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An Inconvenient Truth

The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do about It

An Inconvenient Truth( )
Author: Gore, Al
ISBN:978-1-59486-567-1
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Imprint:Rodale Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

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...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Science / Global Warming & Climate Change
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.51 x 9.02 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:0.812 Pounds
Author Biography
Gore, Al (Author)
Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc.

He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.

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