March 24, 2009 / 11:25 PM / 11 years ago

Gore to publish new global warming book in November

NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will publish a follow-up to his global warming awareness bestseller “An Inconvenient Truth” on Nov. 3.

The book will be called “Our Choice” and will describe solutions to global warming, the environmental crusader and U.S. publisher Rodale Inc. said in a statement on Tuesday.

“‘An Inconvenient Truth’ reached millions of people with the message that the climate crisis is threatening the future of human civilization and that it must and can be solved,” Gore said.

“Now that the need for urgent action is even clearer with the alarming new findings of the last three years, it is time for a comprehensive global plan that actually solves the climate crisis. ‘Our Choice’ will answer that call,” he said.

Gore was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his work to raise awareness about climate change and the same year also won an Academy Award for a documentary based on his slide show lecture and book “An Inconvenient Truth.”

He said he will donate all proceeds from “Our Choice” to the Alliance for Climate Protection. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

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