Former Vice President Al Gore has accepted an invitation to testify at a joint hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality and the House Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on Wednesday, March 21, 2007.
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GORE TO TESTIFY ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Former Vice President Al Gore, a leader on the issue of climate change, has accepted an invitation from Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John D. Dingell (D-MI) and Science and Technology Committee Chairman Bart Gordon (D-TN) to testify on the issue before Congress.
Gore, a former member of both committees, will testify at a joint hearing of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality and the Science and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on Wednesday, March 21st, 2007, at a time to be determined, in room 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Gore will be the only witness.
WHO: Vice President Al Gore
WHAT: Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Climate Change
WHEN: Wednesday, March 21, 2007, Time: TBD
WHERE: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building
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Gore as Science Educator: Climate Scientist Michael MacCracken’s Assessment
The Associated Press reported on June 27, 2006, that all 19 climate scientists who had seen “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al Gores documentary on global warming, and answered questions from the AP, had concluded that Gore had mostly explained the science correctly. The most illuminating assessment of GoreҒs science education effort that we have seen is in the thoughtful response to the AP questions by Dr. Michael MacCracken of the Climate Institute in Washington, DC. We posted it here.