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Stop using “Sky as an open sewer”

More than 40 years after Al Gore began sounding the alarm that global warming was threatening the planet and human existence, the former vice president is still preaching the dangers of climate change.

The 2006 Gore movie An inconvenient truth made him a rich man and he won an Oscar and a Nobel Peace Prize, even though his predictions did not come to fruition.

His last interview with left-leaning media, which embraces and advances ideology, was with CBS News about the 400-acre Gore, Tennessee farm where he lived during the coronavirus pandemic and leaves the toil to others. .

CBS News asked Gore if people consider him a farmer.

“I don’t think so and truth be told, I don’t have a lot of calluses on my hands either,” Gore said.

“His team does most of the farm work, tending the sheep and raising the animals that help fertilize the land where they grow everything from carrots and beets to a variety of green vegetables,” CBS News reported. .

CBS reported that Gore’s farm is his “climate change lab”:

There is three times more carbon stored in the earth’s topsoil than all the trees and plants combined. By tilling less and making that soil more fertile, scientists believe farmers could help trap massive amounts of additional carbon emissions that warm the planet in the soil.

“There are better ways to plant,” Gore said.

CBS’ glowing report on Gore included the idea that time can be controlled by human practices and that time is running out:

Gore says Mother Nature now presents the strongest case for climate action, and he’s encouraged by the rapid growth of solar and wind power and record numbers of people buying electric vehicles.

But the planet is still warming rapidly as we continue to pump near-record amounts of pollution into the skies, leading scientists to declare humanity a code red.

“Task number one is to stop using the sky as an open sewer for all this man-made pollution,” Gore said. “That’s what makes the weather crazy and dangerous, with all the consequences that are on the news almost every night now.” Gore continued:

A realist will tell you “Look, we have done some damage, some of it unfortunately cannot be recovered”. But we start from where we are. You want to avoid throwing people into despair because some people go from denial to despair without stopping at the middle stage of doing something about it.

“This crisis is getting worse even faster than we are deploying the solutions,” Gore said. “There remains a question of whether we can solve it in time.”

Gore praised young climate change activists like Swedish celebrity Greta Thunberg.

“The more they walk, the more noise they can make, the more they insist on the demands, the faster we will progress. I strongly believe in it,” Gore said.

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