HYDE PARK — There’s still a chance to see former Vice President Al Gore speak on the University of Chicago’s campus Monday for those who couldn’t get a ticket to the sold-out event.
The 6 p.m. lecture at the Chicago Theological, 1407 E. 60th St., will be streamed live on the Institute of Politics’ website, politics.uchicago.edu.
Gore is a well-known advocate for increased action to mitigate the effects of climate change, will talk about the issue along with sustainability and the future, the university said.
"From stronger and more frequent storms that take lives and damage infrastructure, to deeper droughts and heat waves that hurt agriculture and threaten water supplies, to rising seas that threaten our coastal cities — the way Miami Beach is already threatened — the costs of carbon are growing rapidly," Gore wrote on his website on Tuesday.
"The good news is that we now have the technologies and alternatives we need to really solve the climate crisis — but we must start acting now."
Gore will speak for about 40 minutes and then take audience questions. David Axelrod, director of the institute, will facilitate the conversation, the university said.
To get on the waitlist to attend the event in person, visit eventbrite.com/e/former-vice-president-al-gore-registration-11009978141?ref=ebapi.
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