In a certain way the film, which is currently being edited into its final form, is like the antidote to Al Gore's near apocalyptic film "An Inconvenient Truth", purpose of which was quite different — to shock us into the reality of a climate change.
"Carbon Nation" takes the climate crisis as a starting point, exploring the myriad solutions both hypothetical and real-world, that can enable us to live prosperous and comfortable lives without jeopardizing our children's future.
The film was recently shown at the D.C. Environmental Film Festival. If you want a sneak peek of one of the most colorful and engaging characters, you can watch a short excerpt about Cliff, the one-armed cotton farmer who created the world's largest wind farm in west Texas.
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