From Associated Content:
Shortly after Mr. Gore won his award, Melissa Etheridge won for her song "I Need to Wake Up" from An Inconvenient Truth. Upon accepting her Oscar, Etheridge shared: "mostly, I have to thank Al Gore-for inspiring us, inspiring me, showing us that caring about the earth is not Republican or Democrat, it's not red or blue, we are all green, this is our job now, we can become the greatest generation, the generation that changed, the generation that woke up, and did something, and changed."
"We need to solve the climate crisis. It's not a political issue, it's a moral issue,'' Gore said.