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					                “An Inconvenient Truth” by Al Gore
               (Winner of Best Documentary Oscar, 2007)

1st Clip: 14.55 → 24.55 (10 minutes)
Keywords
     Carbon dioxide                           Temperature
     To Measure                            
     Controversial                            Natural cycle
     Glacier                                  Fossil fuel
     Core drill                               Political
     Antarctica                               Moral issue
     Thermometer                              Deeply unethical
     To Construct

2nd Clip: 1.17.00 → End (12 minutes)
Keywords
    Misconception                             Emissions
    Scales                                    Political will
    Gold bar                                  Renewable resource
    Slideshow                                 To Ratify
    Obstacle                                  Kyoto Treaty
    Threshold                                 Slavery
    Mileage standards                         Right to vote
    Denial                                    To Desegregate
    Despair                                   Hole in ozone layer
    Intermediate                              At stake
    To Address (problem)                      Civilisation
    Efficiency                                Generations

  1. Carbon dioxide was first measured in _______.
  2. By 2016, there will be no snow on Mt. Kilimanjaro.        T/F
  3. Mountain glaciers can measure about 10,000 years.         T/F
  4. In Antarctica, they can measure __________ years back.
  5. We can see ___ ice ages in the Antarctica chart.
  6. The chart shows the projected concentration after ____ years of
     unrestricted fossil fuel burning.
  7. Al Gore says it is ________ if we allow this to happen.
  8. (Clip 2) The second misconception is that we have to choose between
     the _________ and the environment.
  9. If try to save the environment, we will lose jobs.        T/F
  10. Gore has given his slideshow at least _____ times.
  11. What does Gore focus on in his slideshow?
  a) explaining the problem    b) destroying obstacles to understanding
  c) telling people what action they can take     d) complaining
12. Which country has:
a) the highest mileage standards? _________
b) the lowest mileage standards? _________
13. What is the intermediate step?
a) action       b) denial     c) despair
14. Everyone is cause of global warming.                        T/F
15. The only two advanced countries that have not ratified the Kyoto
Treaty are __________ and ___________.
16. We are not able to do great things if they are difficult.   T/F
17. This problem is like other problems in the past.            T/F


Your Comments:
Did you like this documentary? How did it make you feel? Are you
worried about the future of Earth? Any other comments welcome!
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