Al Gore Quotes

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  • Hurricane Sandy is a disturbing sign of things to come. We must heed this warning and act quickly to solve the climate crisis. Dirty energy makes dirty weather.

    "Sandy puts climate change back on the US election agenda" by Suzanne Goldenberg, October 31, 2012.
  • The cost reductions for renewable energy continue downward in a very dramatic way. We're in the early stages of a sustainability revolution in the globe that has the scale of the industrial revolution but the speed of the digital revolution. And you see it with renewable energy and you see it with LED lighting, which takes a fraction of the energy for the existing bulbs. All new lights are going to be LED. Electric vehicles. There are a lot of changes underway right now. I'm excited by the prospect, and I look forward to working in the months and years to come to accelerate this transition.

  • Believe in the power of your own voice.

    "The Most Important Truth. The Power of Your Own Voice". Interview with Maranda Pleasant,
  • You have to rip your opponent's lungs out and then move on.

  • How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?

  • The ability of big money to shape perceptions - where you have four anti-climate lobbyists for every single member of the House and Senate - is a big factor.

    "Al Gore: 'The message still has to be about the reality we're facing'". Interview with Brad Plumer, September 12, 2011.
  • The moral imperative to make big changes is inescapable...that what we take for granted may not be here for our children

  • Humankind has suddenly entered into a brand new relationship with our planet. Unless we quickly and profoundly change the course of our civilization, we face an immediate and grave danger of destroying the worldwide ecological system that sustains life as we know it.

  • The physical relationship between CO2 molecules and the atmosphere and the trapping of heat is as well-established as gravity, for God's sakes. It's not some mystery.

    ""What in the Hell Do They Think Is Causing It?"". Interview with John Dickerson, December 8, 2009.
  • I do believe, as my father once said, that "No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out."

    Al Gore's Presidential Concession speech, December 13, 2000.
  • The answer is to end our reliance on carbon-based fuels... If we succeed, we create booming new industries, wealth, clean secure energy and maybe we prevent the greatest disaster so far in human history, saving millions of lives while improving billions more. If we fail, basically it's business as usual while things slowly get worse all around us.

  • In the United States of America, unfortunately we still live in a bubble of unreality. And the Category 5 denial is an enormous obstacle to any discussion of solutions. Nobody is interested in solutions if they don’t think there’s a problem. Given that starting point, I believe it is appropriate to have an over-representation of factual presentations on how dangerous it is, as a predicate for opening up the audience to listen to what the solutions are, and how hopeful it is that we are going to solve this crisis.

    "An interview with accidental movie star Al Gore". Interview with David Roberts, May 10, 2006.
  • I am a passionate advocate of getting special interest money out of politics.

    "Al Gore | The Most Important Truth. The Power of Your Own Voice". Interview with Maranda Pleasant,
  • Every nation has a moral obligation to safeguard the future.

    Interview with George Negus, August 23, 2013.
  • I'm not a psychologist, and I don't know how to play a more sophisticated role than the one that I have played for quite a few years, and that is spending a lot of time with these hard-working scientists in the various fields of expertise that relate to the climate crisis, learning as fully as I can the truths they are discovering, asking them to explain it in language that's simple enough for me to understand and then use that language to convey the essence of it, and then letting the chips fall where they may.

    Interview with John McMurtrie, February 17, 2013.
  • The interior of the earth is extremely hot – several million degrees.

    "The Tonight Show" with Conan O'Brien, November 11, 2009.
  • I work to promote the idea of sustainable capitalism driven by long-term considerations rather than quarterly profits, which seeks to better people's lives and the planet rather than destroy them.

    "Al Gore | The Most Important Truth. The Power of Your Own Voice". Interview with Maranda Pleasant,
  • The truth is that we're at a critical juncture in the history of our species and if we don't act soon, we could inhabit a world we don't recognize anymore. But the most important truth is that we are capable of stopping climate change before the worst of its consequences are locked in. The solutions exist - all we need is the will to do something about it.

    "Al Gore | The Most Important Truth. The Power of Your Own Voice". Interview with Maranda Pleasant,
  • I'm asking you in your sermons to do the work of the Lord here on earth. I ask for your help in getting that message out urgently tomorrow.

  • I think George W. Bush has a warm, engaging personality. But, you know, the presidency is more than just a popularity contest.

  • My parents were true believers in the efficacy of American constitutional democracy, and I was thoroughly inculcated with reverence for what we the people are capable of doing. The complication in that simple narrative is that as I got older, the Vietnam War shook my confidence in how our democracy was working. I ended up serving in that war, but it started with a lie, and I was very proud of my father for being one of its earliest opponents.

  • The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder.

  • A majority of Trump's voters were in favor of staying in the Paris Agreement. And if you look at what's really happening in the economy, the economic argument actually is very strongly in favor of the Paris Agreement. There are now twice as many jobs in the solar industry as in the coal industry. Solar jobs are growing 17 times faster than other jobs in the U.S.

  • ...the debate among the scientists if over. There is no more debate. We face a planetary emergency. There is no more scientific debate among serious people who've looked at the science...Well, I guess in some quarters, there's still a debate over whether the moon landing was staged in a movie lot in Arizona, or whether the Earth is flat instead of round.

  • There's lots about politics I don't feel comfortable with. To talk about the politics of future ideas is impossible in soundbite form.

    "Born again" by Jonathan Freedland, May 31, 2006.
  • Take it from me - every vote counts. In our Democracy, every vote has power. And never forget - that power is yours. Don't let anyone take it away or talk you into throwing it away. And let's make sure that this time every vote is counted.

    2004 Democratic National Convention Address, delivered 26 July 2004, Fleet Center, Boston
  • The Himalayan Glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau have been among the most affected by global warming. The Himalayas...provide more than half of the drinking water for 40% of the world's population...Within the next half-century, that 40% of the world's people may well face a very serious drinking water shortage, unless the world acts boldly and quickly to mitigate global warming.

  • The gay rights movement of recent years has been an inspiring victory for humanity and it is in the tradition of the civil rights movement when I was a young boy in the South, the women's suffrage movement when my mother was a young woman in Tennessee, the abolition movement much farther back, and the anti-apartheid movement when I was in the House of Representatives. All of these movements have one thing in common: the opposition to progress was rooted in an outdated understanding of morality.

  • The warnings about global warming have been extremely clear for a long time. We are facing a global climate crisis. It is deepening. We are entering a period of consequences.

    Al Gore (2007). “The Assault on Reason”, p.230, Penguin
  • The oil industry has outpaced the building of a public consensus of the implications of climate science.

    ""What in the Hell Do They Think Is Causing It?"". Interview with John Dickerson, December 8, 2009.
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    Al Gore

    • Born: March 31, 1948
    • Occupation: Former Vice President of the United States