12 Facts About Karenna Gore


Karenna Aitcheson Gore was born on August 6,1973 and is an American author, lawyer, and climate activist.


Karenna Gore is the eldest daughter of former US vice president Al Gore and Tipper Gore and the sister of Kristin Gore, Sarah Gore Maiani, and Albert Gore III.


Karenna Gore was born in Nashville, Tennessee, and grew up there as well as in Washington, DC.


Karenna Gore later wrote for El Pais in Spain and Slate in Seattle.


Karenna Gore was the Youth Outreach Chair on her father's 2000 presidential campaign.


Karenna Gore introduced her father during the launching of his campaign.


Karenna Gore left that job to work in the non-profit sector as director of community affairs for the Association to Benefit Children, and as a volunteer in the legal center of Sanctuary for Families.


Karenna Gore is an expert in the United Nations' Harmony with Nature Knowledge Network.


Karenna Gore has been heavily involved in climate activism, both in writing and direct action, including opposition to the construction of new pipelines and other infrastructure to support the fossil fuel industry.


In 2016, Karenna Gore was part of the successful campaign against a fracked gas pipeline through New York state, publishing an op-ed in the New York Times on the issue.


In June 2016, Karenna Gore was among 23 protesters who were arrested for demonstrating at the site of construction of a pipeline in Boston that would carry fracked gas for the Houston-based Spectra company.


Karenna Gore subsequently published an opinion piece, "Why I was arrested in West Roxbury," in The Boston Globe.