The world's most influential voice on climate change, an advisor to leaders in Congress, and heads of state throughout the world, Al Gore offers a unique perspective on national and international affairs. One of the most powerful champions of environmental awareness in America today, his multimedia presentation, which is a mesmerising account of the consequences of climate change, was turned into the critically acclaimed documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, which won an Oscar at the 79th Annual Academy Awards. In addition to his impassioned efforts with the environment, he has also carved out a considerable business career as Chairman of Generation Investment Management, a firm that is focused on a new approach to sustainable investing; Senior Advisor to Google; one of the Board of Directors of Apple; and is Chairman of Current TV, an Emmy Award Winning network that can be described as a cross between MTV and CNN.
Al is also the 45th Vice President of the United States of America, the Democratic presidential candidate in 2000, elected member of both houses of the United States Congress, a Vietnam veteran and working journalist, Al Gore has had a remarkable career. During his eight years as Vice President, Al Gore was integral to the creation of America's longest period of sustained economic growth - and was a staunch advocate of the New Economy.
As Vice President of the United States, president of the Senate, and a member of the National Security Council, Al Gore established himself as a forward-thinking leader whose agenda met the world challenges of the new century. Admired for his unifying speech at the end of a long presidential 2000 campaign, he remains a leading Democratic voice for the future of the nation.
Al Gore offers audiences the ultimate inside-track on the global economy and important domestic and foreign affairs issues. He comments on the challenges and triumphs of his career as well as the key issues facing America and the world.
Thinking Green: Economic Strategy for the 21st Century
Arguing that the physical changes in our planet will eventually influence our global economy, Vice President Gore encourages business audiences to consider broader issues - environmental, social and political - when planning economic strategy.
An Inconvenient Truth
In a visually stunning multimedia presentation that both admonishes and inspires audiences, Vice President Gore confronts environmental issues in the world today and their impact on our global civilization.
The Democratisation of Technology
Consistently an active leader in technology, Vice President Gore discusses technological advancement and the potential of user involvement. He identifies key opportunities and challenges, charting a new digital society.