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GOP PR Firm Hid Authorship of Al Gore Satire

An anti-Al Gore / global warming video recently appeared on YouTube. It posed as an amateur work, but was in fact created by a slick Republican public relations firm that shills for Exxon.

Posted on Aug 7, 2006 READ MORE


Jon Stewart and Al Gore

Jon Stewart Schools Al Gore in Profit Mongering

On “The Daily Show,” Al Gore says he is giving away 100% of the profits of his book and movie to causes related to global warming. But Jon Stewart has a better idea….

Posted on Jun 30, 2006 READ MORE


Al Gore on Charlie Rose

Gore Talks Solutions With Charlie Rose

The former vice president gives perhaps his most thoughtful, thorough TV interview to date on the global warming crisis. Watch the entire show for free here.

Posted on Jun 20, 2006 READ MORE


Glenn Beck
From MediaMatters

CNN Host Compares Gore to Hitler

“Headline News” host Glenn Beck said Al Gore’s story-telling methods in his global warming movie, “An Inconvenient Truth,” were like those of Hitler. “Hitler said a little bit of truth,” Beck said, “and then he mixed in ‘and it’s the Jews’ fault.’ ”

Posted on Jun 10, 2006 READ MORE


Lawrence Bender
Courtesy Paramount Classics

Lawrence Bender: The Truthdig Interview

Bender, the producer of every Quentin Tarantino movie, describes how he produced the Al Gore global warming documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.” Check out:

  • Why he thought a guy nicknamed “The Robot” would a compelling documentary subject
  • His take on Gore’s inability to capitalize on global warming when he was in office
  • His recognition that climate change barely registers on most voters’ minds

  • Posted on May 26, 2006 READ MORE


    Al Gore
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    Gore: America in ‘Category 5’ Denial on Global Warming

    Al Gore, in an interview with The Nation, says that no meaningful change will happen on the global warming front until the public starts demanding it of their leaders. And right now, the people have other things on their minds.

    Posted on May 25, 2006 READ MORE


    Joe Conason: Nasty Foes Now Owe Apology to Gore

    “Like many prophets, Gore has often been derided as an annoyance, an extremist and possibly a madman. Every great American mind of our time felt compelled to take a shot at him.”

    Posted on May 24, 2006 READ MORE


    Bush Snubs Gore Film on Global Warming

    “We need to set aside” the issue of what is causing global warming, the president said, in defense of his decision not to watch Al Gore’s movie. To which Gore later thundered back, “Why should we set aside the global scientific consensus? Is it because Exxon Mobil wants us to set it aside?”
    Not that this is a surprise, but what a tragedy nonetheless that the man who could most effect meaningful change on the issue of global warming won’t even watch an acclaimed movie on the issue.

    Posted on May 22, 2006 READ MORE


    Gore lecture
    From a123.g.akamai.net

    Gore 2008 Buzz Is Growing

    As Al Gore crisscrosses the country to promote his new global warming movie, Democrats are speculating with feverish intensity about the former veep’s political future.
    Update: Arianna appears to be on board, and even Franklin Foer of The New Republic is gushing about Gore’s movie.

    Posted on May 17, 2006 READ MORE


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