Thin Ice

The Inside Story of Climate Science

A unique project, a film about climate science, made by scientists.

In recent years climate science has come under increasing attack, so concerned geologist Simon Lamb grabbed his camera and set out to explore the inside story of climate research. For over three years he followed scientists from a wide range of disciplines at work in the Arctic, Antarctic, Southern Ocean, New Zealand, Europe and the United States.

They talk about their work, their hopes and fears with a rare candor and directness, resulting in an intimate portrait of the global community of researchers racing to understand our planet’s changing climate and provide a compelling case for rising CO2 as the main cause.

Director(s): David Sington, Simon Lamb
Production: David Sington, Simon Lamb, DOX Productions, Catherine Fitzgerald
Music: Phillip Sheppard
Year: 2013
Duration: 73 min
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): English
Language (subtitles): German, French, English, Chinese, Spanish, Polish, Russian
Country of origin: United Kingdom, New Zealand
Shooting Locations: Antarctic
Screening rights: Green Planet Films ()
  • This film can be watched for a fee at the top.


Main topic(s): Climate
Secondary topics: climate
Mentions: climate scientists geologist co2 resistance science
Topic Page(s): Climate

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