Wednesday, July 26, 2017

It is so good to hear his voice. The film opens August 4th. See it.

The flooding of Hurricane Sandy is the precursor to loss within Lower Manhattan. The cost to the climate crisis is staggering. The wall needs to be built in Lower Manhattan to keep out the ocean, not Mexico.

Al Gore Timeline (click here)

March 31, 1948 — Albert Gore Jr. is born in Washington, D.C. His father wasa U.S. senator from Tennessee, Albert Gore Sr.
1969-71 — Military service as a private in Vietnam.
May 19, 1970 — Marries Tipper Gore. They would have four children: Karenna, Kristin, Sarah and Albert Arnold Gore III.
1976 — Elected to the House of Representatives from Tennessee.
1984 — Elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee.
1988 — He runs for president but loses the Democratic nomination to Michael Dukakis.
1992 — Elected vice president of the United States. Bill Clinton is elected president.
1996 — Gore and Clinton re-elected.
2000 — Runs for president, loses in a contested election to George W. Bush when the Supreme Court allows the vote certification in Florida to stand, giving Bush the necessary electoral votes to become president.
2006 — “An Inconvenient Truth” is released to critical acclaim and strong box office returns.
2007 — “An Inconvenient Truth” wins the Oscar for best documentary. Al Gore wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
2010 — Al and Tipper Gore announce their separation.
2015 — Al Gore participates in the talks that result in the Paris agreement on climate change.
Aug. 4, 2017 — “An Inconvenient Sequel” is released in San Francisco.