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Disruption

Climate. Change.

When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?

Through relentless investigation to find the answer, "Disruption" takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction.

The exploration lays bare the terrifying science, the shattered political process, the unrelenting industry special interests and the civic stasis that have brought us to this social, moral and ecological crossroads.The film also takes us behind-the-scenes of the efforts to organize the largest climate rally in the history of the planet during the UN world climate summit.

This is the story of our unique moment in history. We are living through an age of tipping points and rapid social and planetary change. We’re the first generation to feel the impacts of climate disruption, and the last generation that can do something about it. The film enlarges the issue beyond climate impacts and makes a compelling call for bold action that is strong enough to tip the balance to build a clean energy future.

Director(s): Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott
Production: Kelly Nyks, Jared P. Scott, PF Pictures
Music: Malcolm Francis
Actors: Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, Ricken Patel, Matt Leonard, Iain Keith, Keya Chatterjee, Naomi Oreskes, Heidi Cullen, James Hansen, Justin Gillis, Van Jones, Eddie Bautista, Tomás Garduño, Lee Ziesche, Armando Chapellquen, Clinton Miller, Leslie Cagan, Rajendra Pachauri, John Sterman, Chris Hayes, Sheldon Whitehouse, Denis Hayes, Elizabeth Yeampierre, Fletcher Harper, Jeanette E. Toomer, Joaquin Brito Jr., George Marshall, Vanessa Rule, Joe Uehlein, Yeb Saño
 
Year: 2014
Duration: 52 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English
Language (subtitles): Japanese, French, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Croatian , Greek, Turkish
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: Germany, Denmark, Canada, United States, Philippines
 

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Main topic(s): Human Potential
Secondary topics: renewables fossil fuel climate activism
Mentions: CO2 Climate justice Methane acidification Climate change Fossil fuel Keystone XL Dakota Access Pipeline NODAPL Climate March Earth Summit Kyoto Protocol Copenhagen 2009 IPCC Coal pollution Clean Air Act
Topic Page(s): Human Potential

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