The Hole in Al Gore's Environmentalism
Hari, Johann, The Independent (London, England)
The democratically elected 43rd President of the United States, Al Gore, has been in Britain this week. He should be here on a state visit as a highlight of his second term, but the Supreme Court had different plans. So he is here as a civilian, delivering packed-out lectures, warning that man-made climate chaos "could literally end civilisation". His speeches are terrifying, true, and contain a hole bigger than the old ozone hole he spent decades warning about.
He explains our dilemma in the stark, slap-in-the-face terms we need: "We are recklessly dumping so much carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere that we have literally changed the relationship between the Earth …
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Publication information: Article title: The Hole in Al Gore's Environmentalism. Contributors: Hari, Johann - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: June 1, 2006. Page number: 37. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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