The age of stupid.

Hodgson, Jonathan (2009) The age of stupid. [Film/Video]

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Official URL: http://www.ageofstupid.net

Abstract

Climate change is generally acknowledged to be the most serious threat that mankind has ever faced. In order to avoid catastrophe, it is imperative that all nations agree multilaterally to work together to combat climate change. Unfortunately the scientific evidence, politics and economics connected with climate change is extremely complex and the doom laden forecasts coupled with the enormous personal sacrifices prescribed are hard for the public to take in. The result is that many people fail to engage with this enormous problem. One of the immediate and most important challenges for governments and NGOs alike has been to find ways of communicating this vital information that are straight forward, palatable and inspiring.

Item Type:Film/Video
Additional Information:

The final outcome was a film that was both critically acclaimed and seen by a huge international audience. The majority of audience feedback and press reviews were positive and many people said they felt compelled to do something about climate change.

Research Areas:School of Media and Performing Arts > Media & Performing Arts
ID Code:5963
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 09:43
Last Modified:06 Feb 2013 10:22

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