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'What was Da Vinci supposed to have done, painted a portrait of Al Gore?'

I’m as concerned about the planet as anyone. I recycle, I limit my driving — but I never would have thought of hitting the Mona Lisa with cake. Yet that was one man’s response to climate change. Interesting. You never know what might strike a person as a good idea when it comes to agitating for change. Some guy was lying awake in bed one night worrying about carbon outputs, and he thought, “I know, I’ll throw...
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Al Gore delivers optimistic climate change message in ASU virtual talk

With Earth Day approaching, a group of academics gathered at Arizona State University for a virtual and in-person conference on climate change and democracy. As the threat of climate change keeps growing, American democracy faces another set of challenges, such as a divided nation and a broken media landscape. Former...
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Al Gore looks to youth to spark action on climate change

The environmentalist and former vice president appeared on stage Wednesday evening in Washington, D.C., speaking to young activists from Georgetown University about the youth-led climate movement and excoriating the lack of political will worldwide to address the growing crisis. "We cannot continue to use the sky as an open sewer...
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“It Is Time to End All Talk of the Disenfranchisement of Black Voters in Florida”: How Al Gore Spurned Jesse Jackson’s Attempts to Protect Black Voting Rights

On March 7, 2000, the Florida State Capitol was the scene of one of the largest political demonstrations in Florida’s history. As many as fifty thousand protesters, led by the ubiquitous Reverend Jesse Jackson, marched down the Apalachee Parkway to the capitol complex, singing spiritual anthems and chanting, No more Bush!
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