Al Gore Gets His Way

“Higher taxes on fossil fuels…is one of the logical first steps in changing our policies in a manner consistent with a more responsible approach to the environment.”

~Senator Al GoreEarth in the Balance1992, page 173



“There is not a single passage in that book that I disagree with, or would change.”

~Vice President Al GoreGannett News ServiceMarch 23, 1999, talking aboutEarth in the Balance



For addition commentary on Al Gore’s approval of gas taxes, please contact Myron Ebell, Director of Global Warming Policy, or Emily McGee, Director of Media Relations, at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

CEI, a non-profit, non-partisan public policy group founded in 1984, is dedicated to the principles of free enterprise and limited government. CEI has researched the science, politics, and economics of global warming policy for 10 years. For more information, please contact Emily McGee, director of media relations, at 202-331-1010, ext. 209.