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Alava 1 An Inconvenient Truth April 1 2008 Meteorology 10: Section 1 By Marissa Alava
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Alava 3 Al Gore’s documentary on global warming called “An Inconvenient Truth” discusses many of the concepts and theories from Chapter 2. In the beginning of the movie, Gore explains many of the key ideas of the warming of the Earth to help build the basis of understanding for his lecture. A diagram of the earth and the sun are used to explain incoming solar energy and the infrared emissions into space. I thought that his diagram and captions explained this process and made it easy to understand. After the explanation of incoming and outgoing solar energy, he explains the ozone layer and how greenhouse gases are related. His example he used was the idea that the more greenhouse gases that exist within the Earth’s protective shield, the thicker it will become, eventually making it harder for the outgoing solar energy to be released into space, thus leading to the global warming trend. With the many diagrams, graphs, and dramatizations, I believe Gore’s explanation of the
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2008 for the course METR 010 taught by Professor Elajoie during the Spring '08 term at San Jose State University .

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