Last Updated on July 25, 2022
Former Vice President and environmental activist Al Gore compared inaction on climate change to the Uvalde Police Department. Gore has long been an alarmist on environmental issues, as well as an object of ridicule for making increasingly outlandish and false predictions.
With heightened awareness of climate change and an open war on fossil fuel production, Gore likened inaction toward “climate crisis” to Uvalde, Texas police officers who stood by while school children were massacred.
Al Gore: "The climate deniers are really in some ways similar to all of those almost 400 law enforcement officers in Uvalde, Texas, who were waiting outside an unlocked door while the children were being massacred." pic.twitter.com/POIHeKCItS
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) July 24, 2022
“Climate deniers are really in some ways similar to all of those almost 400 law enforcement officers in Uvalde, Texas,” Gore said on the Sunday morning show.
Gore also used the national platform he was given to lecture on gun violence. The former VP used the topics of guns and climate as rationale for getting rid of the filibuster. Getting rid of the filibuster had long been a fringe view, but has become mainstream among Democrats, especially since regaining their majority in 2020. According to The Post Millennial, Gore lamented the inaction among Democratic leadership. “’We have the filibuster, still, which ought to be eliminated,’ and that after the filibuster was gone Democrats can then ‘reinstate the ban on assault weapons’ and pass the climate legislation he was proselytizing,” Gore told host Chuck Todd.
The former VP and failed presidential candidate has long been a leading voice of the environmentalist movement. Gore famously pointed out in 2006 that the world would reach a “point of no return” in 2016, which would lead to warming and rising sea levels. His documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth” even showed imagery of coastal cities underwater. However, this did not stop Gore from buying $8 million of beach-front property in Los Angeles and countless other so-called climate advocates buying expensive properties on the coast.
It has been a poorly kept secret that western elites plan to make climate change their next major cause after COVID-19. Just recently, the Biden Administration announced plans to use emergency executive powers, similar to those used for several measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, to combat climate change.