“We’ve got the technology and know-how to change the world, but technology alone won’t change us. It begins with a change in attitude…”
~ Bill Nye, the “science guy”
When we change our attitude from denial to acceptance that climate change is real, we can resolve it. We need strong action to kick our fossil fuel addiction.
The Five Changes of Climate Grief
National Geographic (2015)
The Five Changes of Climate Grief is a humorous documentary in which Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a psychiatrist and Bill Nye the Science Guy plays himself as the latter grapples with climate denial (not the kind Exxon pays for but the personal kind all of us experience).
The main premise of the film is that all of us experience some degree of grief in confronting the enormity of the climate crisis. Thus all of us must work through the five stages of grief – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance – as we collectively struggle to find a solution.
The video has some great footage of the ecological devastation caused by Canadian tar sands mining and processing , as well as beach front properties on the Florida coast that are already uninhabitable due to rising sea levels.
I was delighted…
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