Global warming has been a recurring topic here at BlueOregon, including these thoughts from Leslie Carlson just after the 2004 election.
To me, one of the most potentially devastating things about GW’s second term will be the outright neglect—if not actual harm to—the environment. While the environment was a virtual non-issue in the campaign, there are plenty of big issues to be tackled, not the least of which is the problem posed by global warming.
Of course, if the 2000 election had been won by the guy who got the most votes, well, ...
Anyway, that guy - the former Vice President, Al Gore - is going to be in Portland tomorrow giving a lecture on global warming.
The event is free and open to the public, no tickets required. Oregon Convention Center, Tuesday, doors open at 6:00.