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1 Al Gore and Global Warming By: Eric Walker Al Gore and Global Warming By: Eric Walker content/uploads/2013/09/N ew-IPCC-report-disproves- its-own-predictions-on- global-warming.jpg

2 AL Gore  Founded the Climate Reality project  Known as a “Champion of the Environment”  An Inconvenient Truth won the award for best documentary  Co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his environmental work s3.rollingstone.c om/assets/imag es/blog_entry/1 000x306/8f18ba ae07 1c177b26602bd bb8c03a.jpg

3 Background  After he became vice president in 1993, Gore took the lead in shaping the Clinton administration’s environmental agenda  Most notable contribution to the environmental movement is him as an author  Made a carbon tax  Gore saved the Kyoto Treaty in rbontax.org/w p- content/uploa ds/Carbon_Ta x_Graph___pa radigm4.jpg

4 Life after Politics  Gore began doing lectures to college students about global warming  In 2007 Time magazine named him runner-up to the person of the year  In 2013 Gore Published The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change

5 Global Warming  Green house gases get trapped in the atmosphere  Creates a lot of heat

6 Affects of Global Warming  Deaths from global warming will double in just 25 years to 300,000 people a year  Global sea levels could rise by more than 20ft with the loss of the ice shelf in Greenland and Antarctica  More than a million species could become extinct  Heat waves will become more frequent  The Arctic ocean could ice-free by 2050  2005 was hottest year on earth since the late 19th Century

7 Svante August Arrhenius  A Swedish scientist  He received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1903  In 1905 became Director of the Nobel Institute where he remained until his death  In 1896 he was the first scientist to attempt to calculate how changes in the levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could alter the surface temperature through the greenhouse effect

8 Things that could help  Recycle  Car Pool  New power sources  Hydrogen Power  Wind Power  Solar Energy

9 “An Inconvenient Truth” Movie  hoFbBM hoFbBM

10 Bibliography  "Al Gore." Environmental Encyclopedia. Gale, Biography in Context. Web. 19 Nov Document URLhttp://ic.galegroup.com/ic/bic1/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceD etailsWindow?query=&contentModules=&d  Klein, EzrA. "Al Gore's "Inconvenient Truth" Movie: Fact or Hype?" National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 23 Aug Web. 19 Nov  Lovgren, Stefan. "Al Gore's "Inconvenient Truth" Movie: Fact or Hype?" National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 25 May Web. 19 Nov  Uppenbrink, Julia. "Arrhenius and Global Warming." Science (1996): Biography in Context. Web. 20 Nov  micJournalsDetailsWindow?query=&pro\ micJournalsDetailsWindow?query=&pro\  


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