03/08/2013

Al Gore Envisions ‘The Future’

24:11 minutes

In his new book The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change, former vice president Al Gore takes a sweeping census of the variables affecting the future of life on Earth, including everything from robosourced labor and millisecond stock trading to genetic engineering and water shortages, and of course, climate change.

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Al Gore

Former vice president Al Gore is the author of The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change.

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Read an excerpt from The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change.

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About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.

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