“I do not remember a time in our country when so many things seemed to be going so wrong simultaneously.
“There seem to be more tornadoes in living memory, longer droughts, bigger downpours and record floods. Today, unprecedented fires are burning in California and elsewhere in the American West.
“There is a 75-percent chance that within only five years the entire polar ice cap will completely disappear during the summer months.
“We’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the planet. Every bit of that has to change.”
~ Al Gore.