Global Climate Change

Introduced by Senator Mikulski, former Vice President Gore testified about global climate change. He said that global warming is a… read more

Introduced by Senator Mikulski, former Vice President Gore testified about global climate change. He said that global warming is a “planetary emergency” and urged aggressive federal measures. He said that the U.S. must take the lead. He blamed the increasing global temperatures on humans and the emission of greenhouse gases. Ranking Republican Senator Inhofe accused Mr. Gore of “alarmist pronouncements” and “inaccuracies and misleading statements” regarding hurricane dangers and melting ice in Antarctica. Mr. Gore was also questioned about his new energy-consuming house in Tennessee. Topics included alternate energy sources, and concerns about China’s escalating use of coal-fired power plants. 

Former Vice President Al Gore is the author of An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, published by Rodale Books, and the Academy Award-winning documentary film. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
197244-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 21, 2007
Last Aired:
Apr 6, 2007

Airing Details

  • Mar 21, 2007 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2007 | 5:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2007 | 5:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 21, 2007 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 22, 2007 | 6:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2007 | 10:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 05, 2007 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2007 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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