“The resistance to civil rights was at least as ferocious as the resistance to the climate movement,” he said.
Former Vice President Al Gore compared opposition to the environmental movement to opposition to the civil rights movement in the southern United States during the 1960s in an interview with Fareed Zakaria on Sunday.
“I grew up in the south when the civil rights movement was gaining momentum, believe me, the resistance to civil rights was at least as ferocious as the resistance to the climate movement,” he said.
Gore then quoted Nelson Mandela, comparing his fight to the fight against apartheid in South Africa.
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