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    HOUSTON, TEXAS
    August 16-18

    ATTEND THE NEXT TRAINING

    Application deadline is July 11, 2016.

    About

    OVER THE COURSE OF THREE DAYS, PARTICIPANTS WILL:
    • Learn from our Founder and Chairman former US Vice President Al Gore, how to communicate the urgency of the climate crisis to people everywhere
    • Learn how to combine science and solutions to engage audiences
    • Learn to inspire others to take action
    • Hear from subject experts in such fields as strategic communications, climate science, and grassroots organizing
    • Network with global leaders and influencers
    • Information about the training venue and accommodations will be emailed to participants after they have been accepted to the training

    There is no cost to attend the training. However, participants must pay for their own travel and accommodations.

     

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    AL GORE
    OUR CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER

    Former Vice President Al Gore is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. He is a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a member of Apple, Inc.'s board of directors. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization he founded that is focused on solutions for the global climate crisis.
    Gore was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982 and to the U.S. Senate in 1984 and 1990. He was inaugurated as the 45th Vice President of the United States on January 20, 1993, and served eight years. 
    He is the author of the bestsellers Earth in the Balance, An Inconvenient Truth, The Assault on Reason, Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis, and most recently, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. He is the subject of an Oscar-winning documentary and was selected as the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate for "informing the world of the dangers posed by climate change."
    Former Vice President Gore was born on March 31, 1948, and resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

     

    KEN BERLIN
    PRESIDENT AND CEO, THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT

    Ken Berlin is the President and CEO of The Climate Reality Project. Ken has devoted his career to leadership on environment, energy and climate change issues. A trusted advisor to businesses, non-profits and federal and state governments, Ken has been recognized as one of the top climate change attorneys in the world and has extensive expertise on international environmental issues ranging from clean energy to biodiversity. Most recently, Ken chaired the Skadden Arps Environmental and Climate Change practices and served as the Executive Vice-President and General Counsel for the Coalition for Green Capital. He was also a leader in establishing the Climate Speakers Network. In 2012, Ken served as Chair of the Obama Energy and Environment Team.

    RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A LEADER

    You know our climate is changing. You want to make a difference. We’ll show you how. Join us for a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training and work with former US Vice President Al Gore and renowned climate scientists and communicators to learn about what’s happening to our planet and how you can use social media, powerful storytelling, and personal outreach to inspire audiences to take action. Give us three days. We’ll give you the tools to change the world.

     

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    WHEN THE NEED IS GREAT, GREAT LEADERS STAND UP

    Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Join the citizen leaders with the courage and commitment to meet it.

    PEER-TO-PEER
    COMMUNICATION

    When you speak, your friends and family members listen. Learn how to turn this respect into results and lead your community in working for climate solutions.

    SPREADING THE
    WORD

    Climate Reality Leaders are spreading the word about the truth of climate change and the solutions we have today in over 100 countries, making a global challenge a personal issue for citizens on every continent.

    WHO COMES TO A CLIMATE REALITY LEADER TRAINING?

    Everyone. Whether you're a seasoned community leader, a concerned parent, a business executive, or a nine-year-old student, you can help create a healthy future for the planet. Climate Reality Leaders come from all walks of life, but all come with the same deep desire to make a difference and help solve the climate crisis.

     

    WHY YOU SHOULD COME

    You'll learn

    • The science of climate change
    • How it’s transforming daily life for communities around the world
    • The solutions that are available today
    • Powerful storytelling, public speaking, and social media networking techniques
    • Media engagement strategies
    • Best practices in grassroots organizing
    • How activists like you are building momentum for solutions around the world

     

    WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING ABOUT THE TRAININGS

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    Sanjit Bunker Roy Founder, Barefoot College
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    Mayalu Kokometi Waurá Txucarramãe Indigenous Leader, Mebêngôkrê Nyre Movement
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    Premier Kathleen Wynne Premier of Ontario
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    Larry Schweiger Former President and CEO, National Wildlife Federation
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    Senator Rob Hogg Iowa Senator
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    Dr. Robin Gunning Principal Research Scientist, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
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    Atossa Soltani Founder and Executive Director, Amazon Watch
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    Carlos Zegarra Executive Director, Sachamama
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    Ajay Mathur Director General, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India
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    Vanessa Hauc Journalist, Telemundo Network
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    Merran Smith Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada
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    Kumi Nadoo Executive Director, Greenpeace International

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    Founder and Chairman,
    The Climate Reality Project

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