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From The Bullfrog Films Collection
Divest! The Climate Movement on Tour

A film by Josh Fox and Steve Liptay

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As world governments struggle to meet the aspirational limit of 1.5°C of global warming agreed to at COP21 in Paris, a new campaign is targeting the fossil fuel industry in an effort to withdraw its social license to operate. DIVEST! chronicles 350.org's 'Do the Math' bus tour across the United States in 2012 as it launched the fossil fuel divestment campaign onto the national and ultimately international stage. 

Joined by special guests, 350.org founder Bill McKibben lays out the findings in his landmark Rolling Stone article 'Global Warming's Terrifying New Math' and makes the moral and historical case for divestment. Three years after the 'Do the Math' tour, over 500 institutions representing over three trillion dollars in assets have committed to divest. The campaign is winning, but with the clock ticking down the question remains: will the victories add up enough to matter?

Featuring Naomi Klein, Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, Josh Fox, Terry Tempest Williams, Winona LaDuke, Desmond Tutu and Ira Glass. Music by DJ Spooky, Jonny 5 & Laura Goldhammer, Nahko & Medicine for the People and Christen Lien.

“This video arrives at a remarkable time. —Science Books and Films

“Illustrates the impacts of climate change and how people are rallying to stop it.” —Green Teacher

Science Books and Films "Best Films" List 2017

77 minutes / Color
Closed Captioned
Release: 2016

For individual consumers (home video)

This DVD is sold for private, home use only.

Subject areas:
The Bullfrog Films Collection, Environment, Social Movements

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