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Old 04-25-2006, 12:04 AM   #86
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Default I hate to continue this...

but I can't let facts be trampled.

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Originally Posted by VarneyPoint
.... No reasonable person is suggesting you "bury" your car....
From Al Gore's Book:

...it ought to be possible to establish a coordinated global program to accomplish the strategic goal of completely eliminating the internal combustion engine over, say, a twenty-five year period...

that was 1992, only eleven years to go

Wikipedia also says this:

In 1992, the same year Gore published his book on the subject, Newsweek journalist Greg Easterbrook wrote about calls by Al Gore and Paul R. Ehrlich for journalistic self-censorship about criticisms of climate change, saying they had "ventured into dangerous territory by suggesting that journalists quietly self-censor environmental evidence that is not alarming, because such reports, in Gore's words, undermine the effort to build a solid base of public support for the difficult actions we must soon take." Easterbrook wrote: "Skeptical debate is supposed to be one of the strengths of liberalism; it's eerie to hear liberal environmentalists asserting that views they disagree with ought not to be heard."

It seems his censorship instructions were heard, loud and clear.
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