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Cool It

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Cool It | ICE MAN Bjorn Lomborg isn't so sure about global warming in Cool It

Cool It

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
Limited Release Date:
11/12/10
director:
Ondi Timoner
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B-

Publicity-seeking hyperbole to the contrary, this provocative hot-topic documentary by Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live in Public), positioned as a response to An Inconvenient Truth, doesn’t deny that global warming exists. Rather, based on the writings of the controversial Danish self-styled ”skeptical environmentalist” Bjorn Lomborg, Cool It posits that the situation isn’t as dire as Al Gore and his peeps declare. And furthermore, green-is-good solutions, including the cutting of carbon emissions and the screwing in of CFL lightbulbs, amount to little. The telegenic Lomborg is the on-camera ”star” of the show, while his angry critics growl on cue. B-

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