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How to Let Go of the World: and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (2016)

How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change (original title)
TV-14 | | Documentary | 20 April 2016 (USA)
Documentarian Josh Fox ("Gasland") travels the globe to meet with global climate change "warriors" who are committed to reversing the tide of global warming. Funny and tragic, inspiring and... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Lester Brown ... Himself
Ella Chou Ella Chou ... Herself
Tim DeChristopher Tim DeChristopher ... Himself
Wu Di Wu Di ... Herself
Aria Doe Aria Doe ... Herself
Josh Fox ... Himself
Eriberto Gualinga Eriberto Gualinga ... Himself
Franco Tulio Viteri Gualinga Franco Tulio Viteri Gualinga ... Himself
Nina Gualinga Nina Gualinga ... Herself
Youming Huang ... Himself
Ausberto Mahua Jaba Ausberto Mahua Jaba ... Himself
Bri Jackson Bri Jackson ... Herself
Van Jones ... Himself
Huayna Kapac Huayna Kapac ... Himself
Elizabeth Kolbert ... Herself
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Documentarian Josh Fox ("Gasland") travels the globe to meet with global climate change "warriors" who are committed to reversing the tide of global warming. Funny and tragic, inspiring and enlightening, the film examines the intricately woven forces that threaten the stability of the planet and the lives of its inhabitants. Written by ronaldsimons

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USA

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20 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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How to Let Go of the World: and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change See more »

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Budget:

$1,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,800, 24 April 2016

Gross USA:

$36,386

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,386
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16:9 HD
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Target For Tonight.
10 July 2016 | by rmax304823See all my reviews

It's a nicely joined documentary illustrating the recent and not-so-recent progress of global warming and tying it convincingly to carbon emissions.

But it's a sad program too, because the people most in need of this information are the least likely to watch a program like this. Somehow the notion of anthropogenic global warming has been politicized. It shouldn't ever have become a "liberal" position because it's no more partisan than the solar system or Ebola or the Black Plague.

It's sad too because I'm tempted to argue in favor of recognizing AGW, as almost all respectable scientific organizations have, including the American Meteorological Association. I visited the Columbia Ice Fields in Canada as a child in 1953 and again in 1988, and the edge of this miniglacier had retreated the length of about two football fields in that period. It's irritating to feel that an observation like that still needs to be brought up.

It's sad too that America in general is so far behind the curve on the acceptance of scientific evidence, that we seem to be shackled to a faith-based and political perspective. AGW isn't such a critical problem elsewhere, as nations finally bind together in an attempt to dampen the effect.

Nope. The ultimate problem has to do with psychology, not atmospheric physics. How can anyone deny AGW and natural selection, yet believe that inoculations lead to mental retardation? Finding the psychological solution would ease the way for the solution to the atmospheric problem.


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