Skip to comments.Al Gore at Hampshire College: Global warming is real and needs to be addressed now
Posted on 04/29/2012 9:04:03 AM PDT by matt04
Former Vice president Al Gore on Friday refuted claims that global warning is a myth, saying that 97 to 98 percent of the worlds scientists attest to its veracity.
Gore was the keynote speaker at the inauguration of Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash Friday. The theme of Lashs inauguration was Educating for Change: critical thinking in a critical time.
Now there are some talk radio show hosts, they say that (global warming is) not (real)," Gore said. "Its up to you; my point is we must respond. What the scientists tell us is going to take place if we do not is too awful to contemplate.
Just before Gore spoke, he was he introduced by Hampshire alumnus Gary Hirshberg, co-founder of the New Hampshire-based Stonyfield Farm, who announced a $1 million donation to the college for its commitment to the environment.
In 2007, Gore won the Nobel Prize with the U.N Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. An Inconvenient Truth, a film about his campaign to educate people about global warming, won two Oscars in 2006. Since then some have contested the veracity of the claims that climate change is caused by humans.
Gore said that some claim environmental change is caused by sunspots or volcanoes. Thats not true. Its an urgent problem that requires urgent attention and must be addressed, he said.
Gore told students that some doubted the wisdom of President John F. Kennedy saying in the early 1960s that the United State would land on the moon within a decade. You will have the opportunity to do things greater than you can possibly imagine," Gore said. "And now is the time. We need an American spring this spring. We need to occupy democracy.
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yeah al that’s the ticket
How many carbon credits did ManBearPig burn getting there?
Algore is an old broken record. Johnny One Note.
Can him, Jimmah and Billy Jeff all go away?!?!
If the old Horndog Clinton had a son, he would look like Algore.
I have nothing against Hampshire College, but is is a small college with an enrollement of 1500. What’s next for Al? Cutting the ribbon at a supermarket opening?
National Weather Service is posting a hard freeze alert for most of New England tonight with temperatures expected to go below 20 in some locations.
That is what was funny about the Danny Williams affair.Clinton put out a press statement saying he wasn’t Danny’s dad because he had measles when he was young and was sterile. Gee bill. What about Chelsea?
The Algore effect.
Students need jobs not propaganda from poodles.
Ahhhhhh SHADDAP already, Al, you bloated gas bag.
I thank God every day that this moron wasn’t allowed to steal the 2000 election. Yes, I know the Democrat mantra was, “The Supreme Court awarded W the election”, but those were Democrat operatives who were caught with illegal punch card voting devices (used to over punch already-voted ballots) in their cars the morning after the election.
Gore Effect in effect.
It must take an incredible amount of carbon to produce the food the fat a$$ eats.
That's not a refutation. I have noticed though that it seems to be the only argument advocates know. At least it's the only one I ever see.
Al keeps going ‘all in’ with losing hands. Loud, stupid, fat and obnoxious is no way to go through life, son.