Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Gore urges U.S. to tackle climate change

Al Gore called on Washington lawmakers to take action on climate change, and said that President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan would help fight global warming.

Obama's plan includes significant investment in renewable energy and cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles.

"For years our efforts to address the growing climate crisis have been undermined by the idea that we must choose between our planet and our way of life," Gore told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday.

"In fact, the solutions to the climate crisis are the very same solutions that will address our economic and national security crises as well."

New York Times
Gore Pushes for Climate Change Commitment
ABC News - 1 hour ago
By Z. BYRON WOLF and TERI FINNEMAN With the Washington, DC encased in ice from a winter storm, climate change crusader Al Gore argued for President Obama's economic stimulus plan, saying it will help fight global warming.
Video: Gore Urges Action on Economy, Global Warming AssociatedPress

Gore urges passing stimulus deal to aid climate Reuters

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