This time around, the film offered a more hopeful message than the dire warning of the original, despite concerns that the incoming president will reverse some of the environmental gains made under the Obama administration. In the past, Trump has called the idea of manmade climate change a “hoax.”
Gore: 'The role of climate denial is somewhat less now than it was ten years ago. I think that notwithstanding the continued efforts of carbon polluters and other deniers. That battle -- if it has not been won -- we have made tremendous advances.
'Win the conversation,. Don't let climate denial go unchallenged and don't neglect your role as a citizen not only to change lightbulbs, but to change laws and policies which means changing elected officials and their points of view. We are going to win this.'