Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Renewable Energy Documentaries

Have you been searching for documentaries or films on renewable energy?  We have compiled a list of just a few of the many amazing documentaries available online!  Links are provided to view each of the documentaries listed.

Fuel (2010)

Author: Josh Tickell

Key speakers: Various environmentalists, policy makers and educators, along with “green” celebrities such as Woody Harrelson, Sheryl Crow and Larry Hagman

Brief Overview: “Fuel” sheds light on America’s heavy dependence on foreign oil and the issues that are connected with it.  With the help of environmentalists and celebrities, Josh Tickell shows us how renewable energy can shape the future and provide a cleaner environment for all.  (Source)

Winner at the Sundance Film Festival, "Best Documentary", with 11 Standing Ovations.

Here is the official trailer for the documentary: 

And here is the link to view the documentary in its entirety! (YouTube account required to view the film): http://www.youtube.com/verify_age?next_url=http%3A//www.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3Dv3CBOdgBlk8%26feature%3Dplayer_embedded

UNLIMITED: Renewable Energy in the 21st Century

Directors: Daniel Califf-Glick and Barbara Azzoli

Key Speakers: Passionate 6th graders who are supported by energy experts in their respective fields.

Brief overview: This film follows a group of passionate and curious 6th graders who take matters into their own hands and take action to address global warming.   They share their personal opinions on the topic along with the help of variety of professionals (Source).  It’s great to see the younger generation taking a stand and getting involved!

View the video here!  

Hope for a Change: Renewable Energy

Producer: John Wilson

Key speakers: Dr. David Suzuki, Dr. Hermann Scheer, Chris Turner, Thomas Dresel

Brief overview:  This documentary looks at how communities and people like you and I, who have already started to use renewable energy technologies, provide hope for the future in the sense that we can use alternative energy sources to survive (Source).

Watch the first of four parts here!

Here Comes the Sun

Producer: Rob van Hattum

Key speakers: Various solar energy experts

Brief Overview: Rob van Hattum takes us into the world of solar energy in this informative documentary.  This film places an emphasis on the solar energy industry and the strides it has made in recent years to become a leading force in the renewable energy sector (Source).

Watch the video here!

The Gospel of Green

Written by: Bob McKeown

Producer: Neil Docherty

Key speakers: Hermannn Scheer

Brief overview: This documentary follows a team who travels to Germany to learn how the country is at the forefront of using renewable energy technologies and how they are successful.  The team tries to determine how Canada can also achieve this high level of success with renewable energy (Source).

Here is the link to watch the full documentary: http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/2008-2009/the_gospel_of_green/video.html

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