8 April 2013
A Convenient Evaluation
Extinction of the polar bear, a rise in sea level causing intense flooding, and strengthened hurricanes and storms are just some of the feared effects of global warming. (Oguz) The first effects of global Warming could accelerate warming, alter weather by changing the jet stream, magnify insect infestations and spawn more and larger wildfires. (Carey) With all this compelling evidence and terrifying consequences there is still strong disbelievers, many of which work in Washington D.C. Those who oppose say that these effects are all part of nature and will return it to normal. Is has been said that Global warming and cooling is a natural process and that there isn’t enough evidence to support an acceleration in the past couple decades. Summary
Al gores award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth was released May 2006. Within weeks of its release, it shocked millions of viewers. Al Gore used alarming facts and compelling examples to explain how today’s society was causing global warming. He gives the audience a deeper understanding of global warming and explains that the burning of fossil fuels has destroyed our ozone layer. Al Gore presents shocking
consequences such as the extinction of polar bears and the rise of sea level leaving New York City under water. With credible statistics and emotionally powerful clips, Gore persuades the audience that Global Warming is real and change needs to occur. (The Inconvenient Truth) Evaluation
Strong political figures must be extremely persuasive when making their argument. This is what Al Gore ingeniously does in his documentary An Inconvenient Truth. He uses many professional techniques to make his point known. His voice and facial expressions amplify how he feels about the subject. With a strong almost aggressive voice he states what the world has done wrong as if he was...