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Gore, Al 1948-

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Works: 1,213 works in 2,488 publications in 10 languages and 125,401 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, pre, Speaker, Interviewee, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Host, Editor, Performer, Moderator, Reporter, Commentator, Honoree
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 363.73874
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An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it by Al Gore( Book )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 6,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this book, the author, former Vice President Al Gore brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness - and with humor, too - that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked
Earth in the balance : ecology and the human spirit by Al Gore( Book )

73 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 5,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive plan for saving the environment by addressing population, technology, and education
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore( Visual )

105 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
The assault on reason by Al Gore( Book )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith has created an environment dangerously hostile to reason. We live in an age when the 30-second television spot is the most powerful force shaping the electorate's thinking, and America is in the hands of an administration less interested than any previous administration in sharing the truth with the citizenry. Of even greater concern is this administration's disinterest in the process by which the truth is ascertained--an open inquiry in which unexpected and even inconvenient facts can lead to unexpected conclusions. Never has there been a worse time for us to lose the capacity to face the reality of our long-term challenges. Gore aims to make us more aware of the forces at work on our own minds, and to lead us to an understanding of what we can do to safeguard our future.--From publisher description
Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through actual footage, interviews and declassified documents, Michael Moore illustrates the connections President Bush has to the royal house of Saud of Saudia Arabia and the bin Ladens, how the president got elected on fraudulent circumstances and then proceeded to blunder through his duties while ignoring warnings of the looming betrayal by his foreign partners. When the treachery hits with the 9/11 attacks, Moore explains how Bush failed to take immediate action to defend the nation
The future : six drivers of global change by Al Gore( Book )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The consequential age we are living in will be remembered as one of the great turning points in civilization. Once we turn, though, where will we be? That is the compelling question Al Gore sets out to answer by examining the drivers of global change, connecting the dots among the social, economic, and political forces shaping our present and future. A rising global consciousness is forcing people around the world, but especially Americans, to rethink their basic assumptions about how the world works, and, even more fundamentally, how it should and can work. Borders matter less than ever. Technology is constantly reordering the way we live, think, work, learn, love, pray, and play"--
American Earth : environmental writing since Thoreau( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, the author, a writer and activist offers this anthology gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing from the last two centuries. "Each advance in environmental practice" in our nation's history, he observes in his introduction, "was preceded by a great book." In this work are the words that made a movement. Classics of the environmental imagination, the essays of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and John Burroughs; Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac; Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, are set alongside an emerging activist movement, revealed by newly uncovered reports of pioneering campaigns for conservation, passages from landmark legal opinions and legislation, and searing protest speeches. Throughout, some of America's greatest and most impassioned writers take a turn toward nature, recognizing the fragility of our situation on earth and the urgency of the search for a sustainable way of life. The anthology includes essays on overpopulation, consumerism, energy policy, and the nature of "nature" join ecologists' memoirs and intimate sketches of the habitats of endangered species, as well as a detailed chronology of the environmental movement and American environmental history
Our choice : a plan to solve the climate crisis by Al Gore( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former vice president and author of such best-sellers as "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Earth in the Balance" presents a follow-up work to address key environmental issues while profiling and evaluating possible solutions
From red tape to results : creating a government that works better & costs less : report by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph presents results of a 6-month study of the federal government and the Clinton Administration's proposal for a decade-long process of re-inventing the federal government's operations. Each of four major principles are presented in a chapter organized around specific steps towards its implementation. These principles are: cutting red tape, putting customers first, empowering employees to get results, and cutting back to basics. Appendices present recommendations organized by federal agency, a summary of expected savings, and major recommendations affecting governmental systems. The 12 recommendations for the Department of Education are: (1) redesign Chapter 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; (2) reduce the number of programs the department administers; (3) consolidate the Eisenhower Math and Science Education Program with Chapter 2; (4) consolidate National Security Education Act programs; (5) streamline and improve the Department's grants process; (6) provide incentives for the Department's debt collection service; (7) simplify and strengthen institutional eligibility and certification for participation in federal student aid programs; (8) create a single point of contact for program and grant information; (9) improve employee development opportunities in the Department; (10) eliminate the grantback statutory provision of the General Education Provisions Act; (11) build a professional, mission-driven structure for research; and (12) develop a strategy for technical assistance and information dissemination. (Contains 251 endnotes.) (Jb)
