Leaders of the European Union Friday announced a climate and energy package aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.
By PBS NewsHour
Finland's former president Martti Ahtisaari won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his career of diplomatic efforts and skillful negotiations to buoy peacemaking and resolve international conflicts.
Buoyed by spirited speeches, the GOP convention came to a close Thursday night. Analysts Mark Shields, David Brooks and a panel of historians discuss the strengths and weaknesses of John McCain's acceptance speech and the GOP message of "change" in…
Former Vice President Al Gore tooks the stage on the final night of the Democratic convention at Denver's Invesco Field, reflecting on his 2000 presidential bid and his efforts to combat climate change. Following is text of his speech.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Former Vice President and Nobel laureate Al Gore outlined a bold climate goal for the nation Thursday, challenging the U.S. to create every kilowatt of electricity through renewable energy sources within 10 years.
The U.N. climate change conference ended in Bali Saturday with a last-minute deal that sets the terms of a "roadmap" for a new climate change treaty. The talks were described as emotional, with discontent directed toward U.S. objections to specific…
Among the week's news, former Vice President Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize for his climate change work and former Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., debuted in his first presidential debate. Analysts David Brooks and E.J. Dionne discuss the week's…
Former Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. Michael Oppenheimer, a member of the U.N. panel, discusses the honor and how the group's work has furthered the debate on climate…
Hundreds of music stars are expected to perform at the Live Earth concert over the weekend, which is set to draw attention to the world's environmental problems. A Rolling Stone editor discusses the cultural impact of the show.
Former Vice President Al Gore speaks with Gwen Ifill about his new book, "The Assault on Reason," which criticizes the Bush administration and the diminishing role of logic in America, among other issues.
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