List of awards received by Al Gore

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Al Gore has received a number of important awards and honors:

2012 awards and honors[edit]

  • 2012 Inaugural member of the Internet Hall of Fame given by the Internet Society (Global Connectors: "Recognizing individuals from around the world who have made significant contributions to the global growth and use of the Internet")[1]
  • In 2012, a fish species was named after him, Etheostoma gore, for his environmental vision, commitment, and accomplishments throughout decades of public service and his role in educating the public and raising awareness on the issue of global climate change[2]

2011 awards and honors[edit]

2010 awards and honors[edit]

2009 awards and honors[edit]

Al Gore receiving the Berkeley Medal, The University of California, Berkeley's highest honor, April 2009


2008 awards and honors[edit]

  • 2008 National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award (Theme: "A Climate of Change"): "The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and human rights efforts globally, through our collections, exhibitions, and educational programs." Diane Nash will also be honored.[9]
  • 2008 Named one of Foreign Policy Magazine's Top 100 Public Intellectuals[10]
  • 2008 Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, Carnegie Mellon University[11]
  • 2008 Doctor honoris causa, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne[12]
  • 2008 Dan David Prize: "Social Responsibility with Particular Emphasis on the Environment"[13]

2007 awards and honors[edit]

Gore receives the Nobel Peace Prize in the city hall of Oslo, 2007


Additional awards[edit]


  1. ^ 2012 Inductees, Internet Hall of Fame website. Last accessed April 24, 2012
  2. ^ [1], Fishbase, 2012.
  3. ^ [2]
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  6. ^ Al Gore Praises Blum Center, Students[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Scripps to salute centennial of UCSD founder/oceanographer Roger Revelle
  8. ^ NAACP SETS A DATE FOR IMAGE AWARDS: Nominees to be announced in January; ceremony to be held following month
  9. ^ "2008 Freedom Award Honors Al Gore and Diane Nash for 'A Climate of Change'". Wall Street Journal. August 19, 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-19. 
  10. ^ Top 100 Public Intellectuals
  11. ^ Gore tells CMU graduates they can become heroes, AP, May 19, 2008 
  12. ^ EPFL Research Day 2008, in the presence of Al Gore, April 15, 2008 
  13. ^ Al Gore and Amos Oz Among 2008 Dan David Prize Winners, February 12, 2008 
  14. ^ "House passes resolution to honor Gore's efforts". Retrieved 2008-01-11. 
  15. ^ "All Nobel Laureates". Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
  16. ^ Bono (2007-12-19). "TIME Person of the Year 2007 Runners-Up: Al Gore". TIME. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  17. ^ "Al Gore To Be Awarded Gothenburg Prize For Sustainability". SR International - Radio Sweden. Archived from the original on 2008-01-19. Retrieved 2008-01-06. 
  18. ^ 2007 Awards for the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  19. ^ "Al Gore". Prince of Asturias Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-07-17. 
  20. ^ Lisa Knox Burns. "Gore to People: It's Up to US" Archived 2008-04-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  21. ^ Academy Announces 2007 Class of Fellows
  22. ^ "Hon Doc for Al Gore". Concordia Journal. Retrieved 2007-06-14. 
  23. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-19. Retrieved 2014-10-12. 
  24. ^ A.P. (5 May 2005). "Webby Awards not laughing at Gore's contribution to Net Former Vice President of the United States". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-06-15. 
  25. ^ Carr, David (8 June 2005). "Accepting a Webby? Brevity, Please". American Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 2008-06-15. 
  26. ^ The Computerworld Honors Program: Honoring Those Who Use Information Technology to Benefit Society
  27. ^ Vice President Albert Gore Accepts Cisco Circle Award,, June 23, 1993, archived from the original on February 24, 2007