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A small community was promised a recreational dream. Instead they got a toxic nightmare. Watch their battle against coal ash, a toxic waste that is polluting hundreds of similar communities across America. You can take action and tell the EPA to regulate this waste by...
Imagine there was a pill you could take every day that would provide you with wealth, freedom, and luxuries beyond the imagination of even the wealthiest kings of yesteryear. Taking this pill would give you the equivalent of hundreds of slaves, working for you 24/7, to grow...
A good movie gives you a ticket to a secret world and Big Men delivers again and again, taking you into rooms you have no business entering. You’ll eavesdrop on meetings about oil deals worth billions of dollars and watch heavily armed militants preparing to strike. It’s a...
The Unist'ot'en, a clan of the Wet'suet'en Nation have built a protection camp to block the Pacific Trails Pipeline or PTP, in so called British Columbia in Canada. The PTP pipeline would bring natural gas obtained through fracking to the Pacific ocean and would cross through...
A group of young Canadians take it upon themselves to strive for a more sustainable way of life by building their own wind turbine from scratch. With little to no prior knowledge or experience, the group finds aid in the surrounding community's range or skill sets that all...
Natural beauty, fertile lands and good food, this the description of the southern regions of Italy, a piece of heaven on Earth which the Ancient Romans used to call "Campania felix" meaning happy Campania, because of the land's extraordinary fertility which was capable of...
Watch the true story of a town who discovered strength in unity and turned the tables on the powerful oil & gas industry. Help us share this inspiring video with everyone you know! Visit http://earthjustice.org/advocacy-campaigns/unfracktured to learn more.
This 'Accelerated' Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view. 
Gasland Part II follows on three years later, to continue documenting how the stakes have been raised on all sides in one of the most devastating environmental issues rapidly spreading the globe. This sequel further enriches the argument that the gas industry’s portrayal of...
This film explores the ethics of fracking though different professional, scientific, medical, spiritual and religious backgrounds. It also takes a look at the deceiving advertising the gas industry heavily relies on. If any groups would like a DVD or to host a screening of...
What if roads and parking lots were solar, fueling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities as well as electric vehicles? Scott and Julie Brusaw, the inventors/creators have the answer. They have a IndieGoGo funding campaign active through May 31st...
Recorded February 25th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC Richard Heinberg speaks on his newest book, covering the short-term nature of the recent North American oil boom and the financial bubble that supports it.
 Like many others who preceded us, our "civilisation" faces an Energy Crisis of megawattic proportions, which threatens to bring an end to our brief joyride. But our dirty little secret is seldom mentioned in the news, let alone connected to economic instability or to...
The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware of the control structures that prevent us from experiencing our full potential. CE3 uses...
Animated sequences from the feature documentary H2Oil explain, in a nutshell, the issues and problems associated with oil/tar sands production in Canada. You can view the full film here. 
Due to Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands, Canada is now the biggest oil supplier to the United States. A controversial billion-dollar industry is heavily invested in extracting crude from the tarry sands through a process so toxic it has become an international cause for concern...
Good news! Mexico has the fourth largest shale gas reserves in the world, and the Mexican Congress has just voted to change the constitution so that private companies can drill for it. That means that U.S 
A young man travels to the andean mountains to understand the origin of man and the reason of his existence.   Rent or buy the film digitally at: http://humanofilm.com     
Screened at Sundance, THE ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA journeys to nuclear reactor communities around the country to provide a comprehensive exploration of the history and impact of nuclear power to date, and to investigate the truths and myths about nuclear energy. Take...
For over two weeks now, a coalition of people including local Mi'kmaq residents, and anglophone and Acadian settlers, have blockaded the road leading to an equipment compound leased to South Western Energy or SWN. SWN is a Texas based energy company, that has been...
Kahsatstenhsera (gah-sad-sdanh-se-ra) is a Kanienkeha:ka (Mohawk) word that means Strength in Unity. This short documentary details contemporary Indigenous resistance to tar sands pipeline expansion, in particular the Line 9 and Energy East pipelines, which threaten the...
The Koch brothers must be terrified this will catch on. 
48% of all CO2 generated and energy consumed in the U.S. is from the construction and operation of buildings. Most climate scientists agree that CO2 emissions must be reduced 80% by 2050 to help stabilize the earth’s climate. Passive House is a new building standard for...
On September 21st, we will draw the line to protect our communities from climate change and show President Obama that there is no turning back -- to keep his climate promises, he has to stop Keystone XL and the tar sands. Click here to find an event near you.
When you've got giant energy companies this scared, you must be doing something right. At 3:38, I snorted. Just sayin'. And at 4:43, he explains brilliantly what's in it for you. - Adam Mordecai   For more information on how you can help this amazing nonprofit win, you...
Line In the Sand is an independent documentary about the ongoing resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil through the U.S. with the risk of damaging land and health. We're drawing a line in the sand through film to say "no" to...
Those pesky earthquakes that happen near fracking rigs? Just natural side effects, folks. Nothing to see here... Read about frackquakes at http://bit.ly/frackingquake
There are some things in our society.. and some things in our world.. which I am proud to be maladjusted" -Martin Luther King Jr. Mankind's increasing capability is at great contrast with the global state of disparity. We've reached unprecedented levels of technological...
