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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017)

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A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.

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A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore's global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016's Paris Climate Agreement.

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Fight Like Your World Depends On It

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Rated PG for thematic elements and some troubling images. | See all certifications »
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Immer noch eine unbequeme Wahrheit: Unsere Zeit läuft  »

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$124,823 (USA) (30 July 2017)

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$3,077,667 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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Received two standing ovations at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. See more »

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Al Gore claims that he predicted in An Inconvenient Truth that sea level rise combined with storm surge would flood the 9/11 memorial construction. He didn't. What he did say was that if all the ice melted off of Greenland, it would flood areas with high population, as well as the 9/11 memorial, making no mention of storm surges. As it was Hurricane Sandy that caused the memorial to flood, Gore now rewrites his original claim so that it matches up with the fact. See more »

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Al Gore: In order to address the environmental crisis, we're going to have to spend some time fixing the democracy crisis.
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Truth to Power
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It could have been more powerful.
7 November 2017 | by (Medellin - Colombia) – See all my reviews

I love Mr. Gore, but this documentary suffers from an anemic pace and its message gets stunted by how fast the news are moving in these days of Trump. Most of the film shows how Mr. Gore gathers data and debates people while preparing for the Paris accord of 2015-which at this point -after Trump signed off from it - seems like a distant memory, even if it is still law and the US remains part of it for a few years. Focusing on the politics of the message over the message itself-with so many natural disasters and footage from them in 2017 available- made the movie felt repetitive when it could have been more emotional and connect with the viewer better.


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