GORACLE: Only You Can Prevent Climate Catastrophe

al_gore__global_warming_by_adieclarke.jpgINQUIRER: During a daylong seminar today at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, former Vice president Al Gore finished an hour-long talk by issuing a challenge to the 500 attendees and students in the room “for each of you to become a part of the solution.” […] “We can build a consensus,” he said. “And we must. Because not too many years from now, the next generation will look back. And depending on what the world looks like at that point, they will ask either why this generation stood back and did nothing, or how they mustered the moral courage to solve climate change.” MORE

brettmyerstweaked_1.jpgThe Brett Myers Era Is Officially Over

INQUIRER: “I officially won’t be a Phillie next year,” the 29-year-old pitcher told The Inquirer this afternoon. In a meeting with general manager Ruben Amaro Jr., today, Myers was told that the team will not attempt to negotiate a new contract with him this offseason. Myers contract expired after the World Series. He said he will file for free agency today. “Actually I’m not as disappointed as I thought I’d be,” Myers said. “I don’t know if it’s because other things are in front of me, blurring my vision. I’m packing and getting ready to drive home (to Jacksonville, Fla.) tomorrow. MORE

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