Before the Flood Documentary

We need voices, eyes, ears, action!

Tune in for a special broadcast of NRDC Trustee and Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary, Before the Flood, on the National Geographic Channel on October 30 at 9 p.m. EDT. Directed by Academy Award winner Fisher Stevens, the film takes us on a tour of the warming world through DiCaprio’s journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling across five continents — from a smoldering Sumatran rainforest to the Alberta tar sands — to witness climate change firsthand.

Great Canadian Oil Sands in northeastern Alberta, Canada, where Suncor Energy produces 350,000 gallons of synthetic crude oil through a process that emits greenhouse gases and wreaks havoc on local ecosystems. Great Canadian Oil Sands in northeastern Alberta, Canada, where Suncor Energy produces 350,000 gallons of synthetic crude oil through a process that emits greenhouse gases and wreaks havoc on local ecosystems.

This film includes dramatic footage of the impacts of climate change, and the voices of a range of people on the front lines of the fight to solve this problem — including Alvin Lin from NRDC’s Beijing…

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Author: Anita Lubesh

I write poetry/prose/stories/short stories/verses for children/sketch/and have 6 chapters of a novel sitting there like that half eaten trifle in the fridge or bottle of Jack Daniels because something makes you afraid to eat it or drink... right now.. I am a proud Geordie from England's northern hemisphere and the beautiful city of Newcastle upon Tyne. I live with my lovely husband who came all the way from sunny California just for me, and my favourite animal, Bobble, our dog. I am a member of Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth and wish we could all do more, especially today, when such a lot is wrong.

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