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They're Selling the Wind
A film by Elisabeth Jonniaux
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It all began with a letter—or, more precisely, an advertisement. Along with an invoice from GAZ, the French national gas company, an accompanying coupon promised that, if customers simply signed up for a new, more expensive, plan the company would fully offsetting the greehouse gas emissions associated with their gas consumption. But how? Filmmaker Elisabeth Jonniaux packed her camera and traveled from Brazil to Europe to better understand a highly speculative new plan... that seemed to good to be true.

FIGRA International Documentary & News Reportage Film Festival

55 minutes / color
Release: 2017
Copyright: 2012

Subject areas:
Advertising & Marketing, Business, Business Ethics, Business Ethics, Economics, Energy, Environment, Globalization, Streaming only, Sustainability

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