"This is not a political issue. This is a moral issue. It affects the survival of human civilization. It is not a question of left vs. right; it is a question of right vs. wrong. Put simply, it is wrong to destroy the habitability of our planet and ruin the prospects of every generation that follows ours."
"We put 70 million tons of it [CO2] into the atmosphere every 24 hours and the amount is increasing day by day."
"Our natural role is to be the pace car in the race to stop global warming." Al Gore
"Many scientists are now warning that we are moving closer to several "tipping points" that could – within as little as 10 years – make it impossible for us to avoid irretrievable damage to the planet's habitability for human civilization."