Al Gore

At this year’s Power Shift 2011 conference, over 10,000 young environmental activists will be treated to an opening keynote by former Vice-President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, who will be speaking on the current climate change crisis and what we can do to increase clean energy projects around the world and help save our planet.


Power Shift 2011 Environmental Conference

The conference is taking place April 15 – 18th in Washington, D.C. and looks to attract young environmental leaders who can lead efforts towards clean energy solutions around the world, and overall make positive changes for the planet.


Al Gore, and other Power Shift 2011 Speakers

Of the Power Shift 2011 Conference, Al Gore had this to say:

“I’m coming to Power Shift because I truly believe we must lead the world to a clean energy future, and young leaders are the driving force behind the movement that will make it happen.”

Al Gore, who is currently acting chairman for the Alliance for Climate Protection, will be joined by other environmental activists speaking over the 4 day event, such as EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Van Jones, the founder of Green For All, and green author Bill McKibben.


Attending Power Shift 2011

If this conference sounds like something you would be interested in, be sure to register by clicking here ($80 if you’re a student, $100 if you’re a young professional, and $125 if you’re just a supporter). In order to get as many attendees as possible, the team behind Power Shift 2011, the Energy Action Coalition, have put together great options for travel – so visit this page if you are looking for someone to carpool with, or if you need a place to crash in Washington over the weekend.

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What’s Power Shift 2011 All About?

Watch this video from past years to get a glimpse into what you can expect from this year’s anti-climate change conference.

The weekend will certainly be filled with great information and positive atmosphere, so if you are able to attend, be sure to do so, and take a step towards spreading clean energy around the planet.

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