Gore claims it was the first time in history two major storms from the Atlantic and Pacific made landfall at the same time. He was talking about Hurricane Florence, that hit North Carolina on Friday, and Super Typhoon Mangkhut, which hit the Philippines a few hours later on Saturday.
“This is the first time in history that two major storms are making landfall from the Atlantic and the Pacific simultaneously, and each recalls some of their predecessors,” Gore said Friday at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.
That’s false. Cato Institute atmospheric scientist Ryan Maue was quick to call out Gore for making the false claim..."Al Gore just (fraudulently) claimed without any evidence that we've never had hurricanes in both the Atlantic and Pacific making landfall at same time," Maue said.
Morano: "President Donald Trump may be presiding over the disintegration of the UN Paris climate pact,” said Climate Depot’s Marc Morano, adding that the U.S. decision “set a global example and it may have led to the agreement potentially teetering on the brink of its own survival.”