The phenomenon whereby
right-wing climate change denialists grasp onto any weather event not involving
wildfire occurring in the same hemisphere
that Al Gore is visiting and use it to "prove" that climate change is a myth.
visited Brisbane, Australia last week. Brisbane's average temperature at this time of year is 23.4 degrees
Celsius. During Gore
's visit the temperature peaked at 23.3 degrees
Celsius. Groupthinking right-wing bloggers have
declared the Gore
Effect active in Brisbane, Australia.