Sundance: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Debuts to Rapturous Response of fellow warmists
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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.'
“We will win,” Al Gore told the audience after two standing ovations followed the screening.
Al Gore received two lengthy standing ovations as An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power made its world premiere Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival.
“Now we are undergoing a time of challenge, but we are going to prevail,” said the former vice president to thunderous applause. “I’m not going to give all the evidence of why I’m so confident. Always remember that the will to act is a renewable resource.
“We will win,” Gore told the crowd. “No one person can stop this movement. We want this movie to recruit others.”