You posted: "Climate is inherently variable. Only recently have instruments been available to record trends, such as the slow background warming trend. Pollution and unwise, unsustainable consumption of resources are the problems that we can all address by adjusting our lifestyle. Personally, I have an issue with a man that fails to simplify his own lifestyle while impressing upon others to do so."
Then you aren't complaining about Gore who has modified his home to use solar power and is required by law to have constant secret service protection and who is running a business out of his house.
Ddon't compare yourself to him. Compare yourself to me. I'm telling you to simplify your lifestyle and I practice what I preach. And I don't need to fly around the country with 50 people in tow.