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Former VP Al Gore Warns Salk Audience Of Rapidly Warming Climate

Erik Anderson

Former Vice President Al Gore told a San Diego audience Tuesday that the planet is increasingly showing signs of climate change.

Gore did not mince words as he addressed the audience at the Salk Institute.

He pointed out that wildfires around California and the rest of the world are increasing in frequency and intensity.

Storms are pounding our coastlines and communities and these extreme weather events are all symptoms of a planet trying to endure a rapidly warming climate, he said. Fossil fuels are putting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere faster than at any time in the last 66 million years.

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