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Al Gore Global Warming

Baby, It's Warm Outside

John A. Tures | Posted 12.14.2015 | Green
John A. Tures

Unless you're a Southerner, you probably wouldn't think those temperatures were unusual. But the average high for Atlanta this time of year is 50, with a low of 37. The low today here was 63.

It's The End of the World As We Know It

Randy Malamud | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Randy Malamud

I propose that it is time for us to accept as a premise in whatever environmental discussions we have -- or indeed, in any deliberations on anything taking place in the future -- the fact that the world is coming to an end.

Climate Change: Science Vs. Emotion

Frank A. Weil | Posted 12.24.2014 | Green
Frank A. Weil

Recently Steven Koonin, former Undersecretary of Energy for science under Obama and former professor of theoretical physics at Caltech and chief scien...

Al Gore Says 'History Will Not Be Kind' To These Politicians

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore (D) issued a sharp warning to lawmakers challenging the validity of global climate change in an interview with Australia...

Al Gore Explains The Real Motivation Behind Republicans' Climate Change Denial

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Despite the release of a White House report detailing the devastating effects of global warming already underway, many Republicans are unwavering in t...

To Save the Planet, Obama Sets White House A/C to 85 Degrees

Bill Frezza | Posted 09.28.2013 | Comedy
Bill Frezza

The President, appearing in the White House briefing room dressed only in swim trunks, announced that for the duration of the summer, all thermostats in the White House will be set to 85 degrees.

Lucia Graves

Gore Praises Senator, Snubs Obama For Leadership On Climate | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore made a rare appearance on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to support the man who's become the new face of climate ...

400 PPM

Al Gore | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Al Gore

Yesterday, for the first time in human history, concentrations of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, hit 400 parts per million in our planet's atmosphere. Now, more than ever before, we are reaping the consequences of our recklessness.

Aaron Sankin

Al Gore: Congress Is 'Pathetic' | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.24.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Al Gore is far from happy with the way Washington works these days. Speaking before a packed house at Stanford University Tuesday...

Gore Takes Rubio To Task On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Former vice president and environmental advocate Al Gore blasted the choice of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) to give the Republican response to the State ...

Can We Solve the Climate Crisis If We Don't Solve the Democracy Crisis?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Given the domination of our political system by big money in this post-Citizens United world, the question is whether it will be possible for the U.S. government to take the large-scale political actions that are necessary to address climate change.

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Al Gore Slams The Election's Biggest Shortcoming | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.07.2012 | San Francisco

Former Vice President Al Gore celebrated election night in San Francisco at Current TV, the progressive media company he cofounded in 2005. Gore j...

Current TV For Sale?

Posted 10.31.2012 | Media

Is Current TV for sale? The New York Post reported on Friday that Current TV has put itself up for sale. Current CEO Joel Hyatt told the Post that ...

Living on Thin Ice

Al Gore | Posted 03.26.2012 | Green
Al Gore

The West Antarctic Peninsula is warming about four times faster than the global average. It is the biggest "canary in the coal mine," signaling one of the largest impacts of climate change for the entire world.

LISTEN: Al Gore Lets Loose On Pseudoscience Bull**** In Aspen

Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver

Speaking in Aspen last Thursday, former Vice President Al Gore warned of the impacts of global warming. In sharp contrast to previous appearances, ho...

Meet The Climate Reality Project

Al Gore | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Al Gore

Oil and coal companies and their allies are working hard to deceive the public about climate change. They have nearly unlimited resources to sow doubt, but we have one critical advantage: Reality is on our side.

Alex Wagner

WATCH: Can This Man Save The Planet? | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact

Participant Media, the production powerhouse behind films including "Waiting for Superman," "An Inconvenient Truth," "Good Night and Good Luck," and "...

Corbin Hiar

Widespread, Confrontational Protests Planned for BP Spill Anniversary | Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore and author-turned-climate-activist Bill McKibben were among the big names headlining the Power Shift envir...

Al Gore Sex Scandal Changed Mark Kirk's Mind On Cap-And-Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As a Congressman, Mark Kirk represented a moderate district north of Chicago. The Republican found himself steering a rare middle path, siding with De...

An Answer for Bill O'Reilly

Al Gore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Gore

Last week on his show Bill O'Reilly asked, "Why has southern New York turned into the tundra?" and then said he had a call into me. I appreciate the question. As it happens, increased snowfall was fully predictable.

Under the Bravado, Cool It Is a Complex and Exciting New Documentary

Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hunter Stuart

Bjorn Lomborg has been called a global warming denier, a traitor, an idiot, and a parasite. Today, he's on a rampage trying to convince us how to invest in alternative energies.

Smear Job

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The media got it all wrong in its description of James Lee. Environmentalism isn't about curtailment of life, violence or otherwise; it is about preserving and enhancing the quality of life.

PHOTOS: Bikinis, Body Paint, Fake Blood And More -- PETA's Most Outrageous Summer Stunts

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Pamplona to Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta to New York, PETA produced an incredible array of protests this summer. While some protesters dressed as bears,...

World Renowned Climatologist Stephen Schneider Dead Today

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michelle Kraus

This man who lectured worldwide always made the time to talk, discuss and share his wisdom. He was an inspiration for us all and his work will be cherished for generations.

Denialists in Denial

Al Gore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Al Gore

Much of the media has done a particularly bad job covering the climate crisis. Instead of informing the public about the facts, they have treated the issue as if the same political divisions they cover also exist in the scientific community.