Al Gore, on solutions for our climate change crisis

Green Living Ideas

Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa last night. Environmentally, Gore is most famous, perhaps, for his 2006 speaking tour and subsequent documentary called An Inconvenient Truth, but as opening speaker Senator Brian Schatz pointed out, Mr. Gore has been a climate change and environmental champion throughout his long career. ” Gore quipped.

Al Gore Talks Turkish Climate Policy

Green Prophet

Turkey has a critical role to play in a clean energy future, says former vice president Al Gore. vice president Al Gore at the “Leaders of Change&# summit in Istanbul on Monday, according to the Turkish daily Today’s Zaman. Business & Politics Energy Al Gore Arab world Climate Change Islam Middle East nuclear Solar Energy Turkey wind energyBut when is it going to start taking that role seriously?

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Al Gore goes vegan for environmental reasons

Green Blog

Former Vice President, climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore has switched to a vegan diet due to environmental concerns. A Forbes article mentioned that Gore, who they claimed was a “newly turned vegan”, was considering an investment in a San Francisco startup that works to replace eggs with a plant-based formula. It’s not surprising that Gore has switched to a vegan diet due to environmental concerns.

Al Gore’s Fund Invests in Israel Again – This Time in Tigo

Green Prophet

$10 million is the lucky number for two Israeli cleantech companies and Al Gore. A fund that Al Gore’s chaired has already invested $10 million in an Israeli cleantech company – GreenRoad , a company that has developed a software solution to manage the gas consumption and driving safety of truck fleets. Cleantech, Science & Technology Al Gore BrightSource green investment GreenRoad Israel pv Solar Energy Tigo United States

Thank goodness Al Gore invented the internets for days like today

Environmental Economics

Main | Quote of the Day (and in the running for quote of the year) » March 18, 2011 Thank goodness Al Gore invented the internets for days like today Friday before Spring Break. 

Over 8.6 million people watch Al Gore challenge skeptics with new presentation

Green (Living) Review

Al Gore uses recent weather devastation to challenge climate skeptics and urge people to face up to Climate Reality. Al Gore included these shocking facts in the global launch of his new Climate Reality Project, 24 Hours of Reality. Al Gore Global Action Plan is the UK’s leading environmental behaviour change organisation and, since 1993, has helped businesses, schools, and communities reduce their carbon footprint to positively impact on the environment.

Al Gore says Barack Obama has failed to tackle the climate crisis

Green Blog

In an essay titled “ Climate of Denial “, published by the Rolling Stone magazine, the former Vice-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore criticizes President Barack Obama for failing to do enough to tackle climate change. But despite this Gore says Obama has “failed&# to present “bold action on climate change&# and that Obama has only “slightly&# moved the country forward on the climate issue.

Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis

The Green Changemakers

About this Talk In Al Gore 's brand-new slideshow (premiering exclusively on TED.com), he presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists were recently predicting, and challenges us to act with a sense of "generational mission" -- the kind of feeling that brought forth the civil rights movement -- to set it right. About Al Gore Once the US Vice President, then star of An Inconvenient Truth, now Nobel Peace Prize winner, Al Gore.

24 Hours of Reality with the Climate Reality Project

Green Living Ideas

Learn how The Climate Reality Project is keeping it real with Al Gore and climate leaders from across the world. Activism Green Lifestyle activism Al Gore climate change climate reality projectThe post 24 Hours of Reality with the Climate Reality Project appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Watch live: 24 Hours of Climate Reality

Green Blog

The Climate Reality Project , founded by Al Gore in 2006, will over the course of the day showcase presentations, in 13 languages, from all over the world about the reality of the climate crisis. It will consist of a new multimedia presentation created by Al Gore and delivered once per hour for 24 hours, representing every time zone around the globe. The 24 Hours of Reality event is now live!

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Films that Will Inspire you to Go Green!

