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GORE: And [trace amounts of human-emitted CO2] traps enough extra energy to equal 400,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs going off every day. It's a big planet, but that’s a lot of energy. And that is what contributed to Superstorm Sandy. That's what contributed to 60% of the country being in a drought last year. 110 billion dollars worth of climate-related disasters. Yesterday in Queensland, Australia, they had 2 1/2 feet of rain. The greater evaporation from the heat off the oceans fills the sky with much more water vapor so that when a storm releases it, we get these giant floods.