Al Gore continues climate change fight in new film ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’

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“I had a plan for my life,” former vice president Al Gore says during “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” And then he quotes Mike Tyson: “Everybody has a plan until he gets punched in the face.”

Gore isn’t referring to the controversial Supreme Court decision of 2000 that cost him the presidency. He’s referring to the U.S. withdrawal last month from the Paris Climate Accord — a pact that plays such a big part in this new film, the follow-up to 2007’s Oscar-winning “An Inconvenient Truth.” A survey of climate disasters and Gore’s yearslong efforts on behalf of environmental education, it’s directed by the husband-wife team of Jon Shenk and Bonni Cohen (“Audrie & Daisy”), and may even be a more personal portrait than the original — capturing a man often caricatured as a painfully cautious politician, who has been set free by his passion for preserving the Earth.

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