Nobel Laureate Al Gore continues to focus the world's attention on the global climate crisis.

Why you should listen

Former Vice President Al Gore is the co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management and the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis. He is also a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and on the board of directors at Apple. The focus of the 2006 Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, Gore is the author of numerous books on climate change and our collective future. He wrote the documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, released in 2017.

Gore was first elected to the US House of Representatives in 1976, to the US Senate in 1984 and vice president in 1992. In 2007, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, for "informing the world of the dangers posed by climate change."

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Regeneration: Notes from Session 8 of TED2022

April 13, 2022

Session 8 of TED2022 focused on tackling climate change — in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to the evolving conditions on Earth and regenerating what we’ve already lost. The session was also linked to TED’s climate project, Countdown, launched in 2020 with the goal of championing and accelerating solutions to the climate crisis. […]

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Rethinking: Notes from Session 5 of Countdown Summit

October 15, 2021

Follow Countdown on Twitter and Instagram • Subscribe to the Countdown newsletter To take on the climate crisis, we’re in for some big rethinking — in how we live, work, eat and move forward with solutions that make livelihoods more equitable for everyone, no matter their location or background. The speakers of Countdown Summit Session […]

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Transformation: Notes from Session 3 of the Countdown Global Launch

October 10, 2020

Countdown is a global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Watch the talks, interviews and performances from the Countdown Global Launch at ted.com/countdown. Transforming big systems is a huge task. Energy, transportation, industry and infrastructure all pose their own challenges. And yet that transformation is already happening. The experts in Session 3 showed […]

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