08 Sep '11, 4am

Al Gore: Obama isn't "relying on science" : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Al Gore, who is preparing a new slideshow for his Climate Reality Project, which debuts on Sept. 14, is stepping up his criticism of the president. In June, Gore penned a tour de force in Rolling Stone that covered everything from the death of the climate bill to what's next for the climate movement. He was not shy then about lovingly critiquing the president, and now he's openly saying that the president isn't "relying on science." Gore was moved to write after Obama decided last Friday to ignore the recommendations of his own EPA chief to limit pollution that causes smog. What's worse was that Obama used the language of anti-goverment, anti-regualtion zealots who say that action leads to economic "uncertainty," a claim that has never been proven. On his blog , Gore writes: Instead of relying on science, President Obama appears to have bowed to pressure from polluters who...

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