Carbon Nation (2011)



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Carbon Nation is a feature length documentary 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 a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how SOLUTIONS to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues. 'Carbon Nation' is an optimistic discovery of what people are already doing, what we as a nation could be doing and what the world needs to do to prevent (or slow down) the … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: Peter Byck, Eric Driscoll, Matt Weinhold, Karen Weigert
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On DVD: Sep 6, 2011
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What we get is the filmic equivalent of a smiley face. But enthusiasm and sincerity don't make the hard questions go away.

Full Review… | March 10, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
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"Carbon Nation" is an inspiring look at the many recent advances in clean energy and green technologies.

Full Review… | February 17, 2011
Los Angeles Times
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Interviewees who issue hysterical statements like "the sea ice cap is almost gone" go uncontradicted.

Full Review… | February 11, 2011
New York Post
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This film seems blissfully unaware that political obstructionists are paralyzing the legislative process; that deep-pocketed influence peddlers have a vested interest in maintaining the fossil fuel culture; that, in general, people resist change.

Full Review… | February 11, 2011
New York Times
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Alternative energy sources-algae, wind, and geothermal-are showcased, but Carbon Nation is most persuasive when it focuses on the individuals utilizing those supplies in their communities.

Full Review… | February 8, 2011
Village Voice
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Well intended but inert.

Full Review… | February 7, 2011
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