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Al Gore Creates His Schindler’s List

by | 8th, July 2009

al-gore-listAL Gore says people who ignore climate change and fail to listen to him as he selflessly jets into speak are Nazis. In the day of reckoning what side will you be on: Nazis or Green Shirts?

The Times: After arriving in a private jet, Al Gore today compared the battle against climate change with the struggle against the Nazis.

The Times now says: Al Gore invokes spirit of Churchill in battle against climate change.”

The Nazis are purged:

Al Gore invoked the spirit of Winston Churchill yesterday when he urged political leaders to follow the example of Britain’s wartime leader in the battle against climate change…

Speaking in Oxford at the Smith School World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment, sponsored by The Times, Mr Gore said: “Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion to save civilisation in World War Two. We have everything we need except political will, but political will is a renewable resource.”

The Times was co-sponsoring the event at which Gore was speaking, and surely realised that comparing Naziism with being sceptical about climate change made their man look unhinged at worse and a scaremonger at best.

The Mail hears better:

‘Battle against climate change is like fighting the Nazis’: Al Gore urges world leaders to unite

Simon Scowl spots that the Times has altered its orginal story but  – oops! – missed the nuances of the web:

They forgot to change the browser header

And what of Gore, the Klimate Krusader? Anorak’s pal Brendan O’Neill investigates:

For a snapshot of the government and business interests intertwined in the rise of green capitalism, consider Al Gore. He’s getting rich from environmentalism, not just by being paid a whopping $US175,000 ($217,500) a speech but by using political pressure to force government policy in a direction that benefits his business interests.

Gore is chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection, an outfit that seeks to “persuade people of the importance, urgency and feasibility” of going green. It recently launched a $US300 million ad campaign to coax American people and politicians to embrace the carbon-lite lifestyle.

But Gore is also chairman of a greeninvestment firm called Generation Investment Management, which is a member of the Copenhagen Climate Council, an international collaboration of businesses and science bodies, and which invests in firms that produce renewable energy and low-carbon technology. So Gore uses one of his multimillion-dollar organisations, the Alliance for Climate Protection, to put pressure on government to promote the low-carbon lifestyle that will furnish one of his other multimillion-dollar organisations, General Investment Management, with booming business.

Oscar Schindler eat yet heart out – Al Gore’s Green Factory will save us all…

Note: Given his rhetotic of blood and genocide amss is Gore now a product of nominative determinism?

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