Statement by Former Vice President Gore on joint US-China climate announcement
November 11, 2014 10:53 PM
Today's joint announcement by President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping to reduce their nations' carbon emissions is a major step forward in the global effort to solve the climate crisis.
Almost a decade ago, Al Gore was presented with a question, "what are the drivers of global change?" Unable to immediately answer the question in full, he has continued to revisit the query, and over the last two years has researched, analyzed and produced a complex and comprehensive map of the forces that are shaping our world. The result is "The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change." While mapping the future is a risky undertaking, perhaps the only thing riskier is doing nothing.
For more information and to purchase, visit the site
NHL makes a bid to save the ice by going carbon neutral 2014-12-19T09:00-05:00: The National Hockey League announced today it plans to offset the leagues carbon footprint during the current season and shrink energy use. The president of the Green Sports Alliance called it the "most important environmental initiative ever made by a professional sports league globally."
Climate-change Christmas carols 2014-12-19T09:00-05:00: Oh, the weather outside is frightful, The heat wave brutal and spiteful. Our crops have no water to grow - Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!