Monday, December 14, 2009

Al Gore arrives in Copenhagen

Al, you can use my bathroom any time you want, cuz I know you can't make a smell.

COPENHAGEN — As international climate talks appeared in danger of disintegrating, Al Gore arrived to a rock star’s welcome in Copenhagen today.

If Copenhagen is the enviros' Woodstock, then Gore is The Who, the Grateful Dead and Creedence Clearwater Revival as a one-man band. The former vice president drew such a big crowd that security had to shut down access, with hundreds of unhappy activists left outside.
Inside the mobbed room, Gore watched as Danish and Norwegian officials presented a new scientific report that the sea levels are rising much faster than previous estimates.
“We can feel that global warming is coming to Copenhagen,” joked Jonas Gahr Stoer, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, alluding to the heat in the crammed room. Read more.

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