Al Gore warns it would be 'recklessly irresponsible' to allow Alaska oil drilling plan
Speaking ahead of decision from Biden administration on whether to approve the plan, Gore says these types of projects 'are a recipe for climate chaos'Al Gore has warned it would be "recklessly irresponsible" to allow an enormous, controversial oil drilling project to proceed in Alaska, speaking ahead of a decision from the Biden administration on whether to approve it. Gore spoke amid growing alarm among Democrats and campaigners that the Willow development will drastically undermine the US's effort to confront the climate crisis.The vast, multi-billion-dollar ConocoPhillips oil project, to be situated on the tundra of Alaska's northern Arctic coast, is awaiting approval from the federal government that could arrive as soon as Friday. Gore, the former US vice-president and leading climate advocate, told the Guardian that the planned drilling would threaten local communities as well as the task of curbing dangerous global heating. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/mar/10/al-gore-biden-alaska-oil-drilling-willow-development
Zdroj: The Guardian