Critically acclaimed documentary carbon nation is available now on DVD at www.carbonnationmovie.com (worldwide shipping) and selected retailers including Walmart and Amazon.com. The film is also available on Video on Demand in 100 million homes in the U.S and Canada. Visit our website for a full list of carriers.
carbon nation is an optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national & energy security and promotes health & a clean environment. carbon nation is a film that celebrates solutions, inspiration and action, making it appealing across the political spectrum.
Award-winning director Peter Byck says:
“In 15 months of presenting the film to very diverse audiences, we have come to the realization that we are not a polarized country, as many on TV will tell us, and many in Washington play out. Rather, there is great consensus among a large and varied group of Americans: renewable energy sources and using less energy are great ideas – whether to boost the economy, increase national and energy security and promote health and a clean environment. As it stands now, good Americans are being lied to, told that we are polarized, and then many act out as if this were true, creating a self-fulfilling crash. It’s a storytelling problem.
Narrated by Bill Kurtis, the cast includes some green and some not so green celebrities:
Richard Branson (CEO, Virgin Group), Thomas L. Friedman (New York Times), Former CIA Director James Woolsey, Van Jones (Founder, Green For All), Col. Dan Nolan, U.S. Army (Ret), Amory Lovins (Chairman, RMI), Art Rosenfeld (Commissioner, California Energy Commission), Denis Hayes (Founder of Earth Day), Ralph Cavanagh (NRDC), Lester Brown (Earth Policy Institute), John Rowe (CEO, Exelon) and Jim Rogers (CEO, Duke Energy). After a year in the festival circuit, carbon nation opened theatrically in New York on February 11, 2011. Theatrical runs followed in Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco and Chicago. There have been over 600+ word-of-mouth screenings (and many more in the pipeline.) carbon nation has been featured in Canada, South Africa, Sweden, The Netherlands, Jordan, Israel, Belgium, Australia, Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Italy and has also enjoyed sold-out screenings in London & Cape Town.
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