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Environmentalist Reacts to Movie Ban

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With all the controversy surrounding Eisenhower High School banning the film "An Inconvenient Truth," many people may be wondering what scientists are saying about it.

One Geological Sciences professor at Central Washington University has seen the movie and says it's very educational and is a helpful learning tool for students.

Carey Gazis says the movie is actually very similar to the curriculum taught in college classes at Central, and says high school students are old enough to understand the material and make their own decisions about the film.

Gazis thinks parents may have a problem with the movie because it was made by a politician, but says the movie is actually a catalog of evidence that global warming does exist.

She also wants students to learn about global warming because it concerns the future of the Earth, and students are going to be the ones taking action when the environment gets worse.