The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project (2009) (trailer)

The Great Squeeze chronicles our dependence on cheap and abundant fossil fuels that have been feeding the engine of our economic system for the past 200 years.  Although cheap energy has lifted modern civilizations to new heights, the ecosystem we depend on has paid the ultimate price.  By taking us back in time the film brings us on a journey through history when past civilizations made the same mistake of growing too fast, depleting their natural resources and ultimately collapsing.   Instead of the usual band-aid approaches, The Great Squeeze challenges us to learn from history and transition towards a more sustainable economy that values our environment.    Released in March 2009, The Great Squeeze was selected at 14 film festivals around the world and won two awards for best... read more
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The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project (2009)