James Redford knows that you know renewable technology will help fight climate change. But the filmmaker is also aware that you don’t really know what renewable technology actually looks like — and that there are steps regular people can make to ensure it’s universally adopted.
That’s why he made “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution.” The documentary, which premiered Monday on HBO, follows Redford on a clean energy road trip across the United States, during which he gazes up in awe at wind turbines, stands among thousands of sun-tracking mirrors, and listens as people from Nevada to New York explain how their communities are pushing for the switch to clean energy.
Rather than use this documentary to convince viewers that climate change is real — that’s already obvious, in his opinion — Redford aims to show people how they can actively mitigate its threat.
Read the story at Inverse.
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