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2009-08-18 18:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned environmental activist Mark Massara is joining Dot Eco LLC - the group backed by Al Gore, The Alliance For Climate Protection, Sierra Club and Surfrider Foundation -- as Chief Policy Officer. In this critical role, Massara will oversee policy development and legal concerns for the new top-level domain "Mark's result-oriented approach is synonymous with our mission to effect real change. His lifetime of activism is known and respected in the...

2009-08-12 15:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Following weeks of misleading statements to the press and Internet media by leaders of the "Big Room" effort, the founding members of Dot Eco LLC today published (http://www.supportdoteco.com/big-room-comparison) an open examination challenging the economic viability and environmental impact of the Big Room plan. In contrast to Big Room's problematic business model and small prospect of funding environmental causes, Dot Eco LLC has pledged 57% of...

2009-08-12 11:09:00

Alliance uses national and state TV, expanded grassroots outreach to highlight benefits of clean energy jobs and urgency of climate crisis WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With America's working families still struggling, the Alliance for Climate Protection today released a new television ad pointing to the positive impacts of comprehensive clean energy and climate policies for American families. The ad, entitled "Family Values," makes the case that economists and...

2009-07-23 09:15:00

SYDNEY, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On the opening day of the ICANN Conference, Dot Eco LLC - the organization dedicated to promoting the acceptance and implementation of the .eco top-level domain debuted a short film that features environmental leaders endorsing Dot Eco's application to operate the .eco web address. Examples of other top-level domains include .com, .biz, .org and .edu. The Dot Eco LLC film features former U.S. Vice President Al Gore stating, "For more than three decades I...

2009-07-22 10:05:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its National Mobilization Weekend, the Alliance for Climate Protection's Repower America campaign fanned out across the country, going door-to-door in 20 states to educate the public about the benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy. Members and volunteers knocked on more than 12,000 doors in every region of the country, talking to neighbors about how transitioning to a clean energy economy will create millions of new...

2009-07-17 11:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Current Media, the award-winning participatory multiplatform media company, has selected cable industry veteran Mark Rosenthal as the company's new CEO, it was announced today by company co-founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt. Rosenthal, former CEO of Interpublic Media and President and COO of MTV Networks, will be charged with the ongoing domestic and international expansion efforts of the company. The announcement comes on the heels of four years of...

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2009-07-15 14:25:00

Al Gore met with Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday to discuss the future of the nation's role in the charge against global warming. Gore placed specific emphasis on Australia as a potential breeding ground for many revolutionary efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions. "Australia is in the line of fire where the climate crisis is concerned, no nation is more vulnerable to the impact scientists have predicted," Gore said in a press conference where he was joined by the Prime...

2009-06-26 18:21:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Leadership of the House, and Chairmen Waxman and Markey have, through their leadership, secured an important bipartisan victory for the American people. The American Clean Energy Security (ACES) Act is one of the most important pieces of legislation Congress will ever pass. This comprehensive legislation will make meaningful reductions in global warming pollution, spur investment in clean energy technology, create...

2009-06-26 18:20:00

WASHINGTON, June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maggie Fox, President and CEO of the Alliance for Climate Protection, today issued the following statement on the passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act out of the House of Representatives: "Today's historic vote in the House of Representatives is a momentous victory for our nation and our planet as we seek to build a clean energy economy in the 21st century and enact bold solutions to the climate crisis. The Senate must move...

2009-06-25 09:35:00

New Careers Initiative, Launching June 25, Provides Inside Glimpse at What It's Like to Work for Gore in a Variety of Industries NEWARK, Del., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L. Gore & Associates Inc., recognized globally as an innovation leader and top workplace, today unveiled "Join Gore & Change Your Life," its first global employer brand campaign designed to attract potential job candidates and build a "talent pool" for the future. By sharing the experiences of people who actually...


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