All of this alone makes for compelling documentary. For more information about the goings on in Traverse visit the festival's official. The good news: America finally gets global warming; the chasm is closing and the debate is over. Was the unprecedented mass coral bleaching in 1998 proof of global warming? The bad news: the United States, the country that will determine the fate of the globe, must transform its fossil fuel based economy fast, like in a minute. It is a story that should serve as a lesson to those of us who want to communicate the urgency of climate change in such a way that we ignite people's passions to make the dramatic changes necessary. Thanks to our Friends at Energy Action, you can read at the. It lays out the deliberate obfuscation by those who profit from the status quo and the accidental obfuscation by scientists and the environmental movement who failed to speak the language of regular people.
Vintage 1 owner Subaru 37k Miles Coins Stereo Equipment Ham Radio and Gear Not to be Missed!! Hold on -- this is bigger than changing your light bulbs. Gold and Judith Helfand Produced by Daniel B. For more info on the contest check out the on the You can get the latest dish from co-directors Judith and Dan in their. Himself archive footage For the past two decades researchers, activists, scientists, and progressive politicians have struggled to rouse the public and the federal government to take action on global warming. Please spread the word and come out to support this great film. From the producers of the environmental cult classic.
They don't downplay the material's seriousness, but they know a spoonful of humor helps the message go down. Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last Christmas My baby went away Across the sea to an island While the bridges brightly burn So far away from my land The valley of the unconcerned I was walking down the road, man Just looking at my shoes When God sent me an angel Just to chase away my blues I saw a hundred thousand blackbirds Just flying thru the sky And they seemed to form a teardrop From a black haired angel's eye That tear fell all around me And it washed my sins away Now everything is cool Everything's okay Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last Christmas My baby went away And I find it real surprising For myself to hear me say That everything is cool Everything's okay Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last Christmas My baby went away. But what really makes this film significant is its unique perspective on the surprising shift in public perception that has transformed global warming from a fringe issue to a mainstream concern in just the last two years. Gold, Judith Helfand and Adam Wolfensohn with character Rick Piltz Sat Nov. The film could easily be adopted for use in Political Science classes. It's not about the science of climate change, rather it's about the politics.
Week 4 of 5 in a Row Farragut Estate Sale Mid Century Modern Retro gonna be a door buster folks!! Judith and Dan were in town for a screening of Everything's Coo l at the Traverse City Film Festival, a relatively new but highly successful festival held in this Michigan city and started by the state's favorite documentary filmmaker Michael Moore. Satirical look at the inadequacies of the concept of carbon offsetting. It's an upbeat critique, not only of the industrial-political complex confusing the public on climate change, but also of the environmental movement that fails to capture the hearts of the American public. The most interesting aspect of the film is the examination of how a small group of think tanks - funded by the oil and coal industries - have created a political debate about global climate change even though the scientific consensus has been quite clear for some time. The film provides a compelling historical review of the 20 years of debate around this issue through the eyes of a number of key political activists who have been on the front lines.
Everything's Cool: A Toxic Comedy About Global Warming is a great film that does a lot to further public discourse about climate change. For permission to use, and high resolution press stills, please contact Bullfrog Films. The film was made over the last several years as a new political consensus shaped by Hurricane Katrina and Al Gore's film finally seemed to be forming. It is filled with detailed information, presented with a quick pace and upbeat tone. The bad news is that the differences between the two bills have to be hammered out in conference committee and then, just like we learned from School House Rock, the final version must be signed by the president. In addition to the above more serious stuff, there are a lot of funny moments, and some very inspirational ones as well.
Well just like the cartoon Bill the clean energy legislation passed by the House and Senate has not quite become law. You just have to make a spot of 15, 30, 45 or 60 seconds that inspires people to get off the couch and do their part to reverse global warming. Visit the website to watch Going to Power Shift this weekend? This film is highly recommended due to its timely and cogent content and presentation. We follow a cadre of messengers who are passionate, exasperated, driven by fear, hope and a deep appreciation for the ever shrinking window of time we have to stop global warming. If you've been inspired by the global warming messengers in Everything's Cool, now's your chance to put your filmmaking skills to use and do your part to get the message out about global warming.
Concurrently, naysayers, industry funded think-tanks and lobbyists have worked tirelessly to challenge, convolute and dismiss the issue as hysterical. Receive occasional notice of our new releases and special offers. Two scientific expeditions to Alaska, 100 years apart, give us an unparalleled view of environmental damage and the change in society's attitudes. Architect Bill McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart bring together ecology and human design. Classes in government, journalism, communications and environmental science can utilize this thought-provoking offering. We are behind the scenes at the.
While the industry funded naysayers sing what just might be their swan song of scientific doubt and deception, a group of self-appointed global warming messengers are on a life or death quest to find the iconic image, proper language, and points of leverage that will help the public go from understanding the urgency of the problem to creating the political will necessary to push for a new energy economy. Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last christmas My baby went away Across the sea to an island While the bridges brightly burn So far away from my land The valley of the unconcerned I was walking down the road, man Just looking at my shoes When God sent me an angel Just to chase away my blues I saw a hundred thousand blackbirds Just flying thru the sky And they seemed to form a teardrop From a black haired angel's eye That tear fell all around me And it washed my sins away Now everything is cool Everything's okay Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last christmas My baby went away And I find it real surprising For myself to hear me say That everything is cool Everything's okay Everything is cool Everything's okay Why just before last christmas My baby went away. Everything's Cool tells the harrowing story of what it takes to talk about global warming -- the art of duking it out with collective denial, the struggle to communicate the urgency of the crisis to an indifferent public and a laggard United States government. It is a story Americans should see. Its gonna be a blast!! Herself Rest of cast listed alphabetically:.
All photographs are protected by copyright. Remember that School House Rock segment called , where the scroll of paper named Bill talks with a little boy about how he wants to become a law?. Ok all you aspiring filmmakers. This is a truly revealing film, giving substantive examination of the lukewarm reception to an issue that calls for personal changes and sacrifices. Gold and Judith Helfand and Green Drinks Mon.