Former vice president Al Gore to take part in a Kerry Conversation
OREANDA-NEWS Former Vice President Al Gore will visit Yale for a conversation with former Secretary of State John Kerry, a Distinguished Fellow in Global Affairs at Yale. The talk is part of the Kerry Conversations series presented by the Kerry Initiative.
The talk will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, 5-6p.m. in the Zhang Auditorium, Evans Hall of the School of Management, 165 Whitney Ave.
Gore is the cofounder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. He is a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and a member of Apple Inc.’s board of directors. He spends the majority of his time as the chair of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis.
Gore was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976, 1978, 1980, and 1982 and to the U.S. Senate in 1984 and 1990. He was inaugurated as the 45th vice president of the United States on January 20, 1993, and served eight years.
He is the author of the best-selling books “Earth in the Balance,” “An Inconvenient Truth,” “The Assault on Reason,” “Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis,” and, most recently, “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change.”
Gore is the subject of an Oscar-winning documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth,” and a new film, premiering in July 2017, titled “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” He is the co-recipient, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, for “informing the world of the dangers posed by climate change.”
Attendance at the talk is limited to members of the Yale community, and registration is required. A Yale NetID is required to register, and attendees will be asked to show a Yale I.D. at the door.