December 13, 2000 - Concedes the election to Bush after the U.S. Supreme Court rules that another recount in Florida would be unconstitutional, 36 days after the election.
2001-present - Senior Advisor to Google.
2002 - Publishes "Joined at the Heart: The Transformation of the American Family," with Tipper Gore.
March 19, 2003 - Joins Apple Computer's Board of Directors.
May 4, 2004 - Announces intention to purchase Newsworld International from Vivendi Universal SA for an undisclosed price and plans to transform it into a network aimed at viewers ages 18-35.
August 1, 2005 - Gore's cable television channel, Current TV, debuts.
2006 - His crusade against global warming is featured in the book "An Inconvenient Truth: the Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do about It " and documentary "An Inconvenient Truth."
2007 - Publishes "The Assault on Reason."
February 9, 2007 - Joins Sir Richard Branson at a press conference announcing the $25 million Virgin Earth Challenge, a prize for a design to safely remove man-made greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Gore and Branson are among the judges.
February 15, 2007 - Announces a series of concerts called Live Earth to be held on all seven continents on July 7, 2007. The 24 hour music event is the kickoff of a campaign to "Save Our Selves (SOS)."
February 25, 2007 - "An Inconvenient Truth" wins an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
March 22, 2007 - Testifies at separate House and Senate events, urging legislation to curb climate change.
October 12, 2007 - Is co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for work on global warming.
October 26, 2007 - Receives the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation.
November 12, 2007 - Announces he is joining the venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers. He will help the company invest in start-up "green" companies. Gore will also donate his salary to the Alliance for Climate Protection.
November 2007 - Receives the International Emmy Founders Award at the 35th International Emmy Awards.
December 7, 2007 - Accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
February 12, 2009 - Receives NAACP Chairman's Award during the annual Image Award ceremony. The honor is given in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. This year's award is shared with Dr. Wangari Muta Maathai.
June 1, 2010 - Gore and wife Tipper, announce they are to separate after 40 years of marriage.
January 2, 2013 - Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera purchases Current TV for a reported $500 million, personally netting Gore an estimated $70 million.