Putting people first : how we can all change America by Bill Clinton( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Arabic and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statements and plans by Clinton and Gore made in the early 90's on how they will put people first
Joined at the heart : the transformation of the American family by Al Gore( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the ways in which the American family is undergoing transformation, citing cultural shifts and economic pressures while sharing anecdotes about such topics as day care and technological advances
Common sense government : works better and costs less by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication reports on the progress of the Clinton Administration's effort to reinvent the Federal government bureaucracy and how it operates and serves citizens. Part 1, "a Government that Makes Sense," describes the progress that reinventing government has made and reviews the context in which the initiative was launched including analysis of how the Federal government became too bureaucratic and why it failed to keep up with technological advances. Part 2, "Getting Results," describes how the reinventing effort has tried to get results rather than focus on rules through regulatory overhaul. It describes specific examples of regulatory simplification and creative responses to getting services to citizens more effectively. Part 3, "Putting Customers First," describes the effort to learn what those who use government agencies want and to change services to meet customer desires. Part 4, "Getting Our Money's Worth," describes how this initiative has worked to manage money and other assets well and save significantly toward reducing the federal deficit through eliminating unnecessary programs, improving purchasing, and holding agencies accountable. The concluding Part reflects on the place of trust and personal responsibility in good government. Appendixes contain information on the status of the recommendations, new recommendations, regulatory reform efforts, summary of savings, and executive and legislative actions taken. (Each chapter contains reference notes.) (Jb)
The assault on reason by Al Gore( Recording )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Gore explains politics and why the American people need to be more aware of what is happening in the government
Our choice : how we can solve the climate crisis by Al Gore( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way we live is taking a toll on our planet. But we can make a choice to change things for the better. In this follow-up to his groundbreaking An Inconvenient Truth, former Vice President Al Gore explores the primary causes of the current climate crisis and what we can do to help solve it
The best kept secrets in government : a report to President Bill Clinton by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future : six drivers of global change by Al Gore( Recording )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is An Inconvenient Truth for everything, a sober assessment of the facts of the matters at hand, from population and partisanship to health and wealth to religion and technology. The consequential age we are living in will be remembered as one of the great turning points in civilization. Once we turn, though, where will we be? That is the compelling question Al Gore sets out to answer by examining the drivers of global change, and more
Businesslike government : lessons learned from America's best companies by Al Gore( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons learned from America's best companies, with Dilbert comic strips 115 pages
Creating a government that works better & costs less : status report by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Access America by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the President asked me in 1993 to lead the reinvention of government, the first thing I did was start talking with front-line federal employees about what was broken and how to fix it. In agency offices and at the National Performance Review (NPR), inspired teams worked day and night through the summer of 1993 generating ideas. They got a lot of help from the best in business, as well as state and local reinventors. When the work was finished, we had 1,200 actions that I recommended to the President. He reviewed them, gave them his endorsement, and made a personal commitment. He said, "Wherever this report says, the President should, ' this President will." Among the 1,200 recommended actions was a set of imaginative proposals to make government work better and cost less by reengineering through information technology. The idea of reengineering through technology is critical. We didn't want to automate the old, worn processes of government. Information technology (IT) was and is the great enabler for reinvention. It allows us to rethink, in fundamental ways, how people work and how we serve customers
Serving the American public : best practices in customer-driven strategic planning : Federal Benchmarking Consortium Study Report by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it
Alternative Names
Al Gore 45th Vice President of the United States

Al Gore Ameerika poliitik ja aseesimees

Al Gore American stjórnmálamaður og varaformaður

Al Gore americký politik, 45. viceprezident USA

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Эл Гор 45-й вице-президент США, лауреат Нобелевской премии мира

אל גור

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על גאר

آل جور

آل جور، 1948-

ال گور

ال گور سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

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جور، ألبرت، 1948-

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अल गोर

अल्बर्ट गोर

আল গোর

ਅਲ ਗੋਰ

ஆல் கோர்

അൽ ഗോർ

กอร์, อัล 1948-

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ཨཱལ་གྷོར།

အယ်လ် ဂိုး

ალბერტ გორი

고어, 알버트 1948-

고어, 앨 1948-

고어, 앨버트 1948-

고어, 엘버트 1948-

앨 고어

アル・ゴア

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ゴア, アル 1948-

阿尔·戈尔

戈爾

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Earth in the balance : ecology and the human spiritThe assault on reasonFahrenheit 9/11American Earth : environmental writing since ThoreauOur choice : a plan to solve the climate crisisFrom red tape to results : creating a government that works better & costs less : reportJoined at the heart : the transformation of the American familyCommon sense government : works better and costs less