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Documentary film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’

‘An Inconvenient Truth’ is a documentary film about passionate and inspirational former U.S. Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate people about global warming.

This film was so shocking and successful that it became a worldwide phenomenon, the most-watched documentary, seen by an estimated audience of 5 million people.

Since its release in 2006 the film has helped awaken governments, leaders, organizations and individuals across the world to take action on global warming.

Entry submitted by Jurgita Zukauskaite

Background paper / Low Carbon Development: The Role of Local Innovative Capabilities

By David Ockwell, Adrian Ely, Alexandra Mallett, Oliver Johnson and Jim Watson

The term “development” is synonymous with economic growth. Theory and empirical evidence suggests decoupling energy use from economic growth is unlikely, implying an urgent need to decarbonise energy use and supply if developing nations are to be protected from the impacts of climate change.

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