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Dispelling The Top 10 Arguments of Climate Change Skepticsnew

Snow in the South, ice gain in Antarctica and scientists seemingly fudging climate data: Is the global warming debate over? Definitely. But skeptics aren't on the winning side.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Stephanie Rogers  |  12-27-2010  |  Environment

Meet the Boston-area Soccer Mom who Grows and Sells her own Weednew

Mary Jones is your typical suburban soccer mom, except that her kids don’t play soccer — and she grows and sells her own pot. How did this woman, who was once rabidly anti-drug, become not only a dealer but also a champion of a global pro-pot, anti-pharmaceutical movement?
Boston Phoenix  |  Valerie Vande Panne  |  12-02-2009  |  Culture

A Political Prediction: Presidential Candidates Won't Do What Gore Asksnew

Al Gore recently made a speech calling for an energy makeover for the U.S., claiming that within 10 years, we can go to 100 percent renewable electricity. While I'm glad that someone has finally asked this country to get some courage regarding climate change, I'm highly skeptical of the political will for this to actually happen.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Quentin Gee  |  08-11-2008  |  Commentary

Do Carbon Offsets Actually Work?new

The use of carbon offsets as a means of corporate responsibility is a relatively new phenomenon based on an idea that is almost 20 years old.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  John Steele  |  07-21-2008  |  Environment

If Obama and Clinton Can't Sort This Thing Out, There's Always Al Gorenew

If the Democrats want to have their best chance to win an election in November that six months ago it looked like they couldn't lose, they may have only one option at this point: they can turn to Al Gore.
Boston Phoenix  |  Steven Stark  |  04-24-2008  |  Commentary

PETA Presses Al Gore to Take on Meat-Eatingnew

For more than a year, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has hassled Gore to set an example by not eating animal flesh, and more important, to use his group, the Alliance for Climate Protection, to explain that vegetarianism is an important tactic in the fight against global warming.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Alex Felsinger  |  04-23-2008  |  Food+Drink

The Green Popenew

The Sierra Club's executive director Carl Pope on global warming, water, and Al Gore.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Ethan Stewart  |  10-29-2007  |  Environment

The Other Al Gorenew

Yes, he deserves the Nobel Prize; but a return to politics? Nah!
The Memphis Flyer  |  Jackson Baker  |  10-22-2007  |  Commentary

Al Gore: 21st Century Founding Fathernew

Americans are no longer used to frank, substantive political discourse - the thesis of Gore's Assault on Reason.
New Haven Advocate  |  Evan Brown  |  07-31-2007  |  Nonfiction

The Gore Attacknew

Someone exceptional seems to have erupted from the trappings of the old, more conventional politician -- the new Gore 2.0 talks smart and straight, and The Assault on Reason eviscerates the Bush administration while exploring the strange new American dialogue.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Melinda Welsh  |  06-14-2007  |  Nonfiction

Gore: The Enemy of Reason is Fearnew

The Assault on Reason purports to examine America's dramatic skid off the road of reason since 9/11.
The Georgia Straight  |  John Burns  |  06-08-2007  |  Nonfiction

Warming Up?new

Al Gore is not going to run for president again -- not in 2008, not ever.
INDY Week  |  Bob Geary  |  06-07-2006  |  Reviews

It’s Getting Hot in Herenew

The overhead images of Lake Chad are just a couple of many illustrations he uses to point out the simple, terrible, unavoidable "truth" in the title of his film: If we don't do something, we all gonna die, peoples.
Style Weekly  |  Wayne Melton  |  06-01-2006  |  Reviews

Too Little, Too Latenew

Until now, marquee Democrats have been distressingly tame, unwilling to risk an unpopular stand, useless on the most pressing issues of the moment.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  01-20-2006  |  Commentary

Kerry's a Wuss, Dubya's a Doof; Neither Qualifies to Be Presidentnew

Here stands the morbidly irresolute John Kerry. And over there is George W. Bush in all his bantam banality. In the corner wetting himself is the ascetic conspiratard, Ralph Nader. These are not the writer's countrymen.
Phoenix New Times  |  Michael Lacey  |  10-13-2004  |  Politics

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