Latest Fact-checks on Al Gore Al Gore stated on June 4, 2017 in an interview on Fox News Sunday: "70 percent of Florida is in drought today." Al Gore stated on June 4, 2017 in an interview on ABC "This Week": "A majority of President Trump's supporters and voters wanted (the United States) to stay in" the Paris Agreement. Al Gore stated on October 11, 2016 in a speech: Global warming leads to much quicker spread of the Zika virus because the increased temperature, "makes mosquitoes mature faster, . . . bite more due to having a higher metabolism, and makes the Zika virus inside of them incubate faster." Al Gore stated on October 11, 2016 in a campaign speech: Says electric utilities "are trying to fool you into amending your state Constitution in a way that gives them the authority to shut down net metering." Al Gore stated on June 11, 2013 in a keynote address: The ocean is now "much more acidic . . . than it has been for many millions of years." Al Gore stated on January 28, 2009 in a Senate committee hearing: If we got solar energy from "an area of the Southwestern desert 100 miles on a side, that would be enough, in and of itself, to provide 100 percent of all the electricity needs for the United States of America in a full year."