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Gore, Al 1948-

Overview
Works: 1,173 works in 2,329 publications in 15 languages and 122,825 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Documentary films  Pictorial works  Educational films  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction films  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other, Host, Performer, Scenarist, Moderator, Editor, Honoree, Reporter
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 363.73874
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Al Gore
Publications by Al Gore
Most widely held works about Al Gore
 
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Most widely held works by Al Gore
An inconvenient truth : the planetary emergency of global warming and what we can do about it by Al Gore( Book )
79 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 6,492 libraries worldwide
This young readers' version of the recent documentary film's companion adult volume cuts the page count by about a third but preserves the original's cogent message and many of its striking visuals. After explaining that his interest in the environment predates even his mother's reading of Silent Spring aloud to him as a teenager, Gore proceeds to document steeply rising carbon dioxide levels in our atmosphere, and then to link that to accelerating changes in temperature and precipitation patterns worldwide. Using easy-to-grasp graphics and revealing before-and-after photos, he shows how glaciers and ice shelves are disappearing all over the globe with alarming speed, pointing to profound climate changes and increased danger from rising sea levels in the near future. O'Connor rephrases Gore's arguments in briefer, simpler language without compromising their flow, plainly intending to disturb readers rather than frighten them. He writes measured, matter-of-fact prose, letting facts and trends speak for themselves but, suggesting that "what happens locally has worldwide consequences," he closes with the assertion that we will all have to "change the way we live our lives." Like the film, this title may leave readers to look elsewhere for both documentation and for specific plans of action, but as an appeal to reason it's as polished and persuasive as it can be
Earth in the balance : ecology and the human spirit by Al Gore( Book )
100 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 5,711 libraries worldwide
Presents a comprehensive plan for saving the environment by addressing population, technology, and education
An inconvenient truth by Davis Guggenheim( visu )
97 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,396 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 )
41 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,962 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( visu )
32 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,931 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
Our choice : a plan to solve the climate crisis by Al Gore( Book )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 2,507 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
American Earth : environmental writing since Thoreau ( Book )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
As America and the world grapple with the consequences of global environmental change, writer and activist, Bill McKibben offers this unprecedented, inspiring and timely anthology gathering the best and most significant American environmental writing from the last two centuries
The future : six drivers of global change by Al Gore( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,974 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"--
From red tape to results : creating a government that works better & costs less : report by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )
28 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,398 libraries worldwide
This report contains historic change in the way the government works. It's about moving from red tape to results to create a government that works better and costs less
Putting people first : how we can all change America by Bill Clinton( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,276 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 )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,210 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 )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
The federal government is ailing and needs a cure. The cure lies in embracing a principle long known to the American people but little recognized by Washington - until now: common sense. In this pathbreaking report, Vice President Al Gore, presiding over the National Performance Review, at the request of President Clinton, charts a fundamental shift in how government conducts itself. This report understands that a government that recognizes who its real customers are, works with them to understand their needs, and puts them first, not last, is a government that deserves to govern
The assault on reason by Al Gore( Sound Recording )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Al Gore explains politics and why the American people need to be more aware of what is happening in the government
The best kept secrets in government : a report to President Bill Clinton by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )
7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Businesslike government : lessons learned from America's best companies by Al Gore( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Lessons learned from America's best companies, with Dilbert comic strips 115 pages
Access America by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )
6 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 591 libraries worldwide
This report contains recommendations for reinventing government, including providing all Americans with services electronically, and using technology to increase government productivity
Improving regulatory systems : accompanying report of the National Performance Review, Office of the Vice President by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Mission-driven, results-oriented budgeting : accompanying report of the National Performance Review by National Performance Review (U.S.)( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
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 No Linguistic Content and held by 577 libraries worldwide
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 511 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Al Gore 45th Vice President of the United States
Al Gore americký politik, 45. viceprezident USA
Al Gore Amerikaans politicus
Al Gore amerikansk politikar
Al Gore amerikansk politiker
Al Gore maika-45 a Bise Presidente ti Estados Unidos iti Amerika
Al Gore Phó Tổng thống Hoa Kỳ thứ 45 và người đoạt giải Nobel Hòa bình
Al Gore politicien américain
Al Gore político americano
Al Gore político estadounidense
Al Gore politico statunitense
Al Gore polityk amerykański (Partia Demokratyczna)
Al Gore US-amerikanischer Politiker, 45. Vizepräsident der USA
Albert Arnold Gore
Albert Gore
Albert Qor
Albertus Arnoldus Gore
Els Gors
Gore, Al
Gore, Al 1948-
Gore , Albert
Gore Albert 1948-....
Gore, Albert Arnold 1948-
Gore, Albert Arnold 1948- Jr
Gore , Albert Arnold <jr.>
Gore, Albert Arnold, Jr., 1948-
Gors, Als 1948-
Ǧūr, Āl 1948-
Αλ Γκορ
Ал Гор
Аль Гор
Альберт Гор
Альбэрт Гор
Гор, Ал
Гор, Ал 1948-
Гор, Альберт
Гор, Альберт 1948-
Эл Гор 45-й вице-президент США, лауреат Нобелевской премии мира
אל גור
גור, אל 1948-
על גאר
آل جور
آل جور، 1948-
ال گور
ال گور سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی
ایل گور
جور، آل
جور، ألبرت، 1948-
غور، آل، 1948-
अल गोर
अल्बर्ट गोर
আল গোর
ਅਲ ਗੋਰ
ஆல் கோர்
അൽ ഗോർ
กอร์, อัล 1948-
อัล กอร์
ཨཱལ་གྷོར།
အယ်လ် ဂိုး
ალბერტ გორი
고어, 알버트 1948-
고어, 앨 1948-
고어, 앨버트 1948-
고어, 엘버트 1948-
앨 고어
アル・ゴア
ゴア, アル
ゴア, アル 1948-
阿尔·戈尔
戈爾
Languages
English (498)
French (22)
German (16)
Spanish (16)
Chinese (14)
Japanese (9)
Italian (6)
Swedish (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Russian (3)
Korean (3)
Arabic (2)
Turkish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Hebrew (1)
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