Dave Roberts had a useful interview with Al Gore, concurrent with the “24 Hours of Reality” event last week. As always, thoughtful, well informed, and big picture.
Q. Did you see Obama’s press conference the other day?
A. I heard the excerpts on climate, and [laughs] … oh …
Q. Go ahead!
A. No, I’m not going to go ahead! We have conflicting interests here! [laughs]
Well, I think it’s too early to put a definitive interpretation on where he left it with that comment. I was genuinely encouraged that he said, in the first half of his answer, that he was going to conduct a wide-ranging conversation with scientists, engineers, etc. Many urged him to do it in the first term and I’m glad that he’s pledging to do that now. That could take on a life of its own and have an impact how he thinks about it. And…
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