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Ice on Fire (2019)

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Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Raymond Baltar Raymond Baltar ... Himself - Biochar Pioneer
Leonardo DiCaprio ... Narrator (voice)
Ottmar Edenhofer Ottmar Edenhofer ... Himself
Linwood Gill Linwood Gill ... Himself - Chief Foreseter
Brigitte Knopf Brigitte Knopf ... Herself
Jennifer Morse Jennifer Morse ... Herself
Ietef Vita Ietef Vita ... Himself
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Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the atmosphere and thus paving the way for global temperatures to go down. Reversing climate change is urgent, given that the world passed 400 parts per million CO2 in the atmosphere resulting in climate instability across the globe. We have heard the predictions but now climate related events are a daily reality - summer 2018 was the hottest on record, storms are stronger, droughts are longer, the arctic ice is thin or non-existent and antarctica is melting faster than predicted. Through visiting visionaries and scientists young and old, the film explores the deep hope that we can turn away from the brink. And, just as we figure out drawdown, we face an added complexity, the release of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas in the arctic, that is now entering the atmsphere. As the film says: "Is it game over? Or is...

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23 June 2019 (Sweden) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Elephant in the room
13 June 2019 | by randyhiggins-81685See all my reviews

A well made, thought provoking, and scary compilation of what we know about the effect burning fossil fuels for energy has on our climate. Unfortunately for me, the film does not mention the elephant in the room. Until we take the difficult but necessary steps to reduce global population growth the remedies mentioned in this film all seem futile. When are we going to see a documentary about climate change that addresses this most important issue?


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