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Saturday, June 10, 2006

Al Gore and "An Inconvenient Truth"

Fourteen years after the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Al Gore has finally come out with the pro-environmental message the world has needed. The prodigal son has produced a movie, An Inconvenient Truth, that details the dangers of global warming. While impressive, it should nevertheless have been titled An Incomplete Truth because it fails to present a complete picture.

Those of us in the greater Boston area may have particular cause to urge our legislators to take action against global warming. Mike Miliard, of the Boston Phoenix, describes an alarming scenario for Boston in the year 2106.