July 2008: He challenged America to generate 100% of our electricity
from sources that do not lead to global warming -- and to do it
within 10 years. Meeting this ambitious goal would create millions
of new jobs, lead to permanently lower energy costs for families
and help America lead the fight against global warming.
And candidate for President, Barack Obama said, "I strongly
agree with Vice President Gore that we cannot drill our way to energy
independence, but must fast-track investments in renewable sources
of energy like solar power, wind power and advanced biofuels."