Al Gore: I Don't Have A Private Jet; "I Live A Carbon-Free Lifestyle"


TAPPER: President Trump has gone after you directly when talking about this issue of climate change.

I want you to -- I want to give you an opportunity to respond to something he said...

TRUMP: Al Gore wants to eliminate the combustion engine, essentially, and flies around the world on jets and pushes plans that would help create China, make it stronger...

TAPPER: This is a criticism we hear from conservatives all the time when talking about people like you or Elon Musk or Leonardo DiCaprio, that you, yourself, have a large carbon footprint.

GORE: Yes.

Well, I don't have a private jet. And what carbon emissions come from my trips on Southwest Airlines are offset. I live a carbon-free lifestyle, to the maximum extent possible.

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