Tag: Al Gore


On whether Obama’s re-election and the aftermath of Sandy represent a moment for climate change action I think it definitely is a time when more and more people are focused on the extreme weather that has disrupted so many lives. Read more…


Albert Arnold Gore, Jr., more commonly known as Al Gore, was the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under former President William “Bill” Clinton. While many know Al Gore for the 24 years he spent Read more…


The number of U.S. adults concerned about global warming has reached a near-historic low, according to Gallup’s latest environmental poll. Just 51 percent of respondents said they worry a “great deal” or a “fair amount” about climate change, down from Read more…


Here’s a list of environmental stories which had high impact during the last decade. This is is in no particular order admittedly subjective and seen from an American perspective. Please tell us what we’ve missed and take a moment to Read more…


If you feel like having a laugh, check out the latest Juice Media clip. In the lead-up to COP15 they have orchestrated a ‘rap battle’ between Al Gore and Lord Monckton, which makes for humorous watching…


Al Gore hasn’t been resting on his laurels since An Inconvenient Truth. His substantial new book Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis has grown out of the more than 30 lengthy and intensive “Solution Summits” he has organised Read more…


Al Gore, who barely lost (or won) the US Presidential election in November 2000, and vowed never to return to US political life, appears to have come out a winner for not doing so. The former Vice President for 8 Read more…


Renewable energy and energy efficiency are key to solving crises in the economy, climate and security, said Al Gore on Friday (videos below). The former vice president lauded fellow Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Barack Obama for efforts including an economic Read more…


Water technology, solar innovation, Israel’s electric cars: I’d originally written this story for ISRAEL21c a few months ago when we were planning on launching its new Environment channel. The new channel was finally up this week. Consider it a good Read more…


Update: James Hansen just got arrested while protesting against coal mining – read latest news here The New Yorker has a lengthy profile of NASA climatologist James Hansen in this week’s issue, in which he pulls no punches on Waxman-Markey, Read more…


The internecine battles in the green community are growing in number: there’s pro-renewable versus open space; the anti-hydro crowd; and the nukes or no nukes debate. Add the fight over clean coal, which the Boston Globe editorial staff weighed in Read more…

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