Al Gore to speak at Duke

Posted March 2, 2010 2:35 p.m. EST

— Former Vice President Al Gore will give the 2010 spring Duke Environment and Society Lecture at 6 p.m. on April 8 place in Page Auditorium on Duke’s West Campus.

Gore shared in the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of environmental causes.

No admission is required, but attendance is limited. Tickets can be obtained at

“Since the beginning of his career, Al Gore has been relentless in his quest to bring the truth about global warming to the world, even when the world wasn’t listening,” said William L. Chameides, dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. “But the world can hear him now. We are fortunate and thrilled to have him bring his message to Duke.”