Al Gore says EPA head Pruitt’s carbon dioxide claims are ‘obviously false’

Former Vice President Al Gore slammed new EPA chief Scott Pruitt on Monday for his claim last week that carbon emissions aren’t the primary cause of global warming.

“It’s an obviously false assertion,” Gore told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, adding that Pruitt’s claim was a “perfect example” of the debate over fake news and facts that erupted after Donald Trump’s election last November.

Pruitt said in a CNBC interview last Thursday that it was “very challenging” to...


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