Latest Al Gore Stories

2010-05-05 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media today announced that it has appointed Matthew Frankel to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. Mr. Frankel will serve as the chief spokesperson and provide the company with a senior communications strategist to aggressively expand its global brand. He will also be charged with planning, developing and implementing the company's internal and external public relations, building expansive campaigns...

2010-04-28 11:59:00

Veterans, Small Business Owners, Labor Leaders Travel to Capitol Hill to Make the Case for Clean Energy and Climate Legislation With Their Senators WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Senate determines how to move forward on current clean energy and climate proposals, today dozens of everyday Americans, from Florida to Maine and in between, brought their homegrown support for clean energy legislation straight to their Senators on Capitol Hill. A group of forty...

2010-04-20 10:05:00

The Climate Project Will Invite Five Teenagers to be Trained Personally by Gore Inconvenient Youth Will Build Next Generation of Environmental Leaders WASHINGTON and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teens who want to make a real difference in the fight against climate change will now have a place to share their pledges, actions and ideas. Inconvenient Youth (www.inconvenientyouth.org), the new teen climate education initiative of The Climate Project, a program of...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Current TV has received both the 69th Annual Peabody Award and the 2010 Television Academy Honor for the "Vanguard" documentary series episode, "The OxyContin Express." The Peabody Award is given for excellence in electronic media and the Television Academy Honor recognizes achievements in programming that present issues of concern to our society in a compelling, emotional and insightful way. Along with these latest awards, Current TV's "Vanguard"...

2010-02-09 15:19:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As a recipient of the Nobel Prize in 2007, Al Gore has become the most recognized and respected figure in the fight against global warming. His award-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, books, and lectures around the world have raised awareness of the environmental battle our planet faces everyday and the steps needed to ensure its survival. But at an upcoming Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, Gore will switch gears to another issue that will shape...

2010-01-06 15:04:00

Momentum builds with events in five key states delivering constituents' clean energy New Year's resolutions to Senators at their state offices; Repower Wall hits 52,000 video messages for clean energy and climate action WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Climate Protection Action Fund's Repower America campaign launched a new effort to deliver thousands of New Year's resolution messages from constituents to their senators. These thousands of personal messages --...

2009-12-15 06:20:00

A U.S. government agency predicted the melting of the polar ice cap in the year 2030. However, climate guru Al Gore said at the U.N. climate conference on Monday that new computer modeling indicates this could happen as soon as 2014. One U.S. government scientist on Monday said the new prediction was too severe, but other researchers have previously projected a quicker end than 2030 to the Arctic summer ice cap. Former U.S. Vice President Gore said, "It is hard to capture the astonishment...

2009-11-10 19:38:00

Generals Brent Scowcroft and Wesley Clark join young veterans in call for bold action on clean energy and climate change to end America's dependence on foreign oil and strengthen our national security WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation prepares to celebrate Veterans Day and honor the brave men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, the Alliance for Climate Protection's Repower America campaign today released a new television ad featuring veterans and national...

2009-11-03 09:03:00

EMMAUS, Pa. and NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rodale Books announced today the publication of former Vice President Al Gore's new book, OUR CHOICE: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis. In his New York Times bestselling book An Inconvenient Truth (Rodale 2006), Gore unequivocally laid out the case that climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. With OUR CHOICE, he gives us the tools to solve it. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091103/NY03760 ) "OUR...

2009-10-10 02:31:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA star Doug Christie and his wife, author and designer, Jackie, send their congratulations to President Barack Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, only the fourth U.S. president ever to receive this high honor. The Christies are proud to honor the president for creating a new positive climate and understanding on his quest for world peace. "We must all, continue to support our Chief of Staff and honor him as he moves us into a great...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'