22 Jun '11, 11pm

Al Gore Roasts Obama Over Climate Position

Al Gore Roasts Obama Over Climate Position

In a scorching, 7000-word article in the coming issue of Rolling Stone , Al Gore savages mainstream media for its incompetent reporting of climate change and roasts President Barack Obama for failing to advance policies against global warming any more quickly than his woeful predecessor. Gore is clear, quotable and uncompromising in stating his own case: "Here is the truth: The Earth is round; Saddam Hussein did not attack us on 9/11; Elvis is dead; Obama was born in the United States; and the climate crisis is real. It is time to act." But after making the case for reality in climate reporting - and crediting Obama for some early efforts - Gore says this: "But in spite of these and other achievements, President Obama has thus far failed to use the bully pulpit to make the case for bold action on climate change. After successfully passing his green stimulus package, he did...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/al-gore-roasts-obama-over-clima...

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