Al Gore
Name: Al Gore
Hobbies/Interests: environment

Al Gore, Jr. served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is currently an author, businessperson, and American environmental activist who starred in the 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won an Academy Award in 2007. Gore also wrote the book An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It, which won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album in February 2009.

Gore was involved in American politics for 24 years, serving first in the U.S. House of Representatives (197785) and later in the U.S. Senate (198593) before becoming vice president.

He is the recipient of numerous awards He and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. As well as receiving a Primetime Emmy Award for Current TV in 2007, and a Webby Award in 2005, he was named as runner-up for Time's 2007 Person of the Year.

Gore is currently the founder and chair of Alliance for Climate Protection, the co-founder and chair of Generation Investment Management, the co-founder and chair of Current TV, a member of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc., and a senior advisor to Google.Gore is also a partner in the venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, heading that firm's climate change solutions group.