Monday, September 25, 2006


Gore Promotes Film in Australia; Does Not Rule Out Presidential Run
Former US Vice President Al Gore arrived in Australia yesterday for the local
premiere of his documentary on global warming and declared he is still
considering a second tilt at the White House. "I haven't completely ruled out
running for president again in the future but I don't expect to," Gore told
reporters in Sydney before the Sunday night premiere of "An Inconvenient Truth."

Warming Crisis Most Threatens Australia: Gore
At the Australian premiere of his film on climate change, Al Gore said that
global warming "threatens the future of human civilization, and Australia, in
many ways, is more at risk than any other nation." Australia is particularly
vulnerable to water shortages, changed rainfall patterns and an increase in
fires and cyclones. Gore also criticized the Australian government for not
joining the Kyoto agreement.

Global Warming to Wash Away Beaches, Warns Spanish Study
The fight for space on Spain's beaches looks set to grow fiercer over the next
four decades as the sand starts to disappear under a rising sea that also
threatens to flood beach-side homes, according to a Spanish environment ministry
report. Spain's beaches are expected to shrink by an average of 15 meters (50
feet) by 2050.

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