Gore presents major climate control and national security policy speech

September 18, 2006

In a speech cosponsored by the Set America Free Coalition and the World Resources Institute, Gore urges a bipartisan approach to solving the climate crisis

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Appearing on the video, in order of appearance, are:

  • John Sexton, President of New York University;
  • Paul Faeth, World Resources Institute Managing Director;
  • R. James Woolsey, Former Director of the CIA and
  • Al Gore, Former Vice President.

This event took place at on Monday, September 18th, 2006, at NYU School of Law, Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall.

A copy of Gore's speech is available at left.

In the wake of this past summer's record heat wave across the United States, pervasive wildfires, persistent drought, and disturbing new evidence of melting of the north polar icecap, the climate crisis is being recognized as a moral issue requiring bipartisan solutions. With these dangers, Gore says, come opportunities for both business and government to make different policy choices that will address the climate crisis, stabilize our energy markets and enhance national security.

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Center on Environmental and Land Use Law

Environmental Law Society

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Gore's Speech (PDF)