"The Inconvenient Truth" Persuasive Essay by Write Fine

"The Inconvenient Truth"
An argument against the validity of the theories of Al Gore on global warming, as they are portrayed in his documentary, "The Inconvenient Truth."
# 112113 | 4,203 words | 12 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 11, 2009 in Film (Documentary) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Hot Topics (Global Warming)

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This paper discusses the reaction when Al Gore won an Academy Award for his documentary film, "An Inconvenient Truth," directed by Davis Guggenheim. The paper contends that Al Gore's theories on global warming have led people astray and that Gore has employed rhetoric and bad science and has even deliberately misled the public in his claims. The paper attempts to understand what could be the underlying impetus for Gore's presenting global warming as an impending doomsday event that is just around the corner.

Table of Contents:
The Inconvenient Truth of Rhetoric
The Science
The Kyoto Protocol
Summary and Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Aune, James Arnt. Rhetoric and Marxism. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994. Questia. 29 Apr. 2008 <http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=96892619>.
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  • Douglas, Richard. Growthism and the Green Backlash, The Political Quarterly, 78/4, October-December, 2007, 547-555.
  • Durkin, Martin (dir). The Great Global Warming Swindle, film documentary, WAGtv, 2007.
  • Edinger, Raphael, and Sanjay Kaul. Sustainable Mobility: Renewable Energies for Powering Fuel Cell Vehicles. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003. Questia. 29 Apr. 2008 <http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=107034719>.

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