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Al Gore denied
firestorm footage

The Australian (Sydney, Australia), by Sally Brooks

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/2/2012 10:47:22 AM

A WEATHER expert has backed the stance of an Alice Springs filmmaker who refused to sell footage of a firestorm to former US vice-president Al Gore -- to use in Mr Gore's climate presentations -- because the event was unrelated to climate change. Chris Tangey from Alice Springs Film and Television recorded the phenomenon on Curtin Springs Station, 360km southwest of Alice Springs, while scouting locations for a film. The footage has been an international sensation, reported widely in global media. In an email exchange with Mr Gore's office, Tangey said using the footage in a climate-change framework would be "deliberately deceptive".

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The big dope gets busted in mid hoax again. If he wants footage of a burning tree, he could set himself on fire and film it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snakeoil, 10/2/2012 11:18:01 AM     (No. 8904131)

Maybe The Gorbot could get the footage of the fake car fires set by the alphabet networks a few years back.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: iamtinman, 10/2/2012 11:33:14 AM     (No. 8904165)

Good on Chris Tangey! Choosing honesty over fame is often difficult, just ask anyone in politics.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/2/2012 11:34:41 AM     (No. 8904166)

Priceless.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/2/2012 11:36:42 AM     (No. 8904171)

"deliberately deceptive"

What part of AlBore's agenda don't we understand?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 10/2/2012 12:01:04 PM     (No. 8904245)

A good second choice would be for Gore to use footage from an "Outback Steakhouse" commercial.
When they fire up the grill.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pbags, 10/2/2012 12:13:35 PM     (No. 8904283)

The ManBearPig ate your baby!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: veritas, 10/2/2012 12:18:04 PM     (No. 8904298)

Well, obviously, Mr. Tangey is not familiar with the concept of "higher calling," nor does he Love his Mother Gaia.

Ahem.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: veritas, 10/2/2012 12:22:56 PM     (No. 8904309)

...oh, and the story's behind a firewall. Is that term appropriate, or rubbing it in?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 10/2/2012 1:00:06 PM     (No. 8904399)

#6, good one! Lib Websites must be a sad and boring place. Most libs wouldn't know what your comment means.


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