62 pages 2 hours read

Al Gore

An Inconvenient Truth

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2006

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Sections 1-3

Reading Check

1. In which year did humans first take a picture of the Earth from outer space?

2. Why is the photo of Earth that was taken in 1972 so remarkable?

3. Which famous author does Gore quote in Section 1?

4. Who is Roger Revelle?

5. Who is Lonnie Thompson?

6. When did the 10 hottest years on Earth occur?

7. What happens to the wind when the water temperature increases?

8. Gore states that global warming is causing more precipitation as well as more what?

Multiple Choice

1. Which of the following best describes the effect of greenhouse gases on the earth’s atmosphere?

A) They have a positive effect only when they are abundant and concentrated.

B) They have a positive effect in moderation but can be harmful if concentrated.

C) They have a negative effect in moderation but can be cooling to Earth if concentrated.

D) They have only a negative effect and must be eliminated from the Earth’s atmosphere.

2. Which of the following best describes why Gore shares examples of different glaciers that are melting?