documentary" and "Best Song."
  • NINE YEARS AGO… Al Gore Predicted North Pole Would Be Completely Ice Free by Today

    12/29/2017 11:39:41 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/29/17
    NINE YEARS AGO THIS MONTH— Al Gore predicted the North Polar Ice Cap would be completely ice free in five years. Gore made the prediction to a German audience in 2008. He told them that “the entire North ‘polarized’ cap will disappear in 5 years.” “Five Years” This wasn’t the only time Gore made his ice-free prediction. Gore’s been predicting this since 2007. According to Al Gore the North Pole should be completely melted by now.
  • Al Gore bilks people at Christmas – asking for ‘climate crisis’ money

    12/25/2017 2:50:59 PM PST · by PROCON · 25 replies
    wattsupwiththat.com ^ | Dec. 25, 2017 | Anthony Watts
    The true mark of a shyster is to take advantage of every opportunity to milk a person for money, and especially when emotions and sympathy run high. Christmas is one of those times. I give you exhibit A, Al Gore’s “Climate Reality Project”. I got this in my inbox this morning.Of course, when you click on that donate button, Al doubles down:Yes, send money to Al Gore to “end the climate crisis”. Yeah, that’s the ticket. He has quite a payroll to support, just look at all the employees here Anybody stupid enough to fall for this, especially on...
  • Hurricane Irma and Climate Change: Al Gore Warned Us

    09/08/2017 7:59:08 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 61 replies
    yahoo ^ | September 8, 2017 | Tufayel Ahmed Newsweek
    When Al Gore’s climate-change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power opened to less than $1 million at the box office in early August—coming in 16th place in its first weekend of wide release—the right-leaning media was quick to dismiss it as a “bomb.” The sequel’s takings, the likes of Fox News noted, were far below its Academy Award–winning predecessor, An Inconvenient Truth, released in 2006.But to dwell on An Inconvenient Sequel ’s box office receipts is to the miss the point. The film’s message—a warning wrapped in the guise of a blockbuster movie experience—is no more critical than it is...
  • Climate change might be cause of record U.S. road deaths - study

    09/04/2017 8:11:53 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 31, 2017 | Sebastien Malo
    Climate change - not increased use of cell phones - might be to blame for an unusual spike in road deaths that hit the United States two years ago, said a study published on Thursday. The study said people might have used their vehicles more frequently to avoid increasingly bad weather - rising temperatures and heavier rainfall - resulting in an increased number of deaths on the road. The finding challenges a widespread notion that 2015's hike was the result of increased cell-phone usage by motorists. [Snip] Using mathematical models, the retired Yale University epidemiologist also found that for every...
  • 'Resign!': Al Gore Suggests Trump Should Step Aside

    08/17/2017 4:58:38 PM PDT · by Hadean · 77 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 17, 2017
    Former Vice President Al Gore (D) was asked what advice he had for President Trump. The former Tennessee senator had only one word for the New York Republican: "Resign." Gore said Americans must take a look at the "climate crisis and how we can solve it." "Global warming is by far and away the most serious crisis we face," he said. Gore said there are 100 million tons of man-made pollution released into the atmosphere daily.
  • Gore: 'I think I carried Florida'

    08/05/2017 9:33:56 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 98 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 5, 2017
    Former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore told HBO's Bill Maher he thinks he carried the state of Florida in 2000, a state that would have given Gore the presidency over George W. Bush. Gore, 69, visited Maher on HBO's "Real Time" on Friday to discuss his follow-up climate change documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power" when the host broached the issue of rising sea levels. .... “So when the sea levels rise, obviously we could lose Venice. We could lose Florida. And who would know better about losing Florida?” Maher joked, leading to some groans from the live...
  • Here are seven questions that I asked wikipedia moderators right before I got permanently banned...

    08/02/2017 3:42:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 38 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 2, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Here are seven questions that I asked wikipedia moderators right before I got permanently banned. They never answered any of my questions. The following is one of wikipedia’s most important rules:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Neutral_point_of_viewWikipedia:Neutral point of viewAll encyclopedic content on Wikipedia must be written from a neutral point of view (NPOV), which means representing fairly, proportionately, and, as far as possible, without editorial bias, all of the significant views that have been published by reliable sources on a topic.NPOV is a fundamental principle of Wikipedia and of other Wikimedia projects. It is also one of Wikipedia’s three core content policies; the other two are...