Environment - 6

Inside Chernobyl

Inside Chernobyl

A film based on current conditions in Chernobyl and Pripyat, where the Soviet Government tried to cover up a catastrophic nuclear accident - something the world had never seen before. Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had exploded releasing lethal amounts...

7.02

Toxic: Napoli

Toxic: Napoli

In the city of Naples, Italy, the Mafia has controlled the waste-management industry for decades - dumping and burning trash across its rolling hills and vineyards. In 1994, the European Union declared the situation an official environmental emergency, and things have only gotten...

8.39

Green Death of the Forests

Green Death of the Forests

Green Death of The Forests is an unusual film. It is both a hard hitting portrayal of the causes and consequences of deforestation in Indonesia, and a film which captures the tranquility and calm of wild nature. It contains no narrative or dialogue...

8.92

Polar Apocalypse

Polar Apocalypse

Ten percent of the Earth's surface is covered in glacial snow and ice. As our planet heats up this frozen water is starting to melt at an increasing rate. This could have a catastrophic effect on the sea levels across the world. Coastal...

5.44

The Cleantech Future

The Cleantech Future

What if we could live in a clean world? A world in which energy would be 100% renewable, water no longer polluted, transportation truly green and production methods clean and regenerative? There will be such a world. In this documentary VPRO Backlight explores...

8.19

Occupy Sandy

Occupy Sandy

The author of Gasland and The Sky is Pink made one little documentary concerned with the people affected by the Hurricane Sandy. Occupy Sandy is a coordinated relief effort to distribute resources and volunteers to help neighborhoods and people affected by Hurricane Sandy....

7.33

Fracking in America

Fracking in America

Energy independence. Two words that became very important in the U.S. politics. For years now, the United States has tried to lower its dependence on foreign oil for its energy needs. With stability in the Middle East in question, drilling at home has...

8.44

The Battle for the Arctic

The Battle for the Arctic

The Arctic holds thirteen percent of the world's undiscovered oil and thirty percent of its untapped natural gas, which is trillions of dollars of potential profit. And that means, here in the far north, issues of sovereignty, security, environment, and trade are intersecting...

7.13

The Stories!

The Stories!

If you liked The Story of Stuff, you'll sure like this excellent series of insightful videos. Cap and Trade. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers and reveals the "devils in the details" in current cap and trade proposals:...

8.18