24 Hours of Inconvenient Truths
Posted on Sep 12, 2011
With the proportion of Americans concerned about climate change dropping from 62 percent four years ago to 48 today, Al Gore is poised to turn the tide in a daylong lecture on the subject, with an hour devoted to every time zone in the world.
“24 Hours of Reality” will feature “200 new slides arguing the connection between more extreme weather and climate change,” and “a full-on assault on climate skeptics, exploring where they get their funding from.” Gore’s campaign, the Climate Reality Project, will broadcast the event here. —ARK
Starting on Wednesday, Gore will expound on climate change for 24 hours straight, with a one-hour presentation to be broadcast each hour in a different time zone. Gore’s organization will also commandeer the social media accounts of willing participants throughout the event, called “24 Hours of Reality.”
The presentations will feature “200 new slides arguing the connection between more extreme weather and climate change,” an official from one of Gore’s partner organizations told Reuters. “There will be a full-on assault on climate skeptics, exploring where they get their funding from.”
MFA Norway / Tomas Solli
Al Gore speaks at the U.N. COP15 climate change conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2009.