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This series of 3 films will encourage viewers to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low carbon economy. Join us in examining our current situation and finding ways to make changes in our community.


January 9, 2014 Generations
LOCATION: Gore Auditorium in the Gore School of Business

Within the span of a lifetime, one can observe the planet's changing climate. Skiers, snowboarders, farmers and climatologists across the world are experiencing the effects of climate change. Ski areas in the Northeast United States are witnessing shorter winters. California's farmlands are experiencing water shortages. Europe's glaciers are receding at alarming rates. Generations is a film about the consequences of climate change and shows you what you can do to make a difference.


February 20, 2014 Carbon Nation

TIME: 7:00pm 
LOCATION: Gore Auditorium in the Gore School of Business

carbon nation is a documentary movie about climate change SOLUTIONS. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don't buy it at all, this is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how SOLUTIONS to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues. You'll meet a host of entertaining and endearing characters along the way.




March 13, 2014 The Island President
TIME: 7:00pm 
LOCATION: Gore Auditorium in the Gore School of Business

on Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives after thirty years of despotic rule, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as one of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives enough to make them uninhabitable.