What Made This Die-Hard Fox News Fan Believe In Climate Change?

This (now former) climate change skeptic and self-professed Bill O'Reilly fan recently attended a screening of a new documentary that features time-lapse footage of entire glaciers disappearing at alarmingly fast rates. I think it's pretty safe to say what she saw made an impact.- Mansur Gidfar

Want to know more about the documentary that changed this woman's mind? Check out the official trailer for "Chasing Ice," a documentary about the good people over at the Extreme Ice Survey. You can find a screening in your area here.

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