Al Gore: A Generational Challenge to Repower America

NWF   |   July 17, 2008

Today former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore laid out an ambitious call to action to transform the way we generate and use electricity. 

He challenged America to commit to producing 100 percent of our electricity from renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources within ten years.

As energy prices climb to the top of the nation’s attention, a battle is waging between those who want to protect the status quo and those who are calling for a mobilization to rapidly move to a cleaner energy future that tackles the climate crisis, reduces dependency on fossil fuels, creates jobs, and gives Americans real energy choices.

We must now embrace this challenge and together we will change history. Watch the speech at

Published: July 17, 2008