Myanmar Tragedy and 'Global Warming'

Excerpt: Al Gore has made the pronouncement: Tens of thousands were killed by a cyclone in Myanmar because of "global warming." During an interview with National Public Radio's Terry Gross about his new paperback, the appropriately titled "The Assault on Reason," Gore said: "And as we're talking today, Terry, the death count in Myanmar from the cyclone that hit there yesterday has been rising from 15,000 to way on up there to much higher numbers now being speculated. And last year a catastrophic storm from last fall hit Bangladesh. The year before, the strongest cyclone in more than 50 years hit China – and we're seeing consequences that scientists have long predicted might be associated with continued global warming."

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