Green Living Ideas

An Inconvenient Truth , Al Gore’s highly criticized and highly acclaimed environmental film about global warming, makes one of the strongest cases for paying attention to climate change. Activism Al Gore films Nigeria oil If you are one of those people who still believes the earth will continue spinning no matter how much trash and pollutants humans throw its way, you really need to watch these important green films!

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Colbert Tackles Global Warming, Hilariously!

Eco Chic

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Google Earth Launches Climate Change Modeling Tools

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Technology Al Gore climate change COP15 Googe Earth Climate Change Layers Google google climate modeling Google Earth

2C + 565 + 2,795 is only part of the story

Green Blog

Bill, as we know, single-handedly willed 350.org into becoming one of the most influential climate-change movement and organization in the world today, essentially taking the awareness Al Gore created and turning it into significant and creative action. Just as Gore expressed deep disappointment at the slow pace of planet-saving change following his Inconvenient Truth crusade, so does Bill today. Gore followed by launching Climate Reality.

Al Gore video

Eco_Living

This appears to be a mini sequel to "An Inconvenient Truth". More 'I wuz robbed' gags and practical steps, less of the schmaltz. Not so sure about the appropriateness of the Beamer ad at the start and the end

Al Gore: One Man and his Powerpoint

Eco_Living

The film consists of clips of Gore's famous presentation on climate change interspersed with flashbacks to ex-next-president's life, from his farm upbringing to the hanging chads in 2000. Gore's father grew tobacco on his farm and continued to do so despite the 60s & 70s furore over the link with cancer. Then Gore's sister Nancy died of lung cancer. Al Gore Snr stopped growing the crop overnight. Gore seems to be working on this and I'll post a small vid later.

BlackRock goes green? Investment giant joins Climate Action 100+ amid controversy

AGreenLiving

The move comes just a month after the firm was accused of being ‘full of greenwash’ by former US Vice President Al Gore. Business Green and-more box-trucks clean fleets electric vehicles firm gore heavy-duty-big logisitics maintain-their nameOriginal post: BlackRock goes green? Investment giant joins Climate Action 100+ amid controversy.

The perils of being a celebrity offspring*

Environmental Economics

"  Google is by far the greatest invention since Al Gore invented the internet tubes. A message from my oldest (a freshman(person) in college): "I googled a question for economics and your blog came up as the first answer" A few comments: I have taught all of my kids "Before you ask a question, try to find the answer on your own. Google is a great place to start." 

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Hot in, so hot in here!

Environmental Economics

Mankiw keeps track of others who support Pigovian taxes, and his unofficial Pigou Club is surely the only group that counts Ralph Nader and Al Gore along with leading conservatives like Charles Krauthammer, Alan Greenspan and Gary Becker as members.

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A Must See, I hope it’s not too late for our grandchildren.

Eco Friendly Daily

This is a must see for anyone… I hate the fact there is people still opposing films like this, saying Al Gore travels around the world wasting energy… the fact is we need people especially people who have influence to spread this information so that people are more educated.

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A Must See, I hope it’s not too late for our grandchildren.

Eco Friendly Daily

This is a must see for anyone… I hate the fact there is people still opposing films like this, saying Al Gore travels around the world wasting energy… the fact is we need people especially people who have influence to spread this information so that people are more educated.

Don't make me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.

Environmental Economics

Al Gore seems angry: The model [tobacco/health deniers] innovated in that effort was transported whole cloth into the climate debate. And some of the exact same people — by name, I can go down a list of their names — are involved in this. And so what do they do? They pay pseudo-scientists, to pretend to be scientists, to put out the message: "This climate thing, it’s nonsense. Man-made CO2 doesn’t trap heat. It may be volcanoes." " Bulls--t! "It

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Must It Be “The End Of The Line” For Fish?

Green Prophet

Like Al Gore’s The Inconvenient Truth , which enlightened millions about the dangers of global warming, The End of The Line has the power to educate the masses about our destructive fishing practices. If we do not arrest the current rate of overfishing, our oceans could be depleted of fish by 2048.

