Al Gore turns to live stream & extreme weather for new movement

Al Gore is turning to the intersection of digital media and extreme weather to launch a new social movement around fighting climate change. It’s called the Climate Reality Project, and the first event will live stream content that shows how extreme weather has affected people’s lives. The event will take place on September 14 and 15.

Last week I wrote about how the 24-7 Internet and news cycle of extreme weather events, combined with social media, could potentially finally offer the spark needed for a green web movement around fighting climate change. What do you think? Will you watch this event?