Building on the themes he emphasized in an article last month at Rolling Stone magazine, Al Gore has announced a September event to launch The Climate Reality Project. The 24 […]
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The former vice president said that corn ethanol was a “mistake.” He went further, saying that he supported ethanol production because the first presidential primary is in Iowa.
Environmentalism is all the rage, but which of our green dispositions really work? The Christian Science Monitor invites you to match environmental wits with Al Gore.
I watched Edwards’ interview Friday night and it was pretty clear that he had help from crisis communication experts, delivering a narrative about a man who had come from a […]
One of the reasons why Al Gore’s communication campaign has had limited success in activating the American public on climate change is that only half of adults have a favorable […]
The Skeptical Environmentalist vs. Al Gore: Danish “Muslim Cartoon” Newspaper Springs Media Trap on Former VP
Something’s rotten in Denmark. Conservatives once again have sprung a media trap on Al Gore, but this time overseas.At the Wall Street Journal , “skeptical environmentalist” Bjorn Lomborg and Danish […]
In case you missed it, ScienceBlogs lit up last week with news that Federal Way school district in Seattle has banned Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth, in part because the presentation […]
Thales may have known the famous theorem perhaps as much as half a century before Pythagoras.
The passing of America's man of letters, quintessential as he was combative, has left the nation morally emptier. He once recommended Americans read two books above all others.
Jim Zarroli and John Ydstie filed stories for NPR this week on the “new normal” for the American economy, with experts anticipating that 2% annual economic growth will be a […]
Repower America’s lastest advertising campaign to promote their new online feature “The Wall” is brilliant. The ads and the social media initiative vividly portray the diversity of support for serious […]
Gore endorsing Obama for the Democratic nomination during the primary campaign.Standing on stage before a national TV audience at Mile High Stadium, Al Gore was a symbolic reminder of what […]
In case you were wondering, Gore’s much anticipated follow up book–where he is scheduled to detail his proposed policy actions–is due out about five months into the next administration.
Several news reports note that Gore’s new climate communication initiative targets Americans not just through television ads, but also by way of interpersonal networks, specifically what campaign organizers call “influentials” […]
Conventional wisdom pegs 2007 as the long awaited tipping point in waking the American public up to the urgency of global warming. Yet as I review in my latest “Science […]
Gore’s Live Earth concert series was supposed to catalyze American public attention around the problem of global warming, but did it? Polling data is not yet available regarding the concert’s […]
All eyes today are on Capitol Hill as former VP Al Gore testifies before Congress on global warming. Bill Broad’s NY Times’ article last week has launched a new narrative […]
In 2004 when The Day After Tomorrow hit theaters, I wrote this column evaluating its possible impacts. Later, Anthony Leiserowitz followed with a study appearing in Environment magazine assessing the […]
GORE WATCH: Inconvenient Truth Opens in 100 More Cities Over Weekend; Ranks As 7th Top Grossing Documentary of All Time
The real test as to whether Gore’s Inconvenient Truth can capture a mass audience takes place over the next two weeks. The film opened in a 100 new theaters this […]
JAMES HANSEN ENDORSES “TRUTH” IN NY REVIEW OF BOOKS: Calls the Movie “Powerful” and “Scientifically Accurate;” Dubs Gore “Prescient,” Wonders If the Media Has Distorted the Image of Gore
In the recent issue of The NY Review of Books, James Hansen pens a must-read review of several recent books on climate change, and includes a review of Gore’s Inconvenient […]
John Dickerson writes that Sarah Palin has become more a celebrity than a politician. Like Al Gore, she is "a personality–influential, polarizing, and not likely to be president–who talks about political affairs."
Mathematics and religion both embody awe-inspiring, eternal truths.
Online Shinto communities have existed since the birth of the internet as we know it.
Pokémon has people wandering the world to enslave wild and magical creatures so they can fight in painful blood sports. What's fun about that?
The ancient Greeks were obsessed with geometry, which may have formed the basis of their philosophical cosmology.
Pythagoras may have believed that the entire cosmos was constructed out of right triangles.
A biologist-reporter investigates his fungal namesake.
Societies aren't just engines of prosperity.
Was the hamburger menu always so ubiquitous?
Being kind to others positively impacts your physical and mental health, according to this groundbreaking research by Stanford professor Dr. James Doty.