Item: Albert Gore, 21 August, in the WaPo: "...We’ve seen changes in Australia, the largest coal producing nation...."
Item: Wikipedia, list of coal-producing nations:
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Australia: not largest by volume of coal, population or land area. Not even effing close.
Cue K. KASEM: "Coming in at number four in our countdown, but only 'cos the EU doesn't count as a single country, it's the Land Down Under!"
China digs up six times as much coal, lights up a new coal-puffer power plant each and every day, and where's Mr. Gore? ...crickets....
Geez, he doesn't even bother to make the crap plausible any more, does he?