Al Gore has received a number of important awards and honors. And last night, to cap it all off, Gore's print version of An Inconvenient Truth won the Grammy for best spoken-word album, thanks to its release as an audio book. -- Oscar winner Al Gore to Leonardo DiCaprio, who asked if there was anything the former vice president wanted to announce at the ceremony. Vice President Al Gore delivered his acceptance speech to delegates at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. (Although the Oscar actually went to director Davis Guggenheim, Gore gave an acceptance speech.) 10 hours ago — Melissa C. Lott | Opinion, 11 hours ago — John Fialka and E&E News, November 26, 2020 — Jason Kane and PBS NewsHour. Vice President Al Gore delivered his acceptance speech to delegates at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. Subscribers get more award-winning coverage of advances in science & technology. 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Gore was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982 and the U.S. Senate in 1984 and 1990. The Gore-monger. Barack Obama, who has yet to collect an Oscar or a Nobel (but who boasts a better record in Florida politics than Gore), has brought home two Grammys in the spoken-word category himself for readings of his books Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope. Al Gore Former Vice President Al Gore is the cofounder and chairman of Generation Investment Management, and the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis. I have over a thousand of these." © 2020 Scientific American, a Division of Nature America, Inc. Support our award-winning coverage of advances in science & technology. Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore took center stage at the Oscars as the big-screen adaptation of his slide-show lecture about the perils of global warming won Academy Awards for … Report profane or abusive content. Al Gore Official portrait, 1994 45th Vice President of the United States In office January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001 President Bill Clinton Preceded by Dan Quayle Succeeded by Dick Cheney United States Senator from Tennessee In office January 3, 1985 – January 2, 1993 Preceded by Howard Baker Succeeded by Harlan Mathews Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee In … Gore uses Oscar speech to plug environmental cause. Just moments ago, I spoke with George W. Bush … Report Video Issue Al Gore "I'm just here for the movies, Leo." Which is not really true. 2017 Honorary Doctorate, University of Melbourne. ... Al Gore announced last night that for the first time, the Academy Awards had a green theme. His movie won an Oscar. Photo of Al Gore receiving the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize by Kjetil Bjørnsrud via Wikimedia Commons. Story Highlights • Al Gore's movie, "An Inconvenient Truth," wins Oscar for best documentary • Movie … Gore-stradmus. Alzheimer's behind the wheel: A medical test to determine if people with the disease should be driving? Holiday Sale: Save 25%. Javascript must be enabled in order to access C-SPAN videos. Explore our digital archive back to 1845, including articles by more than 150 Nobel Prize winners. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Gore-Mary Abraham. *This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning. Then he was awarded, along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. (Although the Oscar actually went to director Davis Guggenheim, Gore gave an acceptance speech.) Gore-magnificent. --Jon Stewart "Congratulations to Al Gore. 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On October 12, 2007, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for