An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

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Rodale, May 24, 2006 - Science - 325 pages
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An Inconvenient Truth--Gore's groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance--is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia presentations on global warming that Gore created and delivers to groups around the world. With this book, Gore, who is one of our environmental heroes--and a leading expert--brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness--and with humor, too--that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked. This riveting new book--written in an accessible, entertaining style--will open the eyes of even the most skeptical.

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an essential book about climate change.

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This book by former Vice President Al Gore is an essential book about global warming and climate change it should serve as a wake up call began with Earth In The Balance to us to protect our environment from futher damage. The lives and generations we put as risk are and will be our own. Read full review

one of the most important books of the century...

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Everyone and I do mean EVERYONE needs to read this book and see the film. This is the biggest issue of our time and people are just ignoring it going on about their old ways when we already hold the ... Read full review

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Al Gore was the forty-fifth Vice President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. Gore also served in the U. S. House of Representatives (1977-85) and the U. S. Senate (1985-93), representing Tennessee. Gore was the Democratic nominee for president in the 2000 election.

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