Mark Jacobson, Mark Ruffalo and Marco Rappels on renewable energy

Mark Ruffalo, known for his portrayal of Dr. Banner and the Incredible Hulk, spoke with Mark Jacobson of the Stanford Atmosphere/Energy Program and Marco Krapels of Rabobank about powering the world with wind, water and sunlight.

Man the Polluter

This feature-length animation is a richly illustrated cartoon film with an environmental message: how much longer can humans foul their own nest and ignore the consequences? Made by a joint team of Canadian and Yugoslav animation artists, the film transmits its warning with unflagging humour, imagination, movement and design. In between animated sequences, Dr. Fred H. Knelman, Professor of Science and Human Affairs at Montreal’s Concordia University, comments on the importance of what is shown and on what lies in store if more responsibility is not taken on a global scale to conserve what is left of our vital resources.

Carbon Budget Spiral

This graphic demonstrates how quickly we are using up the global carbon budget and how close we are to the 1.5 C and 2 C limits.


Crisis is Worse Than We Think & Scientists Are Self-Censoring to Downplay Risk

Democracy Now speaks with Kevin Anderson who has come to the Paris talks with a shocking message: The climate crisis is more severe than even many scientists have acknowledged. He has said many scientists are self-censoring their work to downplay the severity of the climate crisis.

Dangerous Climate Change, Myths & Realities

David Spratt (Climate Code Red, Australia) outlines some of the recent developments in climate science knowledge as a way of discerning the gaps between myth and reality in climate policy-making."

The Unforgiving Math For Staying Under 2 Degrees

Kevin Anderson shares his thoughts on what will need to happen if we are to meet the declarations in Paris, why it's a matter of justice that we act, and why he personally has made the difficult decision to give up air travel.

Does Paris Lock-out 2 Degrees?

Kevin Anderson revisits the scale of the climate challenge, arguing that whilst the science of climate change has progressed, there has been no corresponding acknowledgement of the rate at which our emissions from energy need to be reduced.

World Could Be 4 Degrees Hotter By End of This Century

The World Bank warns that rising temperatures could be disastrous, and urges more action to "Turn Down the Heat."

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David Spratt interview

This interview was conducted as part of the documentary "A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity", co-produced by Jordan Osmond and Samuel Alexander.