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Climate Reality Leadership Training in New York

Make a difference on climate change.

This November, learn how you can make a just clean energy future a reality by joining the Climate Reality Leadership Community and training with former US Vice President Al Gore in Accra, Ghana.



APRIL 12-14, 2024


Application Closed March 24

Learn What a Climate-Changed Future Means for You

You know climate change threatens our planet and our future. Now learn what you can do.

This spring, join former Vice President Al Gore and an all-star lineup of thought leaders, experts, and organizers in New York City for a Climate Reality Leadership training hosted by THE ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE PROTECTION® exploring the climate crisis today and the road to a sustainable tomorrow.

Join us in New York for incredible conversations, skill sessions, and networking opportunities. You’ll learn what climate change means for you and get the know-how and tools to make a real difference.

With chapters driving change across the US, you'll also join a global network of 3.5 million.

The training is free to attend. American Sign Language interpreting services will be provided and Spanish simultaneous interpretation will be available for some sessions. Habrá interpretación simultánea en español en algunas sesiones.


Who Should Apply?

  • Young people interested in joining the climate movement or taking their skills to the next level. 
  • Grassroots activists and community leaders looking to broaden their networks and deepen their impact.  
  • Business leaders looking to understand challenges for their sector and embrace clean energy and real sustainability at their companies.
  • Local and state government officials and civil servants building resilient communities and clean energy economies.
  • Faith leaders connecting their beliefs and climate action.
  • Individuals ready to make a difference on climate.

What Will You Gain from Attending?

  • A deeper understanding of the climate crisis and the solutions in our hands today.
  • Critical communications and advocacy skills to drive change.
  • The opportunity to drive policy change at local, state, and national levels.
  • A wide network of like-minded advocates from across sectors.  
  • Opportunities to make a difference through Climate Reality campaigns and community chapters across the US.
  • An introduction to critical climate legislation in 2024 and how you can support key measures. 

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