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Ice on Fire (2019)

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Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Raymond Baltar Raymond Baltar ... Himself - Biochar Pioneer
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Narrator (voice)
Linwood Gill Linwood Gill ... Himself - Chief Foreseter
Brigitte Knopf Brigitte Knopf ... Herself
Jennifer Morse Jennifer Morse ... Herself
Ietef Vita Ietef Vita ... Himself
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Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the atmosphere and thus paving the way for global temperatures to go down. Reversing climate change is urgent, given that the world passed 400 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere resulting in climate instability across the globe. We have heard the predictions but now climate related events are a daily reality - summer 2018 was the hottest on record, storms are stronger, droughts are longer, the arctic ice is thin or non-existent and antarctica is melting faster than predicted. Through visiting visionaries and scientists young and old, the film explores the deep hope that we can turn away from the brink. And, just as we figure out drawdown, we face an added complexity, the release of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas in the arctic, that is now entering the atmsphere. As the film says: "Is it game over? Or is...

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23 June 2019 (Sweden) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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Pertinent and Powerful
13 June 2019 | by partha-partha-somSee all my reviews

This is a pertinent and powerful documentary once again coming from DiCaprio. This documentary tries to find ways to stop or reverse the negative effects of climate change. The cinematography is brilliant; the narrative voice of DiCaprio confident and urgent without being haughty. And most importantly, it is based on facts and statistics from around the world.


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