Archive for environment

Our Daily Bread (2005)

Posted in 2005, documentary movies, Nikolaus Geyrhalter with tags , , , , on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 by CriticalDocs

The world of industrial food production and high-tech farming.

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Ilha das Flores (1989)

Posted in 1989, Jorge Furtado, short movies with tags , , , , , , on Thursday, 22 May 2008 by CriticalDocs

Isle of Flowers


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Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis (Feb. 2008)

Posted in Al Gore, speeches/talks with tags , , on Monday, 5 May 2008 by CriticalDocs

The American Denial of Global Warming (a talk by Dr. Naomi Oreskes) (2007)

Posted in Naomi Oreskes, speeches/talks with tags , , , on Friday, 2 May 2008 by CriticalDocs

Global Warming is a reality! In the last few decades global warming has scientifically been proven to be happening. So, if there is a consent about this matter in the scientific world, howcome do the mass media and consenquently the general public still continue to question this fact. Dr. Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego, shows that the general opinion about global warming is not founded on scientific results, but rather influenced by the media, which in turn are indirectly manipulated by governamental institutions.

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (2008)

Posted in books, Lester R. Brown with tags , , , , on Wednesday, 30 April 2008 by CriticalDocs


«Keeping the [global economic] bubble from bursting will require an unprecedented degree of international cooperation to stabilize population, climate, water tables, and soils – and at wartime speed. Indeed, in both scale and urgency the effort required is comparable to the US mobilization during World War II.»
Lester R. Brown, Plan B (2003)

The new book from Lester R. Brown is out and can be downloaded here.

«There are many things we do not know about the future. But one thing we do know is that business as usual will not continue for much longer. Massive change is inevitable. Will the change come because we move quickly to restructure the economy or because we fail to act and civilization begins to unravel?»

bookDownload the complete book or individual chapters here.

wkiAbout the author @ wikipedia

interviewInterview with Lester R. Brown

Several other interviews (audio & video) can be found here.

The World According to Monsanto (2008)

Posted in 2008, documentary movies, Marie-Monique Robin with tags , , , , , on Tuesday, 29 April 2008 by CriticalDocs


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Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

Posted in Chris Paine, documentary movies with tags , , , , , on Wednesday, 23 April 2008 by CriticalDocs

Who Killed the Electric Car? is a 2006 documentary filmbattery electric vehicle in the United States, specifically the General Motors EV1 of the 1990s. The film explores the roles of automobile manufacturers, the oil industry, the US government, batteries, hydrogen vehicles, and consumers that explores the birth, limited commercialization, and subsequent death of the in limiting the development and adoption of this technology.

text taken from here