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    May 13, 2013 | 10:41 AM

    The Climate Reality Project Announces 2013 Climate Leadership Corps Training Dates

    Boulder, CO (May 13, 2013) – The Climate Reality Project today announced training dates for its popular Climate Reality Leadership Corps. The Climate Reality Leadership Corps currently includes more than 4000 Climate Leaders from 58 countries. More information on the training programs can be found at http://www.climaterealityproject.org/leadership-corps/.

    Now in their sixth year, these intensive three-day training sessions will be led in part by Al Gore and will bring together an All Star roster of some of the world’s leading climate scientists, media and communications experts, and practitioners to share the latest science of climate change, best practices in public speaking and social media, leadership skills, and communication strategies. The dates for the Climate Leader trainings are June 14-16 in Istanbul, Turkey, and July 30-August 1 in Chicago, Illinois. Both trainings require formal applications, which can be accessed at http://www.climaterealityproject.org/leadership-corps/.

    The Climate Leadership Corps program trains volunteers from around the world to deliver the Climate Reality message using a multimedia presentation to enable them to serve as climate leaders in their communities. Climate Leaders emerge from training sessions as energized and skilled communicators with the knowledge, tools, and drive to spread the climate change message with such diverse audiences as business leaders, schools, faith communities, and policy makers at every level.

    “Along with dozens of the world’s leading experts on climate change, I look forward to personally meeting and working with the thousands of new Climate Leader at this summer’s trainings,” said Al Gore, Chairman and Founder of The Climate Reality Project. “Climate Leaders play an enormously influential role by connecting the dots between the high-level science and the daily lives of their audiences in simple and accessible terms.”

    “The Climate Leader trainings are thoughtfully constructed to provide a full suite of skills to empower the next generation of climate activists to effectively communicate the climate crisis within their communities,” said Maggie L. Fox, President and CEO of The Climate Reality Project.

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    About The Climate Reality Project The Climate Reality Project is one of the world’s leading organizations dedicated to mobilizing action around climate change. With a global movement more than 5 million strong and a grassroots network of trained Climate Leaders, we are spreading the truth and unleashing the cultural momentum to solve the climate crisis. Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore is the Founder and Chairman of The Climate Reality Project. For more information, visit www.climaterealityproject.org or follow us on Twitter at @ClimateReality.