Al Gore ´sorry to see´ NYT close environmental desk
Politico, by Mackenzie Weinger    Original Article
Former vice president Al Gore on Wednesday said he was "sorry to see" The New York Times´ environmental desk close, calling it a "worrisome change" to the paper´s ability to cover climate issues. Gore — who recently sold Current TV to Al Jazeera, a news network owned by the Emir of Qatar, and thus funded largely by foreign oil money — wrote on his blog he was sad to hear the Times was dismantaling its environmental desk. "I am sorry to see this team disbanded; over the last several years they have consistently provided high-quality reporting on critical environmental issues,