Skip to comments.Al Gore Denied Australian Firestorm Footage - Aussie Filmmaker Slams Gore's Propaganda Attempt
Posted on 10/03/2012 2:23:11 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
Climate change campaigner Al Gore denied Australian firestorm footage
AN Australian filmmaker refused to sell footage of a firestorm to former US vice-president Al Gore - to use in Mr Gore's climate presentations - because the event was unrelated to climate change.
Chris Tangey from Alice Springs Film and Television recorded the phenomenon on Curtin Springs Station, 360km southwest of Alice Springs, while scouting locations for a film.
The footage has been an international sensation, reported widely in global media.
In an email exchange with Mr Gore's office, Mr Tangey said using the footage in a climate-change framework would be "deliberately deceptive", the Northern Territory News reports.
"I am aware that you may have missed the reporting on the very localised nature of this firestorm," Mr Tangey wrote.
"However, in any case, I am confused as to why you would offer to buy a licence to use it at all unless you had conducted even elementary research which might indicate that this Mt Conner event had direct linkage to global warming/climate change."
Joel Lisonbee, manager of the NT Climate Services Centre, agreed and said he would not link such an event to global warming.
"This event was better described as a dust devil within a fire. Most of us have seen dust devils and know they are not uncommon," Mr Lisonbee said.
"You need hot, dry conditions but you get those in desert-like conditions everywhere, regardless of global warming."
Jill Martin, from Mr Gore's office, said the famed American climate change advocate wanted to use the footage for up to five years in his PowerPoint presentations to live audiences worldwide.
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Uh oh. ALGORE is known to have quite a temper. Maybe his videographer can record this resulting firestorm for Al's new propaganda presentation.
that fire came from the Earth’s Core. It’s MILLIONS of degrees.
At least that’s what Algore said.
Someone light a match!
There is not a person who has spent more that a couple of days on a fire line that hasn’t seen this fire vortex.
Why dosen’t Al Bore ask one of his many admirers in the USFS to supply the footage? He has many working there.