Al Gore Picks Up Where He Left Off With "Our Choice"
In this much talked about new book, Al Gore (co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 and former US Vice Prez) illuminates the known solutions to the climate crisis and describes a comprehensive global strategy to implement them urgently. Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis picks up where An Inconvenient Truth left off and provides a careful, detailed blueprint for solving the global climate crisis and drawing on Gore’s 40 years of experience as a student, policymaker, author, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and activist.
Our Choice is an inspiring call to action for those ready to press for solutions that really work—including some bold initiatives that were deemed impossible only a short time ago but are now gaining support around the world. Since the publication of An Inconvenient Truth (both book and film—one of the high points not only of the environmental movement but also of the documentary tradition in America), Gore has led more than 30 “Solutions Summits” with top scientists, engineers, and policy experts to examine every solution to the climate crisis in depth and detail. He’s taken all that data and all those ideas, and with the help of a capable team of researchers he’s turned them into a book, Our Choice, an ambitious and entirely successful attempt to lay out all that we know about mainstream answers to global warming. It’s got chapters on solar electricity, wind energy, biofuels, nuclear power and even on geothermal energy, carbon sequestration, and much more. Lots of images, explanations, and details in over 400 pages.
Our Choice draws on conclusions developed through those summits as well as on extensive independent research, describing how the bold choices necessary to save the earth’s climate should also be the foundations of policies worldwide to create new jobs and stimulate sustainable economic progress.
As they did with An Inconvenient Truth, Al and Tipper Gore will donate 100% of the proceeds of the book to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a non-profit, non-partisan group dedicated to spreading awareness about the climate crisis and how to solve it. Our Choice has 100% recycled paper, locally produced and sourced editions, low VOC inks, and is carbon neutral.