21 Jun '11, 3am

Al Gore Weighs in on Extreme Weather and Climate Change (Video)

For many years now, scientists have predicted that increasing the concentration of greenhouse gas emissions in the earth's atmosphere will bring about more extreme weather: Droughts , heavy rainfall, floods , heatwaves. And wouldn't you know it? Over the last year, regions around the world have been wracked by each -- and often with a severity not seen before in recorded history. And yet, still we fail to act to address the issue -- a fact that clearly not only troubles, but astounds the former Vice President Al Gore. Gore delivered the keynote address at this year's Games for Change festival , and, of course, he took a few minutes to discuss climate change. Watch his take on the link between extreme weather and climate change above. I, for one, am glad that Gore dispenses with the "you can't attribute any single event to climate change" niceties like those Bill McKibben s...

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