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Climate Reality Project

Clean Energy: The Not-So-Dirty Secret to Global Economic Prosperity

Ken Berlin | Posted 09.23.2016 | Green
Ken Berlin

In a week of dark news dominated by a senseless terror attack, police shootings, and the increasingly divisive presidential campaign, there was a mome...

Here's Why This Earth Day Is Different

The Climate Reality Project | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
The Climate Reality Project

By: Ken Berlin, President and CEO of The Climate Reality Project For decades, Earth Day has served as a global rallying cry for a cleaner, healthier...

Climate Reality and Filipinos

The Climate Reality Project | Posted 03.18.2016 | Green
The Climate Reality Project

By: Climate Reality Mentor, Jaazeal Jakosalem Our country is situated in one of the vulnerable areas of the Earth, along the typhoon belt of the Asi...

The Philippines: Leading the Way in the Global Fight to Combat Climate Change

The Climate Reality Project | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
The Climate Reality Project

The Philippines is one of the world's most vulnerable countries to climate disasters. With more than 7,100 islands and an estimated 36,298 kilometers of coastline, more than 60 percent of the Filipino population resides within the coastal zone.

The Case for Optimism on Climate Change

Al Gore | Posted 02.26.2016 | Green
Al Gore

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in TEDTalks 2016, where I discussed many of the challenges presented by the climate crisis. But a powerful shift has been taking place, and it is clear that we will ultimately prevail. Here's why.

Part II: Reflections on COP 21- Inspired for 2016 by Business and Finance

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 01.11.2016 | World
Catherine Cunningham

A Deeper Reflection on Why The World Reached an International Agreement at this COP 21 The year 2016 marks a new era of global cooperation on clim...

The Road Through Paris: InSpire at COP 21 With Youth, Women, Native Voices

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 12.04.2015 | World
Catherine Cunningham

To raise the presence, voice, and participation of youth in the UN House (as well- to tap into indigenous wisdom through native story-telling) during this important Paris Climate Change Conference, we have written and produced a youth-centered film, based on a powerful Incan Story of Creation.

Al Gore Hosts Live Climate Change Talk With World Leaders, Activists, Performers

Aol | Jessica Prois | Posted 11.13.2015 | Impact

US Vice President and Chairman of The Climate Reality Project Al Gore is leading the global broadcast of The World Is Watching, a live 24-hour program...

This International Corps Is Taking Climate Change by Force

Ken Berlin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Ken Berlin

In Rio de Janeiro, indigenous leader Mayalú Kokometi Waurá Txucarramãe shared the devastating effects of deforestation, while in New Delhi, Sanjit Bunker Roy talked about his Barefoot College program, which trains illiterate rural grandmothers to install solar panels.

My Best Friend Doesn't Believe in Climate Change

Anna Sabino | Posted 06.14.2015 | Green
Anna Sabino

Often, in my climate change conversations, I don't use controversial words. There's no point in me insisting on using "climate change," "global warming" or "deniers" if it makes anyone upset. Spreading the word about conservation and eliminating waste is more important than fighting over the usage of some controversial terms. Let's all be gentle to each other and our planet.

The Negotiations: Overcoming the Obstacles is Critical to Our Future

Ken Berlin | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Ken Berlin

While the momentum to address climate change is rapidly gaining speed, the clock is ticking down on our ability to act.

Olympian Chats About Climate Change... With A Snowflake

Posted 03.13.2014 | Green

Last year, skier and two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety sat down on a mountain in Greenland to have a conversation with a snowflake. Yes, y...

Mana Joins Al Gore In The Fight For The Environment

VOXXI | Federica Longo | Posted 11.04.2013 | Latino Voices

Latin rock band Maná teamed up with Al Gore and The Climate Reality Project to talk about the dangers of carbon pollution. Maná, along with Gore,...

Death of a Sales Pitch: Say Goodbye to Climate Change Denial

Karen Shepard | Posted 12.24.2013 | Comedy
Karen Shepard

There's an old joke about a traveling salesman barging into someone's home, dumping dirt on the immaculate carpet, then selling the homeowner an expensive vacuum to clean it up. The fossil fuel industry and other big carbon polluters are like that traveling salesman.

Kate Sheppard

Al Gore: Keystone XL Is 'Ridiculous' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The proposed Keystone XL pipeline is "ridiculous" and "an atrocity," said former Vice President Al Gore on Thursday. Speaking at an e...

Kate Sheppard

Al Gore: Budget Crisis Has Lessons For Climate Change Deniers | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore sees parallels between the last two and a half weeks of budget chaos on Capitol Hill and the climate crisi...

Conservatism... It's the New Liberalism

Lauren Windsor | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Lauren Windsor

Why is it that conservatives, who tout their morality and fiscal responsibility, are so liberal with the stewardship of our planet's resources; so liberal with their interpretation of empirical evidence; so liberal with scientific acts?

Alex Bogusky's Unlikely Journey From Ad Man to Social Entrepreneurship Booster

Rachael Chong | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Once called the creative director of the decade, Bogusky is now helping shape the message of everyone from Al Gore to budding worldchangers. Homeless...

Sandy Turns the Tide With a Surge of Climate Support

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Pundits reflected on whether Hurricane Sandy was the tipping point, the catastrophe that would put the environment back on the table -- pointedly after a presidential election where there was no debate on climate change. Could this latest occurrence be a wake-up call?

Tune In to the Climate Reality Project: Dirty Weather Report

Manish Bapna | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green
Manish Bapna

Climate change is already here. We are seeing more extreme weather events. And the economic costs of extreme weather events are rising steeply. With political leadership lagging, it's time to re-engage in a serious global dialogue around these issues.

Al Gore's 24-Hour Live Broadcast: 'The Dirty Weather Report'

Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

On the heels of Hurricane Sandy, amid growing concern over climate change in the extreme weather event's aftermath, a 24-hour live broadcast aims to p...

Al Gore's Climate Presentation Concludes 24-Hour Event

Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

Over the course of 24 hours, 24 presenters in 24 time zones shared one common message: The world needs to accept the realities of climate change, and ...

Al Gore Launches Climate Change Event For 24 Hours In 24 Time Zones

Posted 11.14.2011 | Green

It's time for the world to face the realities of climate change. That is the message expressed by Al Gore's Climate Reality Project, which launched...

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.