We are still in the middle of a pandemic. The world is no longer at standstill, but the fight is not over yet. It definitely has so many questions for us. Do you really think it’s something unprecedented or are we the ones who invited it over? Perhaps, knowing our earth is a necessity because it’s now or never.
8 Documentaries On Climate Change That Will Make You Think About Future
An Inconvenient Truth: A Global Warming
We can no longer take something just because it suits our convenience. We have far outpaced the natural metabolism that sustains our comforts. Acclaimed as one of the best environmental films ever made, this movie teaches us the basic science of the climate crisis we are witnessing, without which our lives are in great peril.
Featuring a father who’s concerned about what the future holds for his daughter when the planet is dying a slow death. This climate fiction gives us some practical and progressive solutions to tackle the impending climate disaster. The real question today is not where you see yourself in the next five years but instead will you be able to survive whatever you are for the rest of 13 years?
This mini Netflix series has a rating of a whopping 9.3. If you love watching serene jungles on the discovery channel as your pastime and the slow chirping in the background soothes your soul, then there is no way you can skip this. It documents how everything is connected between dense and intricate food webs and how we are killing its diverse beauty little by little.
This Changes Everything
Do powerful people bring change? Sometimes. Does power bring change? Yes, every time. When the top starts falling apart, only the ground sticks. And that is why this documentary lets us meet the frontline communities who are the worst hit by the rising sea levels, heatwaves, and zillions of other disasters fuelled by climate change but also reminds us at the same time that these very same people are the real harbingers of change if we want any.
People who do not share a sense of belonging are forever homeless and it is even more difficult when you do have a home but your heart can’t claim it. Showcasing the plight of people who have to leave all they have collected through their lives because now the sea is engulfing it right in front of them. Sometimes food is meager, sometimes there are just too many people to feed, caught between this dilemma is the stark reminder of an ominous future.
The True Cost
Flashy runway, star-studded costumes, blinking neon lights, all of these are like a fantasy ride but at what cost? What goes behind the scenes of indiscriminate hunting after a fast fashion? This movie is all of that, something that will make reality strike hard.
I am Greta
Presenting the story of a Swedish young climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, this is all you should watch to know that age is never a factor to achieve anything or start something you are truly passionate about. Greta boldly challenges the world leaders to provide her and the world the climate justice without which everything is just a facade.
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
Have you ever wondered how much food ends up becoming wasted? While on the other hand, the hunger indexes show that millions of children sleep every day with an empty stomach. This movie takes you on a tour into the excess culture where we immediately buy new instead of fixing up the old. It makes us ponder, is aesthetic appeal really aesthetic at all?
It’s high time we realize that we are sitting on a time bomb and it’s ticking faster than ever. If we humans don’t stop our careless greed, it might engulf us all.
Watch these documentaries and let us know how conscious you have become later.