Skip to comments.Gore brings his global warming fight to Aspen ("It is a moral issue")
Posted on 02/21/2011 12:43:31 PM PST by maggief
ASPEN He may have been preaching to the choir, but former Vice President Al Gore stirred an Aspen audience Friday with a passionate speech about the effects of global warming, at one point pounding his fist on the podium and declaring it a moral issue.
It didn't help, Gore said, that the scientific community committed some self-inflicted wounds. That was a reference to mistakes and misstatements in an IPCC report four years ago that led to a large amount of political debate and media attention.
I think the mistakes were blown way way out of proportion, Gore said. One reason for the mistakes, he said, was that a defensive culture developed among some scientists because they were harassed on a regular basis by opponents of the concept of global warming.
But the general consensus (recognizing global warming) is so strong and so firm and so widely shared now, that it is clearly the basis for action that the rest of us ought to take, Gore said.
He was asked about the popular confusion surrounding the topic. For instance, when winter weather turns extremely cold, many people question the concept of global warming.
With global warming, since the manifestations are distributed globally, it masquerades as an illusion, Gore said. It could be a cold winter in one geography while the world as a whole is continuing to get warmer. There can be more extremes of both heat and cold. There can be more volatility in weather patterns.
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would be kinda funny to watch ManBearPig melt down! Get it? Melt! LOL
Just can’t seem to get this $10T ponzi scheme off the ground, can they?
The global cooling of ‘95-96 gave NYC its record snowfall that winter. It was a precursor to this winter’s record snowfall....you sure Algore isn’t visiting NYC this weekend, when it sets the record?
Got a little snippy going over the pass there, eh Al?
Ah, the proverbial “Moral Busybody”.
Gore should be prosecuted for the AGW scam.
Hopefully all the massage therapists in Aspen have been warned that Mr. release my 2nd Chakra is in town.
a) it’s a scientific issue
b) whatever became of the liberal mantra of “you have no right to force your morality on anyone else”?
Just when I thought this blowhard was gone from the public stage.....
...for the Planet & The Children!
Did al set time aside from promoting himself to take care of his childrens problems or has he been to busy running his scam?
He never goes to Detroit, Memphis or Cleveland.
Only the best resort locations will do.
Former Vice President and Nobel laureate Al Gore speaks about climate change at the Forest at Risk symposium held at the Aspen Meadows on Friday. Rustin Gudim/The Aspen Times
Oh! I have heard the answer to that, from leftist Algore apologists -
“it’s an investment”.
Is there a bigger buffoon on the planet than algore? I mean, really - his whole life has been one big Epic Fail. He has kept reinventing failure and infusing it with new meaning as his so-called life has progressed. I’m willing to be that if you were to list his failures - no one person could ever list them all. Does anyone remember how during the Klowntoon administration how he was supposed to be Viktor Chernomyrdin’s “special friend” and how that was supposed to be a boon for US - Russia relations? And there are SO MANY others. Of course most probably remember the trip to Monticello when he didn’t recognize the busts of the founding fathers. And the list goes on and on and on.
It is highly IMmoral to lie to millions over decades, promoting large volumes of pseudo-science to earn tainted billions. The man is lower than dirt. His Nobel, Grammy, and the Oscar each lower their awarding organizations to level of slime.
I guess the “Gore Effect” Wouldn’t be noticed in Aspen in the middle of February.
They’d just declare a powder day, close up the shops and hit the slopes.
It’s always for the “children”! Well, how about the adults like us. Come on Al, do the right thing! (sarc)
There isn’t a single IQ point in the sum of the entire population of Aspen.
I am unable to let go of the 51.5" snow visual that was in my yard last winter... END
Self-inflicted wounds? More like self destruction. They didn't harm their credibility by a couple percent, they lost 100% of their credibility.
Wow, talk about your circular reasoning . . . . . . Al, You da Man!
The reason they made "mistakes" was that they were being criticized for making "mistakes".
Yeah, Al, you spin that sucker and let's see how far it gets...
Algore is, himself, a “moral issue.”
Al, tell the truth. Does this cold winter make you sigh in relief, or have a slight twinge of disappointment?
The data that was presented as facts by Gore were blown way way out of proportion. Actual Scientists that pointed out that AGW is a hoax were harassed on a regular basis by proponents of the concept of global warming back in the days when Gore could still fool people into believing that he had a consensus. He tried to marginalized the 31,000 scientists that disagreed with him back when the public had only heard from the 2000, or so, that Gore and governments that want more control over your life could still fool the people.
(I'm guessing that consensus number of “scientists” that Gore had have probably dwindled down to around twenty or thirty by now)
But the general consensus (among his 17 faithful scientists (scientologists?) (recognizing global warming) is so strong and so firm and so widely shared now, that it is clearly the basis for action that the rest of us ought to take. The action that we should take is a clear message that We the People will NOT pay a cap n trade tax for a foolish scam that will destroy our economy further and lead us into a totalitarian dictatorship.
people ought to just stop going to see the moron.
"Harassed"? Interesting choice of words.
Liberal elite women used that word to sue companies for real and not-so-real reasons.
Is that what Gore's saying?
Those of us who dare to disagree with puffed up liberal elites are committing 'harassment'? Breaking the law? Gore wants legal remedies to use against conservatives who dare to speak up to a liberal elite?
What a jerk. Hear me, Al - you're a jerk, a totalitarian and thin skinned blowhard - we know what you and your goons are up to and we're NOT going along...
Inquiring minds want to know, did he leave his car running during his lecture?
That's pretty bold to be uttering the words “moral issue” when you're telling a lie!
Pounding his fist on the podium?
He should’ve used a shoe like his totalitarian hero Kruschev
He probably have 4 or 5 limos waiting. He's such a celebrity that he has to try to fool his waiting fans.
Although, not so much as when he had more people fooled 5 or 10 years ago....
Yes, Al, it IS a moral issue. And your immorality is transparent.
Who are you gonna believe, the 4 foot of snow outside, or the learned Cancunian scientists that prayed to a false deity from a culture that no longer exists about a problem that is a hoax. Trust them, they want to ban dihydrogen monoxide. We can get by without it according to the Climate Alarmists
When Al Gore talks morals in Aspen then you know his medications are being abused.
He is gone.
The only people following his actions now are parents that advise what he is, a nut ball.
Lloyd: So, where you headed?
Lloyd: Mmm, California... beautiful.
Lloyd: Some place warm, a place where the beer flows like wine, where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I’m talking about a little place called Aspen.
Harry: I don’t know Lloyd, the French are a$$holes.
-Dumb and Dumber
A moral issue? You mean like asking a woman other than your wife to touch your "special purpose"?
Obamacrats moving to Colorado now?
Mr. Gore and morality have never met. Hit the road, Al, not buying your BS.