Essay about An Inconvient Truth

Submitted By JenniferStiner1
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An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth is a 2006 documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It is a film about global warming, presented by former United States Vice President Al Gore. The documentary is an eye opener and also a wakeup call. The documentary gives a deeper understanding of what global warming really is and what will be the consequence if we do not do something about it. Al Gore defined and described global warming in a way a non-scientist would understand. Most likely, that would be the reason why it won so many awards. The title “An Inconvenient Truth,” is in the middle and inconvenient is in bold red colors to show the dangers of climate changes in the world.
The poster is divided into two parts that shows the sky and the ground. The sky is showing smoke stacks and smoke coming out of the stacks but looks like a hurricane. It is using dark blues and black to show that the smoke stacks are hurting our environment and showing that it will start global warming. The quote, “By far the most terrifying film you will ever see,” is on the poster. You probably wonder, how is it a terrifying film? It is a devastating film in its simplicity. The planet is overheating, and the consequences will be disastrous. Natural disasters like hurricanes, and tsunamis will increase, in fact storms like Katrina can be linked to global warming.
The smoke stacks shows pollution going into the air. Pollution is the main cause of Global warming. Pollutants such as greenhouse gases are often trapped in the atmosphere. As a result, heat it retained inside. The heat is what causes temperatures around the globe to rise which causes global warming. The poster is showing smoke coming out of the smoke stacks showing pollutants going into the air. In the land part, it shows penguins walking in the desert like they are migrating. As we all know, penguins live in the South Polar, which is very cold with icebergs. In the poster, the designer put them in the desert