Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization


Episode Info

"The challenge is to save civilization itself," says environmentalist Lester Brown in this documentary based on his "Plan B" book. He fears that unless carbon emissions are quickly curbed, the world faces cataclysmic changes that will lead to the collapse of many countries. The film, which follows him on a world speaking tour, features his solutions for averting disaster; and includes remarks from Thomas Friedman (New York Times) and economist Paul Krugman. Matt Damon hosts and narrates.