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Warren Buffett's right-hand man called Al Gore an 'idiot.' The former vice-president's firm bought the same 2 stocks as Buffett and Charlie Munger last quarter.

Warren Buffett's business partner, Charlie Munger, mocked Al Gore's intelligence in 2017. Gore's Generation firm and Munger's Daily Journal both invested in Alibaba last quarter. Generation and Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway both added Aon to their stock portfolios. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett's right-hand man, Charlie Munger,...
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Al Gore joins new push to educate corporate leaders on climate change

Former Vice President Al Gore has signed on with a new effort to educate corporate board members on the urgency of the climate crisis. Gore’s organization the Climate Reality Project is partnering with in training hundreds of corporate board members in Europe and the U.S. to become more "climate literate," according to a press release.
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'Never taking it for granted': Alexandria-native Philip Dufour reflects on working for Al Gore

At the end of the day, Philip Dufour is just a kid from Alexandria. But growing up, the president and creative director of the design firm, Dufour Collaborative, never thought he would be living in Washington D.C., having once served as the social secretary for former second lady Tipper Gore and former Vice President Al Gore and as their house manager when they lived in their D.C. residence.

Stream Movies About Climate Change From Al Gore, David Attenborough, and More

Climate change’s threat to planet Earth gets worse by the day, and it’s crucial for people to educate themselves about the realities of the subject. Humanity’s precarious future depends on such education, if we’re to mitigate this crisis together. With all the uncertainty and cultural denial around global warming, film can bring us closer to nature and inspire people to protect the environment. Here are three thought-provoking documentaries on climate change that you should check out.

Al Gore Sees Climate Fight At Tipping Point

The global fight against climate change is accelerating and reaching a tipping point after a slow start, said Al Gore, former U.S. vice president and co-founder of Generation Investment Management. “From the time the scientists started sounding the alarm, we’ve waited way too long,” Gore said. “But I’m very optimistic...

Statement from Former Vice President Al Gore on the U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution #EarthDay

Almost five and a half years ago in Paris, the world finally committed to take bold action to address the climate crisis. But even then, leaders knew the commitments were not enough to meet the urgency of the challenge we face. If we want to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change, we must work to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius. That means we need significant emissions cuts not in 20 or 30 years, but in this decade.
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The Path Forward: Al Gore on Climate and the Economy

Former vice president Al Gore has been sounding the alarm about the global climate crisis for decades. Elected in 1976 to the House of Representatives, Gore held some of the first congressional hearings on the subject. He continued the fight throughout his political career and beyond, becoming a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his work to inform the world about the dangers posed by climate change. This Earth Day he discussed several topics, including how to fight disinformation with science, the importance of cutting global emissions and investing in clean energy.
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Washington Post Live anchors The Post’s Earth Day coverage with major newsmaker interviews featuring Al Gore and John Kerry

Washington Post Live will anchor The Post’s coverage of Earth Day in a series of live interviews with leaders in the climate space including former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry. This complements The Post’s robust coverage plans for the Leaders Summit on Climate which will include breaking news coverage, fresh daily analysis and solutions-oriented journalism.

From Big Green to Al Gore: Misguided Opposition to the Byhalia Connection Increases

By Energy in Depth Al Gore made headlines recently for his efforts to stop the construction of the Byhalia Connection, a new extension of the Diamond Pipeline that will run through Memphis, TN, and his call to revoke all pipelines granted a Nationwide Permit 12 : “They should revoke the Nationwide Permit 12 for all of the pipelines that have relied upon it for their permits. This Nationwide Permit 12 was..
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Al Gore calls for automatic voter registration

Former Vice President Al Gore told CNN Tuesday every American citizen "ought to be automatically registered to vote." Driving the news: Republicans in battleground states have criticized absentee voting and pushed to restrict voting access, arguing such action "restores confidence in the election system." Many have followed former President Trump's lead in baselessly citing voter fraud.
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Q&A: Al Gore Describes a ‘Well-Known Playbook’ That Fossil Fuel Companies Employ to Win Community Support

This article originally appeared in MLK50, a nonprofit newsroom in Memphis focused on poverty, power and public policy. MLK50: Justice Through Journalism had an exclusive interview with former vice president and long-time environmentalist Al Gore on Sunday after his speech at a rally in Southwest Memphis in opposition to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline.
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“Reckless, racist rip-off”: Former Vice President Al Gore joins the growing number of activists and officials in opposition to the Byhalia Pipeline

Former Vice President Al Gore joined the Memphis community’s fight against the Byhalia Pipeline – calling it a “reckless, racist rip-off” – at a rally held Sunday, March 14, at Alonzo Weaver Park in South Memphis. “When the pipeline representatives said this is the path of least resistance, that was...
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Al Gore advocates for automatically registering citizens to vote

Former Vice President Al Gore argued for improved voting access this week, saying every U.S. citizen should be automatically registered to vote. "This is really and truly un-American," Gore said during an appearance on "CNN Tonight with Don Lemon" on Monday while discussing GOP efforts to imposing greater voting restrictions, including limiting absentee voting.