Watch top climate documentaries

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Knowledge is the basis for good decision making. A great and entertaining way to learn is to watch science-based documentaries. Build your understanding of the climate crisis so you can better articulate the issue and advocate for the solutions to create a better world.


Here are some outstanding climate documentaries to check out.

2040 - Learn about, contribute to, advocate, and invest in regenerative solutions to improve our planet. This is an optimistic view of what the year 2040 could look like if we take action now.

David Attenborough - A Life on Our Planet - Sir David Attenborough is a well known broadcaster and natural historian. Watch this beautifully filmed documentary to learn about the basics of climate change and resultant biodiversity loss. Stick with it until the 55-minute mark to hear the hopeful message!

Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet - The story of the incredible discovery that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept it stable for the last 10,000 years. David Attenborough and scientist Johan Rockström examine the unfolding crisis and how we can still avoid the worst of it.

The Reluctant Radical - If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it forgivable? Is it moral? Follows activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and puts himself in the direct path of oil and gas companies to combat climate change.

• There's Something people in the Water - Based on the book by Ingrid R.G. Waldron, the film explores the disproportionate effect of environmental damage on Black Canadian and First Nations communities in Nova Scotia. Although based on examples in Canada, the issues exposed relate to environmental racism around the globe.

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