Time flies when you’re awaiting the end of the world, it seems.

An end-of-days prophecy made 10 years ago by Al Gore might have been forgotten if not for Rush Limbaugh, who has since held him to it, down to the minute.

On January 27, 2006, the talk host began a countdown clock on his website after the former vice president made the dire prediction while promoting “An Inconvenient Truth” at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

As Limbaugh noted at the time, Gore pal Larry David repeated his call, telling attendees, “You know, Al is a funny guy, but he’s also a very serious guy who believes humans may have only 10 years left to save the planet from turning into a total frying pan.”

Limbaugh’s Al Gore Doomsday Clock will reach zero at midnight EST.

Here’s Gore’s 2006 film trailer, where he claimed, “within the decade, there will be no more snows of Kilimanjaro.” He also forecast 100 million refugees forced away from coastal cities due to rising sea levels:

 

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