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Al Gore to Deliver Keynote to 10,000 Young Environmental Leaders at Power Shift 2011

March 25, 2011

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore will join 10,000 youth activists at Power Shift 2011 as the opening keynote speaker on April 15, 2011.

Gore, who is chairman of the Alliance for Climate Protection, will be speaking about climate change and how we can take action to solve the climate crisis.

For four days, young leaders will come together for Power Shift 2011 — a historic summit where activists will get the skills they need to create clean and just energy solutions in communities around the country and around the world.

“I’m coming to Power Shift because I truly believe we must lead the world to a clean energy future, and young leaders are the driving force behind the movement that will make it happen,” Gore said today.

Sponsored by the Energy Action Coalition, Power Shift 2011 will feature a range of prominent voices. In addition to Al Gore, leaders such as Van Jones and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will join the conference.


                 Former Vice President Al Gore, EPA Administrator
    WHO:         Jackson and 10,000 Young Activists in Washington

    WHAT:       Power Shift 2011

    WHEN:       April 15, 2011, Opening Keynote Address at 7:30pm

    WHERE:      Washington, DC Convention Center

SOURCE Energy Action Coalition


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