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Collection
Harvard Book Store
Series
WGBH Forum Network
Episode
Al Gore: A Plan to Solve the Global Climate Crisis
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-4m9183453q
UOI_ID
0b67a3cea79b70efccec3793be851dbdcf15f852
IMPORT_ID
203495.0
Description
Former US Vice President and climate change activist Al Gore discusses his book "Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Global Climate Crisis." In his follow-up to the bestselling "An Inconvenient Truth," the Nobel Peace Prize winning former vice president outlines a comprehensive strategy for combating the impending global climate crisis, while at the same time addressing long-standing issues of global poverty and inequality. This talk was given shortly before the December 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. In his talk, Gore stated that he believed that there was an "excellent chance of a binding political agreement among heads of state in Copenhagen, which would begin implementation of reduction in emissions." Today, the Copenhagen summit is widely regarded among climate scientists and activists as a failure, since no agreement to globally reduce carbon emissions was struck among the participating nations.
Created
2009-11-07
Date
2009-11-07
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Economics
Global Affairs
Environment
Energy
Science
Politics and Government
Subjects
Media & Technology; Health & Science
Contributor
Gore, Al, United States Senator, Speaker
Publisher
WGBH, Distributor
Media type
Moving Image
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Citation
Chicago: “Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Al Gore: A Plan to Solve the Global Climate Crisis,” 2009-11-07, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed January 22, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-4m9183453q.
MLA: “Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Al Gore: A Plan to Solve the Global Climate Crisis.” 2009-11-07. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. January 22, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-4m9183453q>.
APA: Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Al Gore: A Plan to Solve the Global Climate Crisis. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-4m9183453q