Foundation WatchAl Gore’s Carbon CrusadeThe Money and Connections Behind It
By Deborah Corey Barnes | Aug 2007
Former Vice President Al Gore’s crusade against carbon dioxide emissions could make him millions of dollars. With help from friends at Goldman Sachs, Gore has established a network of organizations to promote the “climate crisis”—and keep himself in the spotlight. Gore’s crusade already has had an enormous impact on corporate decision-making and government policies. But how will it affect his personal and political fortunes?......CLARIFICATION: The article indicated that Henry (Hank) Paulson, the Goldman Sachs CEO who later became U.S. Treasury Secretary, was “co-founder” of Generation Investment Management (GIM). Paulson played a role in the creation of GIM, but the firm does not identify him as a co-founder.
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