TED Talks series, FILMED FEB 2009 • POSTED MAY 2009 • TED2009
Al Gore presents updated slides from around the globe to make the case that worrying climate trends are even worse than scientists predicted, and to make clear his oppository stance on "clean coal."
To explain the vast damaging effects that increasing amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the Earth's atmosphere are having on Earth. Additionally, Al Gore states that "clean coal" is neither a clean nor sustianable energy option.
ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING MATERIALS
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
As a quick summary of the consequences of the increasing amounts of CO2 emissions in Earth's atmosphere.
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Once the US Vice President, then star of An Inconvenient Truth, now Nobel Peace Prize winner, Al Gore found a way to focus the world's attention on climate change. In doing so, he has invented a new medium -- the Keynote movie -- and reinvented himself. Full Bio>>