Gore’s Nobel: Heating Up the Climate Change Talk

Eco Friendly Daily

Al Gore’s recent Nobel Prize may be steeped in controversy, but it is undeniably increasing the dialogue on greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. While many of Gore’s detractors fault his An Inconvenient Truth for faulty science, there’s no denying the movie has gotten more people talking about some very serious environmental issues. Draft Gore Efforts. The group is not affiliated or endorsed by Al Gore in any way.

“The Earth cannot wait 60 years,” says sir Richard Branson

Eco Friendly Daily

The slow realization that things we take for granted, clean water, fresh air and abundant uncontaminated food, are fast becoming distant memories occurred to Sir Richard Branson, when he said at a recent news conference in London, alongside former US Vice President and climate campaigner Al Gore “I want a future for my children and my children’s children.

Harvard University pledges to divest from fossil fuels

AGreenLiving

Former Vice President and Nobel laureate Al Gore also welcomed the news via Twitter. “Let this be a strong signal to other institutions that the era of fossil fuels is coming to a close,” Gore tweeted.

Political bias at the Environmental Economics blog?

Environmental Economics

  Al Gore won the popular vote. I've been recently accused of being a partisan hack in the comments section by an anonymous troll (and here ): I noticed some followers actually seem to have to apologize to you for even considering a GOP view. Am I the only one who challenges your opinions? Do your politics follow you into the classroom? I hope you realize that if less than 2% of those that voted for Obama would have voted for Mitt, Mitt would have won the popular vote.

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New Study Finds Chimpanzee’s More Musically Gifted Than Humans

Environmental News Network

Al Gore’s Vegan Nubs (2009). The website EcoRazzie announced that Al Gore was launching a product line of Vegan Frozen Foods including buffalo wings and poppers. April Fools Day is probably my favorite non-official national holiday. When else is it acceptable to cover a coworkers cubicle in post-it notes or to replace the cream inside of Oreos with toothpaste?

Blair does a Gore

Eco_Living

Al Gore spent the Kyoto negotiations sticking spokes in the wheels. Tags: climate change blair al gore politics Now he's the champion of the world. Tony Blair did nothing for the UK's carbon emissions while in office, now he's gonna save the world. Funny how history repeats itself, isn't it?

Regenerative agriculture the solution, says Woody Harrelson

Green Prophet

Al Gore gave us the problem we know we needed to solve.

Tuataras Not Hybrids Rule the Road at Dubai Car Show

Green Prophet

The business editor Orlando Crowcroft goes on to brag how few people can sit through Al Gore ‘s eco-educational film: “After all, I’d rather feel like a racing driver than an ex-presidential candidate who, if we’re honest, few of us really listen to and — if we’re even more honest — fewer still have sat all the way through An Inconvenient Truth.” An SSC Tuatara at 444km/hour or a Nissan Leaf?

Is Your Company Ready To Compete For Cleantech Funding?

Michael Grossman

While the enthusiasm of the early 2000s, inspired by Al Gore’s book and documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, has long since dissipated, there are signs of a re-emergence. The Battle for Cleantech Funding.

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Land Use and the American Diet

Environmental Economics

Along with J Shogren and 2,000 of their closest friends , Brent was on the IPCC which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore Nobel Prize winning economist* and colleague of mine, Brent Sohngen, wrote the following for his undergraduate class in "Food, Population and the Environment": Recent high prices for energy and food leave many concerned that we are pushing the limits of the earth's system with too many people and too much consumption.

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Meet the teen eco-rapper headed to COP21!

Green Prophet

Last June, he delivered an impassioned climate change address to 200 delegates at the United Nations (UN) and he has a cameo in a short film being produced by Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. Colorado-raised eco-activist and rapper Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a powerful voice in the youth-led climate movement. He’s got a 2014 Ted Talk under his belt, and he received the 2013 United States Community Service Award from President Obama.

