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Catching the Sun (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama, History | 1 April 2016 (USA)
An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur race to lead the clean energy future. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century?

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Shalini Kantayya
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Through the stories of workers and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun captures the global race to lead the clean energy future. Over the course of a solar jobs training program, Catching the Sun follows the hope and heartbreak of unemployed American workers seeking jobs in the solar industry. With countries like China investing in innovative technologies and capitalizing on this trillion-dollar opportunity, Catching the Sun tells the story of the global energy transition from the perspective of workers and entrepreneurs building solutions to income inequality and climate change with their own hands. Their successes and failures speak to one of the biggest questions of our time: will the U.S. actually be able to build a clean energy economy? Written by Shalini Kantayya

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Official Sites:

www.catchingthesun.tv

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China | Germany | India | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chasing the Sun See more »

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California, USA See more »

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7th Empire Media See more »
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