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Al Gore

An Inconvenient Truth

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2006

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

  • The 2017 sequel to An Inconvenient Truth, also by Al Gore, focuses on the next ten years of the fight against climate change.
  • This book adopts a format similar to that of the earlier one and also includes a guide for taking action at the community level.

Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis

  • A 2008 book by Gore with a particular focus on providing a call to action
  • Relates to the theme of The Opportunity and Danger

Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn't Want You to Know

  • A 2017 book by Gregory Whitestone that challenges Gore’s arguments
  • Relates to the theme of The Reality

Other Student Resources

An Inconvenient Truth

  • This 2006 Oscar-winning documentary, released at the same time as the book, focuses on Gore’s public presentations on climate change.
  • In acknowledgment of his efforts (depicted in the documentary) to bring greater attention to climate change, Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize.