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2011-07-12 08:00:00

24 Hours of Reality event to be produced by The Climate Reality Project, formerly the Alliance for Climate Protection. WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The Climate Reality Project (formerly the Alliance for Climate Protection) announced a new global campaign to broadcast the reality of the climate crisis and mobilize citizens to help solve it. The campaign kicks off with 24 Hours of Reality, a worldwide, live streamed event on September 14-15. During the 24...

2011-06-13 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The global Web community has voted for Fandango's mobile apps as "The Best Mobile Entertainment Apps of the Year," as part of the People's Voice Awards polling in the 15th Annual Webby Awards tonight. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061016/LAM046LOGO-b) This year, over 1.25 million votes were cast by people around the world for their favorite sites, videos, ads, and mobile sites and apps in The Webby People's Voice Awards....

2011-06-10 09:45:00

WASHINGTON, JUNE 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In remarks to the first-ever Washington, D.C. conference of the newly renamed "US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment" former Vice President Al Gore urged conference attendees to radically shift markets towards a more sustainable form of capitalism. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110610/USSIFLOGO) Gore, chairman of Generation Investment Management, was the keynote speaker at the US SIF: The Forum...

2011-06-03 09:54:00

Experience in policy, advocacy and government boosts fight against tobacco WASHINGTON, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has named Susan M. Liss, a former Clinton administration official and a longtime leader of public interest organizations, to be its Executive Director. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Liss joins the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids after serving as Democracy Program Director of the Brennan Center for...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JunkScience.com announced today that it is sending an emergency shipment of climate-related books authored by global warming skeptics to Gov. Chris Christie, the apparently climate information-deprived chief executive of the state of New Jersey. Though he pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the cap-and-trade program by and for Northeast states, Christie admitted to be ignorant about global warming...

2011-04-25 08:59:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Games for Change, the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact, announced today the line-up and expanded activities of its 8th Annual Games for Change Festival at the NYU Skirball Center June 20 - 22. The Games for Change Festival is the largest gaming event in New York City and the only international event uniting "games for change" creators, the public, civil society, academia, the gaming industry and media....

2011-03-25 10:23:00

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...

2011-03-08 07:52:00

LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PromaxBDA, the leading global association for marketing, promotion and design professionals working in the entertainment industry, announced today that Al Gore, former Vice President of the United States and Chairman & Co-Founder of Current Media, the television and digital network, will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 annual conference taking place June 28-30 in New York, NY at the Hilton New York. "There is no one who...


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