23 Jun '11, 4pm

Gore Criticizes Obama's Climate Change Record

Al Gore gives a voice to the intense discontent of the environmental community in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine , where he criticizes President Obama's record on addressing climate change in a 7000 word essay. Obama came into office with a promise to address climate change, and Gore points to the dozens of small steps his administration has taken to move beyond the denial of the Bush administration. But he has missed the boat on the using his bully pulpit: "President Obama has never presented to the American people the magnitude of the climate crisis," he says. "He has not defended the science against the ongoing withering and dishonest attacks. Nor has he provided a presidential venue for the scientific community ... to bring the reality of the science before the public." Gore acknowledges the unprecedented challenges Obama has been dealing with since he too...

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