Al Gore returns with ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ just as the knuckle dragger in the White House moves to rip up the Paris Accord and drag America back to the 19th century age of coal
A Brief One by Doug Draper, a journalist and veteran environmental writer
Posted August 7th, 2017 on Niagara At Large
“There are many who would much prefer that the word ‘climate’ never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation.” – former U.S. Vice President, and Novel Peace Prize laureate and environmentalist Al Gore
That line by Al Gore could never be truer than it is right now with Trump and his rogues gallery of oil and coal barons working to roll back any painstaking progress that has been made over the past four or five decades in addressing climate change and other environmental issues threatening life on our planet.
This past June, Trump even appointed a Republican fundraiser and an American billionaire coal baron’s trophy wife Kelly Knight Canada to be the new U.S. ambassador to Canada although, so far at least, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau does not appear to be letting that insult – along with repeated calls from federal and provincial Conservative parties to join Trump’s back slide or risk no longer being “economically competitive” with the U.S. – weaken his resolve to work with more than 190 other nations around the world in charting a greener path.
With all of this Trump madness leaving nothing less than a livable future on this planet hanging in the balance, Al Gore is back, just in time, with a sequel to his internationally praised, award-winning 2006 film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ documenting the ever-more pressing need to address climate change.
That sequel – appropriately titled ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ – is will hopefully soon come to a movie theatre near you, so please keep an eye on the theatre ads for any opportunity to view this most important film.
In the meantime, Al Gore made a recent appearance on Bill Maher’s HBO cable program Real Time. Watch it here by clicking on –
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