Apple has announced that former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Apple's environmental chief Lisa Jackson will be hosting a "climate optimism" discussion at its Union Square retail store in San Francisco on Wednesday.

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The duo will also share their insight on Earth Day initiatives, Apple's ongoing commitment to the environment, and ways that people can have an impact on climate and the environment through positive actions.

The free event begins on April 19 at 7:00 p.m. local time. Apple is accepting a limited number of reservations on its website.

(Thanks, Ryker!)

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s2mikey Avatar
90 months ago
What, like Ivanka did and got the flight delayed?
Ivanka isn't running around shoving Climate change garbage down people throats though like Al and his buddies. They can fly commercial. Drive electric cars. Not live in giant mansions that suck up more power then entire neighborhoods. Stuff like that. As soon as the climate change profiteers hand over their "stuff" I'll play the game too. Until then....get off my back and suck it. I'm not buying into the BS. Sorry.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Starflyer Avatar
90 months ago
I bet he flew in on his planet destroying jet...
[doublepost=1492437205][/doublepost]How can we have climate optimism, didn't we already pass the point of no return last year?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macs4nw Avatar
90 months ago
I bet he flew in on his planet destroying jet....
..... do as I say, not as I do?
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avanpelt Avatar
90 months ago
Al's found a hobby that nets him plenty of money and he feels like he's doing his part to "save the planet" on top of that. Good for him. Note that this article is from 2012. God knows how much money his "green" investments have made him since then: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/al-gore-has-thrived-as-green-tech-investor/2012/10/10/1dfaa5b0-0b11-11e2-bd1a-b868e65d57eb_story.html?utm_term=.de958e7ab817

Note that I, personally, have no problem with him making wise financial investments and profiting handsomely from them. I'm all for capitalism. I am suggesting, however, that he might not be such a vocal proponent of the green agenda if he wasn't simultaneously making money off said agenda.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ucfgrad93 Avatar
90 months ago
How should he arrive?
He could fly commercial instead of in a private jet.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
unlinked Avatar
90 months ago
What do you expect people to do?
Practice what they preach.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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