#SPOTTED: AL GORE IN TORONTO FOR “AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER”
American Vice President Al Gore after serving his country from 1993 to 2001, has continued his prominence as an Author, a Speaker and an Environmentalist. His 2006 Documentary An Inconvenient Truth went-on to Oscar glory and in many ways has been prophetic in warning us as citizens of the Earth about the imminent dangers of climate change.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power picks-up where its predecessor left off, 11 years later. We witness great catastrophies from India to The Philippines all the way close to home in New York and Miami. Gore appeared at a Cineplex Premiere Event tonight at Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto, speaking at a Q&A with Jeff Skoll, Canadian Founder and Chairman of Participant Media and Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna.
Directed by Jon Shenk and Bonnie Cohen, the Film follows Gore and the resistance he faces in winning allies in the fight to turn the world onto renewable energy. Several facts both alarming and discomforting are presented, but the number of arguments for Solar Energy are staggering. Did you know that every hour, enough Solar Energy is generated to power the world for a year? Few countries still have migrated over to renewable energy, although the list is growing every day.
While America faces much turmoil these next few months ahead, Gore thanks Canada and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for being an ally in the fight against climate change even when President Donald Trump refuses to acknowledge the urgency of the matter.
Gore says, “Stand by us, we are going to get through this tough time. There will be better times ahead. This is temporary.”.
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Paramount Pictures Canada release AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER Friday, August 4, 2017.
Stay engaged using the hashtag #BEINCONVENIENT and through the Film’s official Facebook Page.
(Photo credit: Mr. Will Wong)