An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.
This documentary follows filmmaker Michal Siewierski as he explores the impact that food choice has on people's health, the health of our planet and on the lives of other species sharing ... See full summary »
The World's largest environmental organizations are failing to address the single most destructive force facing the planet today. Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.Written by
Co-director Kip Andersen became obsessed with (saving) the environment after seeing Al Gore's documentary An Inconvenient Truth (2006), eventually leading up to this documentary. See more »
Himself (Sierra Club):
The world's climate scientists tell us that the highest safe level of emissions would be around 350 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere. We are already at 400. They tell us that the sort of savest we could hope to do without having perilous implications - as far as drought, famine, human conflict major, species extinction - would be about 2°C increase in temperature. We're rapidly approaching that, and with all the CO2 that's already in the atmosphere we're easily going exceed that. So, ...
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I knew a lot of the facts before I saw this, and I wondered (and still do) why no one talks about this.. Why!? Well, we know why, but in a modern society it's insane that this is not front page news every day. Meat and dairy-production is destroying our planet, pretty much more than anything else.. Come on people! Wake up!
I was so happy when I found out about this movie. Finally someone is talking about this.
OK. The movie is good. It's informative more than preaching. Which is necessary for this kind of movie to be seen by anyone at all. (who is not already vegan or vegetarian, that is)
I think Kip and Keegan are doing a great job here. It's personal, sometimes funny, very interesting, and oh so frustrating. Some of the people interviewed are really likable and awesome, and some not so much. Yes, I'm looking at you fat, dumb woman in the agribusiness, what's her face.
Cowspiracy is a movie every single human being should see. How's that for conclusion?
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