Al Gore sums it up

Al Gore (reported in the NY times)

“We’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the planet. Every bit of that has to change.”

Published by Owen Barder

Owen is Senior Fellow and Director for Europe at the Center for Global Development and a Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics. Owen was a civil servant for a quarter of a century, working in Number 10, the Treasury and the Department for International Development. Owen hosts the Development Drums podcast, and is the author Running for Fitness, the book and website. Owen is on Twitter and

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  1. Great quote, but according to newsbusters.org (always entertaining) Mr. Gore arrived at this Washington D.C speech with “…an unnecessary entourage of three luxury gas-guzzling vehicles — two Lincoln Town Cars and a Surburban SUV — one of which was kept idling outside for twenty minutes, apparently to keep the interior cool for the driver, Mrs. Gore and the Gores’ adult daughter.”

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