When former Vice President Al Gore and Participant Media released An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, the effect was immediate and profound: people everywhere began talking about the climate crisis – to their friends, their family, and everyone in their lives – sparking a new kind of movement with millions demanding action all across the planet. – Climate Reality Project
Where were you when An Inconvenient Truth was released? I remember receiving the DVD in its slim paper cover at a time when clunky DVD jewel boxes packed in an oversized cardboard box and wrapped in cellophane was still the traditional packaging. Things have changed.
Many things in our global conversation about climate change have evolved in the past ten years. New conversations are happening in new places about science and the effects of climate change. New ways of responding are emerging (including resistance and denial, but also progress and innovation).
You can read more about it here: http://www.climaterealityproject.org/blog/inconvenient-truth-then-and-now
And remember, movies – and all media – can be a catalyst for change. Sometimes you just have to tell the (inconvenient) truth.