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“I saw the movie, read the book, and attended a live lecture by Gore at ASU's Gammage auditorium. I think the title says it all. It's inconvenient, so people like to poke fun and dismiss it (worse snow ever! global warming must not be true!) but global warming is misunderstood and underestimated. ...”see full review » see other reviews »
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“I read this ... Gore makes a lot of assumptions and generalities, and bases his stats and predictions on computer models which are based on speculation. The "hockey stick" graph is in error. Not all mountain glaciers are shrinking. Some are growing. The earth goes through cycles of warming...”see full review » see other reviews »
“Watched the movie which is made from the book. ”Nan wrote this review Monday, November 11, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Very fascinating, short but sweet, and wonderful pictures. ”Alexander M wrote this review Saturday, August 24, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Very accesible introduction to climate change.”Aaron wrote this review Wednesday, August 14, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“If you can read passed all the personal history and the ego of All Gore, this is a very good book about global warming. Also easy explanations are available for children.”Karel Nijs wrote this review Tuesday, January 22, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“I know some people reject Al Gore's view on global warming, but I recommend this book not so much on the content, but on the design. The book makes very good use of pictures, graphs and text layout. (FYI: Don't read this on Kindle, it has to many great color pictures and will not display well.) I have not seen the presentation he did on this topic, but I expect the presentation and the book are aligned. Therefore, you I think you can take some of the design in this book and apply it to presentation.The book is worth going through just for the design. Now if you do believe we have a global warming issue, this book provides a good overview of the topic. ”Stan Green wrote this review Monday, January 21, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“quick read, Mr Gore makes climate change a moral issue. Big point.”LmR wrote this review Monday, January 21, 2013. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“The wonderful pictures and text in this book combine to be both very effective and a little scary, as to what is happening to the world we live in every day. It makes it very easy to understand the complicated topic of global warming, even if you don't know much about it. Through graphs and charts, Al Gore allows readers to also have a visual understanding of global warming. This also makes the book much more interesting and readers will find that they want to keep reading this book. Then hopefully, they will be compelled to do something about global warming. ”Kyle G wrote this review Sunday, September 9, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“ "An Inconvenient Truth" by Al Gore is an illustrated handbook focused on educating the public about an inconvenient truth, also known as Climate Change or Global Warming. This book which is similar to Gore's slideshow and the movie of the same name, uses facts intertwined with shocking images of the environment to convey the message that humans are undeniably, greatly contributing to Climate Change. Short segments in the book also connect Gore's childhood and experiences to the realities of climate change.
The book uses numerous visual aids such as a bar graph entailing the carbon emissions per country/region and melted glaciers to show the harsh effects of Climate Change. There is controversy surrounding the integrity of the book and how accurate this book actually is but the information supplied with the supporting visual aids gives the book a serious and truthful feel. Al Gore does criticize the decisions of different government facilities and companies, which isn't pure factual information; however, it provides insight into the reasons why Global Warming is controversial and why myths and disinformation surround the topic. Al Gore even includes ways on how to reduce carbon emissions along with additional reasons on why to reduce emissions.
This book explores many of the important details surrounding the Climate Crisis and the environment today. If you want a smart, fact filled book that will keep you engaged then read "An Inconvenient Truth" By Al Gore.”
“Al Gore should have been our President! Perhaps the environment would be in such better condition.”Tom Ulmer wrote this review Saturday, March 24, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No