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— February 26, 2010
Short film by David Nerlich 1998. From deification to demonisation, the changing icon of the life-giving sun in the age of ozone depletion marks a spiritual decay that follows in the wake of the physical decay of our natural atmospheric defences. The advent of an evil sun icon also represents a neurotic abnegation of blame onto the sun for what is really the result of destructive human activity. This 3D animation follows a dreaming monologue, with transient voices and imagery floating and exchanging meaning.
Dirty Old Coal
— August 17, 2009
Dirty Old Coal is a short film made to emphasize how the coal industry is fed to consumers like brands of breakfast cereal. Like going to the supermarket to buy our breakfast cereal the option of renewables isn't on plain view and offer like coal is and sometimes it seems as though that is all we can get when reaching for the shelf.
Serangkai Kabar & Cerita (Episode 1: Perubahan Iklim)
— July 22, 2012
EngageMedia content is now being screened on TV! We are broadcasting our new TV show called “Serangkai Kabar dan Cerita” on Ruai TV's Channel 43 UHF in Pontianak, West Kalimantan. The first episode focuses on the climate crisis, featuring talks from Mina and Ruka from the Indigenous Alliance (AMAN).
Green Gone Wrong
— May 04, 2010
In this day and age, people in Indonesia, particularly Jakarta, are jumping on the "green" trends bandwagon in a quest to save the Earth from the effects of global warming. Unfortunately, many misunderstand the essentials of going green, and take the term too literally - by wearing shirts with environment messages, joining popular environment groups, and basically wearing all kinds of green accessories. And on a higher level, people start buying biofuel products made from palm oils for their vehicles. Whilst biofuel itself is indeed producing significantly less CO2 emissions, the industry continues to sacrifice hectares of forests daily, destroying the very essence of saving the planet.
Wake Up Freak Out
— June 04, 2010
It turns out that the way we have been calculating the future impacts of climate change up to now has been missing a really important piece of the picture. It seems we are now dangerously close to the tipping point in the world's climate system; this is the point of no return, after which truly catastrophic changes become inevitable. Wake Up, Freak Out - then Get a Grip is a short, animated film about climate change by Leo Murray.
The Unreliable World
— November 05, 2009
People from Sungai Utik, a village in Kalimantan, Indonesia discuss their observations of recent changes in their natural environment. Changes in rainfall and weather patterns are impacting on their ability to farm and hunt, and altering rainforest life.
When It Flood It Was Never Like This Before
— September 28, 2009
In 2006, the Philippine Government activated the long dead Mining Act to encourage multi-nationals in giving mining industry a big come back in the archipelago. Resulting to a numerous tragedy including landslides, flash floods and many other unimaginable calamities that killed thousands of people and devastated all livelihoods. Despite all this, nobody was held accountable to these horrible tragedies. Recently (September 26, 2009), a big typhoon struck Metro Manila and flooded the whole metropolis for the first time. And still nobody is accountable to this horrible tragedy.
Tofiga O Pili Aau
— October 07, 2009
Documenting the impacts of climate change on the coastal communities in Samoa, 'Tofiga O Pili Aau' was created by representatives from eight villages on Savai-i and Upolu islands.
Kereta Angin Sahabat Bumi (Bicycle is the Friend of the Earth)
— November 17, 2009
The Bike-to-Work community is trying to bring back biking as a method of transport for workers in the city. They however have to fight the traffic as other vehicles keep pushing them aside. The B2W's goal is also to help stop pollution in the quest to help the planet.
Small Islands, Big Impact
TVE Asia Pacific
— October 26, 2009
Mohamed Nasheed, President of the Maldives, sees climate change as both a human rights issue and a security threat. On the eve of the Copenhagen Climate Summit, he makes an earnest appeal for the world to defend the frontline states, such as his.
Climate Change Options
Plug In Tv
— January 04, 2008
Now that the general public accepts climate change and wants to help (thanks, Al Gore) more information is needed. There are real solutions and there's "greenwashing" and wishful thinking.
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