Once every year, the Clinton Global Initiative gathers world leaders, CEOs, celebrities, nonprofit groups, and, yes, journalists in Manhattan to address the world's most pressing problems. I reported on the events all week, and there
Talking Innovation at the Clinton Global Initiative
The unique ways we can harness innovation for sustainable development in the 21st century was the topic for the third major session at the Clinton Global Initiative. The dominant theme, unsurprisingly,
Photo via Newsday
Al Gore recently called on people everywhere to do as the Britons did in WWII and stand up to the Nazis. Or was it climate change? Or both? It's a little hard to say judging from the recent Times piece, Al Gore likens fight against
Can Al Gore do for hunger what he did for global warming with An Inconvenient Truth? That's the goal of Action Against Hunger, a NGO dedicated to tackling world hunger. To recruit Gore, the organization has started a guerilla
Never heard of Stanley Greenberg? Probably means you've been living under a rock for the last, say, twenty years. He's a political mastermind — akin to being described as the world-champion of public opinion
Al Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection today released a new TV spot, "Do Right," which stresses the importance of getting off foreign oil and onto clean energy. The ad seems to be an effort to reach out to a different audience than the green
Please Don't Feed the Trolls in the Comment Section
Former vice-president and climate crusader Al Gore gave a short update on the global warming slideshow made famous by An Inconvenient Truth at the TED conference in February 2009. Here's the video.
Image: NASAEven If You Don't Like Carl Sagan, the Stars are Still Out ThereThere's a meme going around the net - and it pops up often in comments on TreeHugger - that really gets my goat. It has many variations, but it always comes back to trying to
Inhofe Joins Gore? It's like oil and water. Garlic and ice cream. Or lamb and tuna fish. But apparently yes, it's true, Inhofe has changed his tune and now the Guardian reports, is working with Gore on soot legislation. Just don't
While filling in for Bill O'Reilly, guest host Laura Ingraham took the opportunity to have a thoughtful and considerate discussion about the solutions to climate change. Just kidding. She actually doctored clips to make Al Gore
Just watch Al Gore speak on this one. It really is a great connection to draw. Though if you can't wait, here's the payoff:The largest corporate carbon polluters in America, 14 years ago, asked their own people to conduct a review of all of this
The debate over the cap-and-trade climate bill before the House is getting some star power today: Former Vice President Al Gore & former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) will be questioned today about the legislation before the House
Score another one for "An Inconvenient Truth." The founders of Cool the Earth, a group that does climate education in the San Fransisco Bay Area, started the project after being inspired by Al Gore's hit film. Now Cool the
The winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize were presented with their trophies last night in San Francisco, with such notables as Al Gore, Christiane Amanpour (both shown above with the prize winners), Robert Redford, and
First President Obama snatched up Van Jones from Green for All to be Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the Council for Environmental Quality. And now he's hired Alliance for Climate Protection CEO Cathy Zoi
Photo: Al Gore, Norwegian US Embassy.
Will There Be A Movie This Time?
Al Gore has just announced a new book titled Our Choice that will be a kind of sequel to An Inconvenient Truth. "An Inconvenient Truth reached millions of people with the message
Al Gore, along with some big names in Hollywood, are backing the idea of a .eco domain registration for the web, to be used specifically for green companies and organizations. But the novelty doesn't end there.Dot
This week a major meeting of the minds took place to discuss clean energy and more importantly, how to get more of it where its needed, reports the Los Angeles Times. With new, massive solar farms being located in the desert, and wind