February 02, 2012 | 8:39 AM
The fate of the Adelie Penguins
By: Al Gore
There is an important lesson for us in the story of the Adelie penguins. In Antarctica, as elsewhere, subtle changes in the local environment can have devastating impacts on all the living beings that depend on it. As the global climate continues to change, we can expect to hear different versions of these kinds of impacts many times over.
February 01, 2012 | 12:07 PM
Women in a warming world: Pioneers for changeWomen aren't just impacted by climate change; they're also critical agents of change. As UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres explains: "We are 50% of the population around the world and we represent more than 50% of the solution."
February 01, 2012 | 9:03 AM
Troubled oceans at the bottom of the world
The climate crisis is a problem of multiple dimensions. Rising ocean temperatures alone have the potential to disrupt the web of life in the ocean. Acidifying oceans, a result of the same carbon dioxide pollution that is warming our planet, are magnifying the problem even further.
January 31, 2012 | 9:36 AM
From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The story of rising seas
By: Al Gore
Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.