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  1. The Assault on Reason

    Posted Jun 29th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The Assault on Reason by Al Gore Bloomsbury, HK$144 The Assault on Reason is Al Gore's litany of inconvenient truths about the Bush administration. Gore argues American ... and reason'. Gore- who says America's founders believed a well-informed citizenry could 'secure liberty for individuals by substituting reason for brute force'- underscores ...

  2. Inspired by Gore's message and plea to save our troubled planet

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I recently watched the Al Gore film An Inconvenient Truth on HBO. I felt this was a film which told the truth about the problems facing our planet. The facts regarding global warming are beginning to unfold, but at too slow a pace. I was impressed by a line from the film, when Mr Gore said: 'It is up to us to solve this crisis.' I do not see the environmental problems we ...

  3. Gore's is a cry the whole world should heed

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Gore may have lost the US presidential race eight years ago, but today he commands the attention of a global audience and, arguably, enjoys greater prestige than the outgoing White ... warming. Mr Gore calls on America to give up polluting, coal-fired power plants and fossil fuels and switch to green energy sources such as wind, solar and geothermal power. He has set very high ...

  4. Climate change

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... That is now being addressed by two Bangladeshis who deserve to be better known outside and inside their country. Atiq Rahman and Saleemul Huq are not as well known as Al Gore, but all are linked to climate change studies- Mr Gore by bringing the issue into the public domain and the two Bangladeshis by their early recognition of what was coming and by pushing their research deeper ...

  5. This week's question Which political leader do you admire the most?

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Astha Agarwal, 14 Al Gore. I really admire what he's doing for the world. Global warming is a big problem for our planet and I think he has increased understanding and used his status to gain publicity for a very important cause. He is very determined and backs up his arguments with evidence. I really respect him for that. Chien Wei Lui, 15 I don't know much about ...

  6. channel hop

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... of eco-centric programmes, which this week range from the crusading and sobering to the raucous and entertaining. On his presidential campaign in 2000, Al Gore brandished a slide show on greenhouse gases. The views of Gore's opponent, George W. Bush, towards climate change have been well documented but while we all know who won the race, it is also clear many American voters do ...

  7. Mind mapping for a green future

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Students have put Tony Buzan's non-linear thinking technique to the test on HK's environment, writes Sara Yin Al Gore allegedly uses mind maps to study the environment. Last week, a group of local students tested Mr Gore's secret brainstorming weapon by participating in a mind-mapping contest. 'A Brain New World' was sponsored by Buzan Asia, Tony ...

  8. e-pal

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... we aren't Christians, we celebrate it with a family dinner, exchanging presents or going to church for Midnight Mass. My idol is Al Gore because he works so tirelessly to protect ...

  9. Read to enhance knowledge and win

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the organiser's book list. Many of the books on the list are international bestsellers which are popular reads among students. Nobel Prize winner Al Gore's hard-hitting work An Inconvenient Truth: ...

  10. Activist star warns of a titanic ending if the world doesn't act

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Gorbachev and physicist Stephen Hawking. The star said former US vice-president Al Gore, who made the award-winning 2006 environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth, played an influential role in his becoming an environmental activist. He said Mr Gore had brought up the issues of sustainability and global warming with him during a visit by DiCaprio to the White House 12 years ago. ...




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