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Initiating Sustainability In Your Community

Environmental News Network

Al Gore’s “The Inconvenient Truth” was a big move towards the right direction. Be your community’s own Al Gore by starting discussions and engaging community members on environmental issues. By: Guest Contributor, Jona Jone. No one really opposes green living and its benefits. Everyone knows it is a good thing, necessary, and urgent. It’s just that not everyone is willing to give it a try. Living a “green” life is like eating vegetables.

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It’s not the tide. It’s not the wind. It’s us.

Green Prophet

When former US Vice President Al Gore warned about the consequences of global warming and climate change and was both applauded and condemned for his efforts , there were still more deniers than believers that our modern civilization was causing this two sided phenomenon. Since 2007, When Albert Arnold Gore Jr. Should Al Gore profit from global warming?

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People's Climate March draws more than 400,000

Sierra Club Compass

Among those marching were United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon, former vice president Al Gore, and New York mayor Bill de Blasio, who just announced that the city was committing to and 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. "Coursing through Midtown, from Columbus Circle to Times Square and the Far West Side, the People's Climate March was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big." So

Turkey’s First Green Lifestyle Website Ye?ilist, Now Bilingual

Green Prophet

Georgie is also a representative of Al Gore’s Climate Project in Turkey, the effort to train presenters in how to effectively educate large audiences around the world about climate change. Living in Turkey and curious about where to find your nearest organic market? How to recycle? Where to take yoga classes? ilist offers Turks tips on greener choices in areas ranging from Home & Garden to Ecotourism, Fashion & Textile to Nutrition.

Reopening an old wound

Environmental Economics

The strawman policy that is considered is voluntary behavior, encouraged by Al Gore's moral suasion. Freakonomics gloats "Worldwide Carbon Emissions No Longer Dropping — Is Anyone Surprised?": ": In our SuperFreakonomics chapter about global warming , a central argument was that greenhouse-gas emissions (and pollution in general) are an externality, and it is inherently difficult to control and/or price externalities.

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Last Minute Green Gift Ideas

Eco Friendly Daily

The Al Gore movie comes out on DVD on December 10, just in time for Christmas. But on those cold winter days, when the last thing on anybody’s mind is global warming, there’s nothing like an Al Gore call to arms to motivate and mobilize the green geek. Christmas is coming up! Here are some ideas of gifts to get for the green-friendly folk in your midst. Low Flow Shower Head. Conventional shower heads use up 100 L of water per shower.

Now Even Big Oil is Getting in on the Geothermal Boom in Indonesia

Green Prophet

Chevron is about to join Israeli geothermal pioneer Ormat in drilling for geothermal energy in what clean-energy investor Al Gore has described as the world’s first potential “geothermal superpower” – Indonesia. Ormat is building a 330 MW geothermal plant in Indonesia’s North Sumatra, and has invested in other Pacific Rim nations too. It just landed a deal in New Zealand and invested in Alaska and Chile last year. Now Chevron plans to try its luck in Indonesia too.

Earth Day Greening with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Green Home Blog

The Project, which has allied itself with such climate change notables as Al Gore, has a number of excellent videos ranging from the truth about Hurricane Sandy to climate change’s effects in Antarctica. Almost everyone loves Bill Nye, the slightly nerdish guy who takes the scary out of science so that we can love it again. In fact, Nye has done almost as much as Carl Sagan in de mystifying everything from the technology of WiFi to the integral logic of algebra.

Oil companies are planning on a carbon tax

Environmental Economics

It remains unlikely that any climate policy will move in today’s deadlocked Congress, but if Congress does take up climate change legislation in the future, Mr. Jeffers said ExxonMobil would support a carbon tax if it was paired with an equal cut elsewhere in the tax code — the same policy that Mr. Gore has endorsed.

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