The Age of Stupid has been designed to take hold of your head and smash your face repeatedly into a table until you f'ing wake up!
The Age of Stupid isn't perfect.
What I appreciate about the movie is that if offers you a 'better viewing area' to see how real people's lives have already been touched by climate change and how our narrow focus on consumption could bring us to the bleak scenario of the Arctic archive. The film makes you realise it could happen all too easily - are we THAT stupid?
After insisting once again that there is a consensus on Man-made Global Warming, Al Gore denies, downplays and refuses to discuss the role that CEOs played in crafting his Cap-and-Trade C02 trading schemes. Al Gore met with Ken Lay, of ENRON-and top members of [Goldman Sachs] -- all of which Al Gore denies.
In point of fact, Al Gore's founding partner in the sustainability-investment firm [Generation Investment Management, LLC] is none other than David Blood, [CEO of Goldman Sachs'] asset-management division until 2003. Gore-Blood founding their Carbon-trading Corp. in 2004.[source - pdf report]
Although Gore refuses to address the issues, the facts remain that many of the people and associated firms that caused our current and widespread economic crisis are all involved in the Illusion of Global Warming in an attempt to charge tax for climate control.