An Inconvenient Truth: Closing Credits

(last updated .03-12-2013)

      This page lists the Closing Credits environmental suggestions text at the end of Al Gore's film, An Inconvenient Truth, which appear spaced between the usual director, cinematographer, etc. credits. As of 10-17-2008, I could find no page on the Web devoted solely to this very important list. There is a copy of the list as part of a film review by Lynnette (last name unknown),
The other two copies I found in 2008 have been deleted as of 2013.

      As someone said, "Everyone who breathes MUST see this movie". If you don't like Al Gore, pretend the facts are being presented by your best friend. Don't shoot the messenger. It is the message that is critically important, not the messenger. Just as the atmosphere is virtually CFC free, it must also become CO2 exhaust free!

    CFC = Cloroflurocarbon propellant was eliminated from all spray cans in order to repair the hole in the ozone layer.
    CO2 = Carbon Dioxide emissions must be eliminated from all motorized vehicles, cars, trucks, mopeds, ATV's, lawnmowers, tractors, and everything else that burns any type of fossil fuel. This will stop Global Warming.

An Inconvenient Truth:
The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming
and What We Can Do About It
from the film's Closing Credits
Copyright © 2006 by Al Gore
[including relevant Oshkosh, WI and other links]

Are you ready to change the way you live?
The climate crisis can be solved.
Here's how to start.

  1. go to [Archive] [a dead site in 2013]
  2. you can reduce your carbon emissions. In fact, you can even reduce your carbon emissions to zero.
  3. Buy energy efficient appliances & lightbulbs.
  4. Change your thermostat (and use clock thermostats) to reduce energy for heating & cooling.
  5. Weatherize your house, increase insulation, get an energy audit.
  6. Recycle.
  7. If you can, buy a hybrid car.
  8. When you can, walk or ride a bicycle.
  9. Where you can, use light rail & mass transit.
        (Oshkosh) Transportation Department Transit System - (UW Oshkosh) Titan Transit
  10. Tell your parents not to ruin the world that you will live in.
  11. If you are a parent, join with your children to save the world they will live in.
  12. Switch to renewable sources of energy.
  13. Call your power company to see if they offer green energy. If they don't, ask them why not.
  14. Vote for leaders who pledge to solve this crisis.
  15. Write to congress. if they don't listen, run for congress.
  16. Plant trees, lots of trees.
  17. Speak up in your community.
  18. Call radio shows and write newspapers.
  19. Insist that America freeze CO2 emissions
  20. join international efforts to stop global warming.
  21. Reduce our dependence on foreign oil; help farmers grow alcohol fuels.
  22. Raise fuel economy standards; require lower emissions from automobiles.
  23. If you believe in prayer, pray that people will find the strength to change.
  24. In the words of the old African proverb, when you pray, move your feet: *
  25. Encourage everyone you know to see this movie.
  26. Learn as much as you can about the climate crisis.
  27. Then put your knowledge into action.
The Greening of UW Oshkosh
Earth Charter - UW Oshkosh and Community: Summit 2008 (10/11-16/2008)
    Global Warming / Global Dimming / Climate Change
    Al Gore : Earth in the Balance (1992 book) / An Inconvenient Truth (2006 film)

      * = The suggestions above, which are not numbered in the film, are copied exactly as they appear, with sentences ended by a colon or no period, sentences started with no capital letter, etc.

          My own personal suggestions I try to follow:
  1. Ask yourself, is this particular car trip absolutely critical that is MUST be done right now, or can it wait to be done along with a number of other errands at the same time to save gas and earth destroying CO2 pollution.
  2. If you currently drive to some place you exercise, find a way to either walk there or take mass transit.
  3. Take shorter showers. Heating water takes a lot of energy.
          Others that don't apply to me specifically, but are not mentioned above:
  4. If you don't live anywhere near a Bus route, use Park & Ride lots wherever they are available. For example, there is one in the old K-Mart / Sears parking lot on the Highway 41 east frontage (Koeller) road near Highway 21 in Oshkosh. Park there and ride the City Bus to all of your in-town errands.

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