Well, here's a climate professor's take on the movie--and it isn't that great.
"An Inconvenient Truth" is billed as the scariest movie you'll ever see. It may well be, but that's in part because it is not the most accurate depiction of the state of global warming science.
Based on his whole essay, that's classic understatement.
Update, 5/26/06 6:22 pm: Here's more on Gore.
Update, 5/28/06 9:16 am: And more from the "conservation for me, but not for thee" crowd:
A LOOK AT GREENHOUSE HYPOCRITES AND THEIR GULFSTREAMS, over at Hot Air. More background from Gregg Easterbrook here, and an account of Al Gore's carbon consumption on his film tour here.
If you don't fly commercial, don't talk to me about greenhouse gases or conservation.
Before we jump to government energy-planning, let's look at the track record of the sky-is-falling crowd. Didn't we hear in the 1960s that the "population bomb" would cause food riots in American cities and mass starvation globally? Didn't the Club of Rome in the 1970s predict the end of mineral resources by now? Wasn't global cooling the scare before global warming? Isn't it suspicious that the problem is always individual behavior, and the solution is always government action?
Read more at the Houston Chronicle.