Al Gore Presents New ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Trailer at CinemaCon

Al Gore presented a new trailer for “An Inconvenient Sequel” during CinemaCon in Las Vegas on Tuesday, a decade after he promoted the original “An Inconvenient Truth.”

The former vice president revealed presented the trailer during the Paramount presentation and was warmly received by the audience. “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” opens July 28.

Released in 2006, “An Inconvenient Truth” was a solid performer for Paramount with nearly $50 million in worldwide grosses. “The power of entertainment to inform us has made us more socially aware,” Gore said Tuesday.

Reminiscent of the original, “An Inconvenient Sequel” depicted the dire consequences of a warming earth — from flooding in Miami and the Philippines, to the worst drought on record in Syria — bringing human suffering there that predated the ongoing civil war — to air pollution so bad in some parts of China that life expectancy has declined by six years.

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The documentary, produced by Participant Media, kicked off this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it was met with overwhelmingly positive reviews.

The trailer starts with then-candidate Donald Trump joking about global warming. Later in the trailer, a hopeful Gore says there are positive developments, such as solar panels and other renewable energy sources. It also documents his trip to 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

His message is in direct opposition to that of President Trump, who called to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency and cancel billions of dollars in climate change spending.

The timing of the trailer couldn’t be more perfect; President Trump issued a sweeping executive order on Tuesday rescinding many of the climate change regulations introduced by President Barack Obama, including reducing carbon emissions and lifting the moratorium of mining coal on federal lands.

Watch the new trailer here or above.

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  1. Moana says:

    Al Gore is a HERO! Imagine where we’d be if he had taken office. I will be going to see this movie on opening day.

  2. sariff says:

    If only Al Gore knew how much of a total snake-oil selling buffoon he is perceived as.

  3. SPIKE says:

    LOOKS LIKE A MUGSHOT OF AL GORE. I WONDER WHAT CRIMES HE COULD BE JAILED FOR. HE’S CERTAINLY A CLIMATE HOAXER. HE WILL MAKE BILLIONS SELLING CARBON CREDITS BUT HE DOESN’T TELL YOU THAT, DOES HE?

    • Brez says:

      Environmental science has been outrunning Mr. Gore since his college days. Books like 1985’s “The Seventh Continent” (by Deborah Shapley) have presented the view of the future (now), but no one listens. Gore’s message would have been timely back when he was in college, or maybe when he was VP. Right now, he should downsize his own energy consumption and maybe donate some of his carbon credits to the needy, because “An Inconvenient Truth” certainly rang hollow. That it’s a well received documentary doesn’t really speak to how ground breaking it should be, but probably isn’t.

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