This paper will address the following questions based on the movie, “An Inconvenient Truth.” It will provide a summary of the film. Additionally, it will describe feelings toward environmental and social implications regarding climate changes. It will answer questions regarding the global warming. Plus, it will recommend survival strategies for the here and now, and the future. Furthermore, it will give a summary of the whole global warming subject. Summary of movie and what it is about
The Inconvenient Truth is a documentary film about global warming on planet earth. The film is directed by Davis Guggenheim and presented by former United States vice president Al Gore. The purpose of the film is to educate the earth population about the dangers of global warming. The damage the people of earth are doing to the climate with regards to over population, plant factory chemicals, gas guzzling trucks, cutting trees, smoke decreasing the ozone layer, and not recycling. Al Gore provides examples and pictures regarding the effects of global warming on earth. For example, the melting of big chunks of ice, the sea level rises with the melting of the ice, and the earth becoming hotter. Additionally, Al Gore provides information of the dangers the humans will receive if the climate gets warmer. Furthermore, the film shows helpful steps to take to have a greener earth and slow the global warming. Environmental and social implications regarding climate changes
Climate changes are affecting the earth worldwide. According to Arctic Melt Unnerves the Experts article “The Arctic ice cap shrank so much this summer that waves briefly lapped along two long-imagined Arctic shipping routes, the Northwest Passage over Canada and the Northern Sea Route over Russia” (NY Times, 2007). Ice glaciers are melting and sea levels are increasing. The climate change has produced many environmental disasters. The over population is sending people farther into the rain forests to build houses. For example, people have invaded the rain forests and are destroying many trees. Additionally, the warmer temperatures are increasing the changes of Tsunamis in Hurricanes in different parts of the world. In addition, many factories are polluting the environment with their deadly gases. The gases are destroying the ozone layer and the sun rays are doing more damage to the humans such as cancer. Furthermore, the factory gases, agricultural sprays, smog from cars and many deadly toxics are increase the risks of cancers in humans and damaging the environment. The climate changes are changing the environment and how the people live their social lives. Questions regarding the global warming
1.Al Gore states that the burning of the rainforests contributes over 30 percent of the carbon dioxide to the Earth’s atmosphere. What are other implications and consequences inherent in the destruction of the global rainforests? What do you think could be done about this matter? According to the movie, the consequences of destruction of rainforest are that as more trees are felled there will be fewer trees to remove the carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The global carbon dioxide level will increase in the greenhouse effect. To avoid damaging rain forests globally, the governments around the world should create laws that can fine people who destroy the forests. 2.Al Gore uses a quote from Winston Churchill to warn about another impending disaster taking place in the 1930’s that is related to current public apathy about global warming. What impending disaster was referred to in the quotation? According to the film, the impending disaster at the time was a WWII and the war would bring disaster to the earth world wide. On the other hand if the humans do not take steps to stop the global warming; it will bring disasters to the earth. 3.The Kyoto Accord was not signed by the United States and Australia. Why not? According to Alternate Energy...