Al Gore Quotes
A collection of quotes by Al Gore.
Al Gore is an American politician, environmentalist, and businessman. He was born on March 31, 1948, in Washington, D.C. Gore served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001, under President Bill Clinton. During his tenure, he focused on various issues such as global warming, healthcare, and reducing government bureaucracy.
Gore's interest in environmentalism and climate change has been a defining aspect of his career. After leaving office, he continued to advocate for environmental issues and founded organizations aimed at raising awareness about climate change and supporting sustainable solutions. In 2007, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to combat global warming.
Additionally, Gore has written several books on the environment, including "Earth in the Balance" and "An Inconvenient Truth," which accompanied his acclaimed documentary of the same name. Through these works, he aimed to educate the public about the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for collective action.
Aside from his environmental work, Gore has also been involved in various business ventures. He co-founded Generation Investment Management, a sustainable investing firm, and is a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins, a venture capital firm.
Al Gore's advocacy work, both in politics and environmentalism, has made him a prominent figure globally. His dedication to combating climate change and promoting sustainability has had a significant impact on the public awareness and policy-making surrounding these issues.
I do genuinely believe that the political system is not linear. When it reaches a tipping point fashioned by a critical mass of opinion, the slow pace of change we're used to will no longer be the norm. I see a lot of signs every day that we're moving closer and closer to that tipping point.
The planet has a fever. If your baby has a fever, you go to the doctor. If the doctor says you need to intervene here, you don't say, Well, I read a science fiction novel that told me it's not a problem. If the crib's on fire, you don't speculate that the baby is flame retardant. You take action.
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.