An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

May 24, 2006|
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It by Al Gore
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An Inconvenient Truth-Gore''s groundbreaking, battle cry of a follow-up to the bestselling Earth in the Balance-is being published to tie in with a documentary film of the same name. Both the book and film were inspired by a series of multimedia presentations on global warming that Gore created and delivers to groups around the world. With this book, Gore, who is one of our environmental heroes-and a leading expert-brings together leading-edge research from top scientists around the world; photographs, charts, and other illustrations; and personal anecdotes and observations to document the fast pace and wide scope of global warming. He presents, with alarming clarity and conclusiveness-and with humor, too-that the fact of global warming is not in question and that its consequences for the world we live in will be disastrous if left unchecked. This riveting new book-written in an accessible, entertaining style-will open the eyes of even the most skeptical.

Former vice president Al Gore is co-founder and chairman of both Generation Investment Management and Current TV. He is also a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a member of Apple Inc.’s board of directors. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devote...
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Title:An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 7.51 X 0.87 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.02 X 7.51 X 0.87 in
Published:May 24, 2006
Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781594865671

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