Filter-free news & resistance updates via the Stimulator.* This week: 1. North Pole Freakout 2. Global Warming Greening the Planet 3. Obama’s strip tease 4. Dick Branson’s Plan B 5. Steward Brant’s Mutant Future 6. Tepco nukes the Pacific 7. Frack Off! 8. Stink...
The first thing you notice about Sarnia, Ontario, is the smell: a potent mix of gasoline, melting asphalt, and the occasional trace of rotten egg. Shortly after my arrival I already felt unpleasantly high and dizzy, like I wasn't getting enough air. Maybe this had something...
Fracking company Cuadrilla have descended on the small West Sussex village of Balcombe, where 85% of the residents have said they are opposed to fracking and supportive of those taking action to stop it. Residents and their supporters have set up the Balcombe Community...
A film by brother/sister duo, Sam and Kate Fulbright to take a closer look at what climate change really means in the United States, and dive beyond the daunting numbers and graphs to meet the people and communities effected by the problem of climate change.
A modern Indigenous warrior. A Goliath industry. A new way forward. -- Filmmakers Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis document the journey of Caleb Behn to protect the health of his land and people from the ravages of Big Oil and Gas.   Deep in the exquisite wilderness of...
College senior, Tim DeChristopher, Bidder #70, monkey-wrenched the out-going Bush administration's contentious oil and gas auction. He bid $1.8 million to save 22,000 acres of Utah's red rock wilderness with no intention to pay or drill. Now he's paying for it with his future.
EVERYONE should watch and share this short video to educate and humble themselves, and destroy ignorance worldwide--through understanding the consequences of what goes into our daily routines, and the hidden horrors behind the privileges we take for granted. Please take just...
DAMOCRACY: A documentary that debunks the myth of large-scale dams as clean energy and a solution to climate change. It records the priceless cultural and natural heritage the world would lose in the Amazon and Mesopotamia if two planned large-scale dams are built - Belo...
Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo co-narrates this 18-month cradle-to-grave fracking investigation by Public Herald, an investigative news nonprofit co-founded by journalists Joshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman. Triple Divide features never before seen interviews with...
One of the favorite arguments against alternative energy is that it isn’t available all the time. The sun goes down. The wind stops blowing. Gotta have that oil! Gotta have that natural gas! If there are accidents due to drilling or fracking, well, that’s just the price...
We are all paying the price of carbon pollution. It's time to put a price on carbon and make the polluters stop the carbon destruction. Narrated by Reggie Watts. See how a Carbon Fee & Dividend law would work via this FAQ.
Our planet’s economic and environmental future hangs on an unlikely thread: the clothesline. British filmmaker Steven Lake criss-crosses the world to unravel the reasons and consequences for the banishing of the clotheslines in favour of tumble dryers. Corporate...
Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade is an hour-long documentary film written and directed by Garrett Graham in collaboration with the Tar Sands Blockade and features exclusive video footage shot by the blockaders themselves during the course of over six...
There's a new front line in the battle to prevent catastrophic climate change. Arrested Development star Alia Shawkat (aka Maeby) explains the truth about the coal industry's plans to export American coal. Multi-billion dollar coal companies like Arch, Ambre, and...
Energy is at the heart of the human predicament in the twenty-first century, and we now face a transformational moment in our energy story. As we leave the age of seemingly cheap and plentiful fossil fuels and enter an era of extreme energy, the ever-rising financial...
We attended the "Forward On Climate Rally" and made this video about it. Thanks to all those we met and agreed to be a part of the video. Vandana Shiva said "When you do the right thing by the Earth, she gives you great company" and we've certainly found that to be true.
Should it be a crime for people to share their renewable energy with others? From an Iowa farmer to a California solar guerrilla, these people have clean power to share--if only their utility companies would let them. Power From The People is about the fight to distribute...
Motherboard's 30-minute film on the grassroots movement to make thorium nuclear power a reality. Follow us: @motherboard on Twitter | motherboardtv on Facebook Note for Non US-Visitors: If the video doesn't play in your country, use www.securitykiss.com and after...
SOLAR MAMAS: Are women better at getting out of poverty than men? An inspiring film about one woman’s attempt to light up her world. Rafea is an uneducated Bedouin mother from the Jordanian desert. She gets the chance to go to the Barefoot College, where middle-aged...
The Sierra Club Beyond Oil Campaign aims to block the most dangerous oil projects (Keystone XL, Enbridge Gateway, Trailbreaker pipelines) and revoke the oil industry's license to operate above the law and interfere with our transition to a clean energy future. Narrated by...
Legitimate concerns about climate change are being exploited by big energy companies and financial institutions who are lobbying for subsidies from industrial bioenergy (biofuel and biomass) power generation. This short film explains the environmental and social problems...
Caleb Behn is a young, Indigenous warrior fighting to save his people's land and culture. Deep in the exquisite wilderness of northeastern British Columbia, the ancestral home of Caleb's Dene people, the multi-billion-dollar oil and gas industry emits chemicals linked to...