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Engage with climate-related content from different perspectives through presentations, films, and series, that are free to stream online.


Presentations

The disarming case to act right now on climate change

11 min
Greta Thunberg explains why, in August 2018, she walked out of school and organized a strike to raise awareness of global warming, protesting outside the Swedish parliament and grabbing the world’s attention.

Climate change will displace millions. Here’s how we prepare.

12 min
Colette Pichon Battle urges us to radically restructure the economic and social systems that are driving climate migration and shares how we can cultivate collective resilience, better prepare before disaster strikes, and advance human rights for all.

Why lakes and rivers should have the same rights as humans

13 min
Kelsey Leonard shows why granting lakes and rivers legal “personhood” – giving them the same legal rights as humans – is the first step to protecting our bodies of water and fundamentally transforming how we value this vital resource.

Decolonization is for everyone

13 min
Nikki Sanchez discusses what colonization looks like and how it can be addressed through decolonization, suggesting that an equitable and just future depends on the courage we show today.

Films

Ha Nii Tokxw: Our Food Table

2010 | 39 min
The story of the indigenous Gitanyow people and their struggle to protect their traditional lands and “food table” in the face of climate change, industrialization and colonization in Northern British Columbia.

Feature length

Climate Refugees

2010 | 1 hr 23 min
Michael P. Nash examines the human plight of climate change with a focus on the intersection of overpopulation and lack of resources.

Disobedience

2016 | 41 min
A film about courageous action that is being taken on the front lines of the climate crisis on every continent, led by regular people fed up with the power and pollution of the fossil fuel industry.

Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World

2015 | 1 hr 14 min
Explore the breathtakingly beautiful archipelago off BC’s northwest coast – home to a dedicated community uniting to protect land and sea for the next generation.

Just Eat It

2014 | 1 hr 15 min
Follow a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months and find truckloads of perfectly edible food destined for the landfill.

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

1993 | 1 h 59 min
Director Alanis Obomsawin captures the historic confrontation between protestors, the Quebec police, and the Canadian army over a proposed golf course to be built on Kanien’kéhaka (Mohawk) lands in Oka, Quebec.

Schooling the World

2010 | 1 hr 5 min
Examine the assumption of cultural superiority behind education aid projects, which overtly aim to help children “escape” to a “better life” – despite mounting evidence of the environmental, social, and mental health costs of our own modern consumer lifestyles.

Short

Sundarbans: The Next Climate Refugees

2019 | 9 min
Journalists Lisa Hornak and Erin Stone travel to Mousuni Island to see what life is like for the island’s remaining inhabitants and hear from those who fear they will become the next wave of climate refugees, as well as some who already have.

Nuhe nenë boghílníh: Protecting our Homeland

2017 | 3 min
Denesuline Ashton Janvier raises awareness about uranium mining exploration in Patterson Lake on the territory of the Clearwater River Dene Nation to encourage viewers to consider how this mining exploration destroys natural resources, harms wild life, and ruins the land.

Writing the Land

2007 | 7 min
xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) elder Larry Grant shares his experience rediscovering his language and traditions on territory where the Musqueam people have lived for thousands of years.

Series

Climate Change: Ade On the Frontline

Follow Ade Adepitan to the frontline of climate change as he discovers how life is now being affected and what potential solutions there are around the globe.