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“Ten years ago, the slide show became An Inconvenient Truth, the documentary that spread those ideas to millions. Gore says he still tinkers with the slide show every day, because, well, the numbers keep changing. Not always for the better. Yet this year Gore and his fellow activists have a rare reason to celebrate. In April, 175 world leaders gathered at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement, a global pact that aims to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. Now, a decade after his movie sounded the alarm about climate change and 16 years after he ran for president, it looks like Al Gore might finally be … winning?”

 

1) Read the rest of the story here. (25 minutes)
10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning | WIRED

 

2) Watch the TED Talk here [press CC icon for English subtitles]. (25 minutes)

 

 

Write a short, 300 – 400 word essay giving your reaction or opinion to the article and the TED talk. You can refer to the original film, An Inconvenient Truth (2006), in your essay. (40 minutes)

 

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