Al Gore talks climate change in SA

2014-03-14 17:17

Former US vice president Al Gore provides an overview of how climate change is being driven by humans and how the world is changing due to this.

Celestial charts favour Obama over Romney

2012-05-30 12:02

The votes are in and it is unanimous: Barack Obama will win re-election to the US presidency in November, according to five astrologers who have offered predictions.

Al Gore lampoons 'insane' Wall Street

2011-10-21 08:33

Former US vice president Al Gore has said he understood the Occupy Wall Street movement's anger at some of the "insane" elements of US corporate culture.

Gore in 24-hour inconvenient truth

2011-09-12 21:11

Former US vice president Al Gore will renew his 30-year campaign to convince sceptics of the link between climate change and extreme weather events this week in a 24-hour global multi-media event.

Gore 'grope' probe re-opened

2010-07-01 10:14

Police in the US state of Oregon have re-opened a 2006 investigation into allegations that former vice-president Al Gore groped a masseuse.

Al, Tipper Gore separate

2010-06-02 13:37

Former US vice-president Al Gore and his wife Tipper have decided to separate after 40 years of marriage.

Al Gore slams climate sceptics

2010-03-01 08:01

Former US Vice President Al Gore on has taken aim at sceptics who doubt the reality of human-caused climate change, saying the problem is real and urgent.

Bill Gates takes on climate change

2010-02-13 09:00

Bill Gates has broken from philanthropic work fighting poverty and disease to take on another threat to the world's poor - climate change.

Polar ice may go in 5 years

2009-12-14 19:16

Al Gore has told the UN climate conference that new data suggests that the Arctic polar ice cap may disappear in the summertime as soon as five to seven years from now.

Space clown excited to launch

2009-09-28 20:05

Two days before he is to blast off for the ISS, Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte cracked jokes, donned his trademark red nose and flashed with enthusiasm over the venture that he wants to be both entertaining and educational.

Energy creates new job sector

2009-06-22 21:10

More investment in renewable energy would create much-needed jobs at a time when the world is struggling with rising unemployment.

US 'deeply concerned'

2009-06-08 09:36

The United States is "deeply concerned" by North Korea's sentencing of two American journalists to 12 years in a labour camp.

US to punish North Korea

2009-06-05 09:06

The US is reportedly preparing financial measures to punish North Korea for illicit weapons trade and counterfeit activities.


Al-Jazeera pays $500m for US Current TV

2013-01-04 13:04

Pan-Arab Al-Jazeera has paid $500m to acquire Current TV, the left-leaning cable news network co-founded by former Vice President Al Gore.

TopTV to lose Current TV

2012-01-13 07:17

Pay TV operator TopTV is set to lose another channel, Current TV, as the news channel's set-up in Britain is facing closure due to underperformance.

Reality campaign kicks off

2011-09-15 16:38

An internet campaign spearheaded by former US vice president Al Gore to raise awareness about climate change has begun airing its day-long broadcast around the world.

Gore: Obama has failed to lead on climate

2011-06-23 10:39

Former US vice president and environmental activist Al Gore has accused President Barack Obama of failing to lead on climate change.

Gore: Saving climate is cheaper

2010-06-09 08:06

Poorer countries that have borne the brunt of climate change's effects will save, not lose, money by putting in place ways to rescue the environment, Al Gore has said.

Al and Tipper Gore to separate

2010-06-01 19:00

Former vice president Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, have decided to separate after 40 years of marriage.

Gore to attend enviro-meeting

2010-02-26 13:15

Former US vice president Al Gore and Avatar director James Cameron will attend the International Sustainability Forum in Brazil.

SA, Brazil, India vital for deal

2009-12-23 19:00

The emergence of China, India, SA and Brazil as a grouping was the most significant outcome of the climate talks in Copenhagen, says the UN Climate chair.

Gore releases book follow-up

2009-11-04 22:39

Al Gore has released a follow-up to his 2006 bestseller An Inconvenient Truth, the former US vice-president's rallying cry against global warming.

'Climate change laws crucial'

2009-09-24 08:15

Former US vice president Al Gore has urged United States senators to pass climate change legislation, saying it is the "crucial step" in solving the climate crisis.

US families plead with N Korea

2009-06-09 07:15

The families of two US journalists sentenced to 12 years hard labour have pleaded with North Korea to show compassion.

US journalists get 12 years

2009-06-08 07:04

North Korea has found two US journalists guilty of entering the state illegally and sentenced both to 12 years of hard labour.

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