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Gore seeks November splash with event (Sex Poodle pimps “dirty weather”)
The Hill ^ | 9/23/12 | Ben Geman

Posted on 09/23/2012 4:50:04 PM PDT by Libloather

Gore seeks November splash with event
By Ben Geman - 09/23/12 03:35 PM ET

Al Gore hopes to show links between climate change and the effects of extreme weather worldwide with an online and social media-fueled event built around the idea of “dirty weather.”

Gore’s advocacy group, the Climate Reality Project, announced Sunday that its second multi-media “24 Hours of Reality” event will occur Nov. 14-15 and bear the title “The Dirty Weather Report.”

“We are in a new era where the . . . extreme weather that is occurring is not fully caused by the natural cycles of time and natural events, but by dirty energy, so it is really important to articulate that and name it more precisely,” said Maggie Fox, the CEO of the Climate Reality Project, in an interview Saturday.

Organizers call the November event part of an effort to counter the lobbying and financial power of oil and coal interests by using social media and other tools to engage people directly.

Gore said on Sunday that “dirty weather” is weather that’s enabled by emissions from fossil fuels and “misinformation” about climate change.

“This crisis has to be understood in order to be stopped. The misinformation includes messaging that it is not happening, that we can’t solve it, that we can’t afford to act,” Gore said in a videotaped announcement.

“However, together with your help and the full force of our 21st Century technology and media, we can stop the misinformation and the dirty weather, and we can solve the climate crisis,” he said in remarks to a conference in New York City on technology and social change.

The live-streamed online event in November is slated to provide content from nations all over the world, and will encourage participation through social media sites including Twitter. It will include expert commentary, as well as “crowd-sourced videos about how weather is altering our lives and homes, and profiles of communities developing solutions to the climate crisis,” the group said.

The strong push to use social media to boost interest in addressing climate change comes as advocates are playing defense politically in Washington, D.C.

Climate change legislation is dead – at least for now – on Capitol Hill, and Republicans are pushing to block Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas regulations.

Organizers hope to build political momentum with the event, which will occur just a week after November’s U.S. elections. Fox said “24 Hours of Reality” is “explicitly intended to connect people everywhere and activate them to take action and to advocate for system-wide solutions with their elected officials.”

Gore announced the event to the Social Good Summit that’s taking place in New York City.

The summit is aimed at exploring ways to harness new media and technology to address environmental problems, poverty and development, disease and other issues.

Environmentalists are citing extreme weather – including recent heat waves and drought in the U.S. – to seek to show that climate change is not an abstract, future problem, but rather something that’s already underway with damaging effects.

Climate experts say that while individual weather events can’t be laid at the feet of climate change, more frequent and intense drought, violent storms and extreme heat waves are expected in a warming world.

And some scientists are now ditching the caveat about individual weather events. 

James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and colleagues published a paper in August that claims certain heat waves and droughts in recent years are the direct result of climate change.

“We find ourselves living in what the scientists call a 'new normal' of more extreme weather that is happening all over the world with increasing frequency,” Gore said Sunday.

“The results – fire, floods, drought, crop and livestock devastation, refugees, just to mention a few – impact everyone, everywhere,” he said.

TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gore; poodle; sex; weather
The hoax continues...
1 posted on 09/23/2012 4:50:12 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Who knows more about “dirty” than Al Gore?

2 posted on 09/23/2012 4:52:49 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Libloather
He's got perfect timing, you have to give him that. He's consistant.

After Nov 6th, a washed up politician is going to be as welcome as a process server or that brother-in-law that everyone hates.


3 posted on 09/23/2012 4:58:32 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Libloather

I imagine Algore’s bank account is getting a little low these days. Da boy do need to do something to get some money coming in.

4 posted on 09/23/2012 5:07:57 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Proud to be a 53 percenter American.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
You mean something safer than trying to shake down the Clintons, who seem to be doing very well? ;)


5 posted on 09/23/2012 5:10:09 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Libloather
Gore is wrong of course. But even Nature says he's wrong, their latest issue backpeddles from climate change. See

For technical details, see the recent paper: saying more rainstorms (maybe) and twice as many snowstorms (huh?), but no trends in hurricanes, severe thunderstorms, etc etc.

6 posted on 09/23/2012 5:21:49 PM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: Libloather

Why do you folks continue to malign a nice dog like the Poodle by comparing him to Algore?

7 posted on 09/23/2012 5:22:12 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Joe Biden is reported to be seeking asylum in a foreign country so he does not have to debate Ryan.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Why do you folks continue to malign a nice dog like the Poodle by comparing him to Algore?

I didn't do it. She did.

Al Gore A "Crazed Sex Poodle?"

JUNE 24--In a bizarre statement to police, the Oregon woman who claims that Al Gore fondled and groped her during a massage session described the former Vice President as a giggling "crazed sex poodle" who gave a "come hither" look before pouncing on her in a Portland hotel suite.

8 posted on 09/23/2012 5:40:12 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather
Rigged Again:

Antarctic ice shelves not melting at all, new field data show

"Twenty-year-old models which have suggested serious ice loss in the eastern Antarctic have been compared with reality for the first time - and found to be wrong, so much so that it now appears that no ice is being lost at all.

"Previous ocean models ... have predicted temperatures and melt rates that are too high, suggesting a significant mass loss in this region that is actually not taking place," says Tore Hattermann of the Norwegian Polar Institute, member of a team which has obtained two years' worth of direct measurements below the massive Fimbul Ice Shelf in eastern Antarctica - the first ever to be taken.

According to a statement from the American Geophysical Union, announcing the new research:

It turns out that past studies, which were based on computer models without any direct data for comparison or guidance, overestimate the water temperatures and extent of melting beneath the Fimbul Ice Shelf. This has led to the misconception, Hattermann said, that the ice shelf is losing mass at a faster rate than it is gaining mass, leading to an overall loss of mass.

The team’s results show that water temperatures are far lower than computer models predicted ...

9 posted on 09/23/2012 6:04:28 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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