Former Vice President Al Gore attacked President Donald Trump, accusing him of “tearing down America’s standing in the world” by withdrawing from the Paris climate accord.
“The climate crisis is by far the most serious challenge we face,” Gore said Monday morning on NBC’s Today Show.
“We’ve never had a president who’s deliberately made decisions the effect of which is to tear down America’s standing in the world, starting with his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement,” Gore said.
Gore got himself into hot water with black activists last week when he compared the fight against global warming to the emancipation of black slaves.
The fight against global warming is one of humanity’s great moral causes, Gore told participants in the EcoCity World Summit in Melbourne Thursday, alongside “the abolition of slavery, woman’s suffrage and wome