By Simon Watson, Professor of Wind Energy at Loughborough ...
This is the second in DeSmogBlog's investigative series called “Operation Uncover DSCOVR.
Back in 1998, before he wasn’t elected president, and long before he hit the Hollywood “A List” with An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore had an interesting idea.
It was a dream actually.
Gore woke one morning remembering how powerfully he was affected by the iconic “blue marble” photo taken on December 7, 1972 by the crew of Apollo 17 on their way to the moon.