An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth

A Global Warning

DVD - 2006
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Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.
Published: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2006.
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9781415724781
1415724784
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.7387 INC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (96 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.

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DesLi
Nov 09, 2015

This movie is not a bad production but very outdated. Find a updated video on global warming.

LRS1969 Jun 14, 2015

Regardless of what Stanley has to say, here, some 9 years later, it is so absolutely obvious that the concerns expressed here are what is currently taking place.

It is like Rick Santorum, who CONSTANTLY talks about Climate Change (as a Flat Earther), whining about Pope Francis expressing his strong concerns about Climate Change and Man's involvement. And specifically about the Pope not being qualified to talk about such a subject.... And then it being brought out that Santorum, a Roman Catholic (with NO science background) did not even know that the Pope has a Master's Degree in Chemistry and is extremely well studied in Environmental Science.

When over 98% of Climate Change scientists and Environmental Science experts agree that Climate Change is real and that Man has had a significant impact on its occurrence, well, it is time to stop making silly ideological comments and start working together to turn things around - if not too late!

See also the similar documentary from 2008 titled "The 11th Hour". Very good also.

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SteveGW
Jun 14, 2015

-Ice ages have been coming and going for eons. -The last 20 years have shown zero warming.
-Man produces less than 1/2 of 1 percent of C02 on the planet.
-It was warmer in the 15th century than it is now.
-The greatest warming in the 20th century was between 1935 and 1950.

Stanleyh Aug 21, 2014

Childish drivel for people who have the absolute minimum understanding of earth science.

Brought to you by the same guy who gave you NAFTA.

He stands to make mega-millions off of carbon trading.

Rinve Jul 13, 2012

I salute 2 Al Gore. I havent read the book but I plan 2 read it sometime...but from what I hav watched....he teaches how global warming will effect the earth in 10 yrs or so if we dont act up...the earth will flood, the ice caps are already melting and the animals are losing their homes..its just terrible...the Earth is at risk now even in 2012 with earthquakes, hot summers, fires, hurricanes, etc...the problem is that sum ppl dnt really care or dnt pay attention 2 these issues..cmon ppl act up! We can save the planet !...just saying...watch this or read it

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Arthur Blenheim
Apr 22, 2011

A few people of the Flat World Society have denounced this film. Is it because global warming doesn't exist? Is it because there is no climate crisis? I remember reading about the effects of greenhouse gases since 1980 school textbooks. I think it's safe to say that Al Gore didn't create global warming in his mind in 2005. So, what is the motive of these people, then? That's easy: addressing the climate crisis rocks the boat of the current energy profiteers who know that alternative energy and wind turbines will affect the way the natural gas and oil industry is perceived, hence the contemporary American marketing firms and p.r. campaigns where expensive lobbyists have been known to buy a U.S. congressperson or two, and dump money into smearing those with strong alternative energy convictions. Now that I've said that, I can defend this movie on its justified claims! I took Astronomy at a university in 2006, and my own text book had a whole chapter on this subject that contains a few of the same, exact charts and data that was used in Mr. Gore's film to discuss the existence of the climate crisis: "The Essential Cosmic Perspective," 4th ed. I'm talking about this film as a documentary, but as a film, it well-exceeded expectations. It is quite masterfully done. It never bores like other documentaries. This film is one of the five best of its year, and the people who rate this with bomb ratings are people who are siding with energy industry's public relations marketing as justification to ignore the quality of the film based on the issue that motivates it rather than the film as a work of art.

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becker
Sep 18, 2010

Great presentation of key environmental data,

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Teyfor8Wyoma
Jul 11, 2010

It was a good eye-opener and motivational.

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Omer_Younus
Apr 11, 2010

This is an amazing eye opener for people and how they would normaly see the world. Please help protect the earth and the people on it.

lucky Mar 07, 2009

Very informational documentary on global warming and what it's doing to our world.

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Rinve Jul 13, 2012

"If you love your planet, if you love your children, if you want to be alive for more years and stay in this planet, you have 2 watch this film and act up! " :D

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Jul 10, 2008

It's important to rescue the frog

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