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150 Years of global warming in a minute long symphony

Sometimes, a tune can say so much more than an image or words. Here, we turn almost 150 years of global temperatures into music. The higher the temperature, the higher the pitch of the note. And the louder the note, the more carbon there is in the atmosphere

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Poynton Regenerated

15 minute video showing a community in decline, divided by decades of anti-social traffic engineering, is reunited and revitalised by streetscape redesign.

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The evidence for climate change

16 minute video explaining the real evidence of climate without computer models or the IPCC.

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Fully Charged

Fully Charged is a weekly video podcast from the creator of ‘Carpool,’ Robert Llewellyn. The show takes a look at the realities of using electric vehicles, looking behind the myths, seeking the truth about electric cars.

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Don't Frack Our Future


Don’t Frack Our Future – Doreen’s Story

Unconventional gas exploration is threatening Britain and Ireland. Licenses and planning applications have already been granted by the Government with little or no community consultation. The scale of the industrialisation and impacts are never discussed.

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Step on the Gas


Step on the Gas? Shale Gas in Europe

Against the background of a US shale gas boom, this new video infographic explores the debate about shale gas in Europe, examining the pros and cons of exploiting reserves. Will shale have its day in the sun or is the promise of a golden age of gas a false dawn for Europe?

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Internationally renowned photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand makes his feature directorial debut with this environmentally conscious documentary produced by Luc Besson, and narrated by Glenn Close. Shot in 54 countries and 120 locations over 217 days, Home presents the many wonders of planet Earth from an entirely aerial perspective. As such, we are afforded the unique opportunity to witness our changing environment from an entirely new vantage point. In our 200,000 years on Earth, humanity has hopelessly upset Mother Nature’s delicate balance. Some experts claim that we have less than ten years to change our patterns of consumption and reverse the trend before the damage is irreversible. Produced to inspire action and encourage thoughtful debate, Home poses the prospect that unless we act quickly, we risk losing the only home we may ever have.

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Feed in Tariffs

5 minute video video talking about UK feed In tariffs.

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The Story of Stuff Project

When Annie Leonard and her friends at Free Range Studios set out in 2007 to share what she’d learned about the way we make, use and throw away Stuff, they thought 50,000 views would be a good result for her ‘20-minute cartoon about trash.’ Today, with over 15 million views and counting, The Story of Stuff is one of the most watched environmental-themed online movies of all time.

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The End of Suburbia

The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream is a documentary which examines the rise of the suburban lifestyle, the costs to the Earth and the economy of our current living habits, where we may be headed, and how this situation can be remedied.

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The Plastic Battle

Winner of Friends of the Earth’s Best One-minute green film award. Director Ulla Jacobsen (Denmark) on her entry: “Over-packaging of children’s toys takes on absurd dimensions…”

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131 Years of Global Warming in 26 Seconds

From our friends at NASA comes this amazing 26-second video, depicting how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1880. That year is what scientists call the beginning of the “modern record.”

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There's No Tommorow


There’s No Tomorrow

There’s No Tomorrow ‘ is a half-hour animated documentary that deals with resource depletion, energy, and growth. Inspired by the pro-capitalist cartoons of the 1940s, the film is an introduction to the energy dilemmas facing the world today.

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Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland)

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Friends of the Earth International

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