Sustainable Atwood Green Thursdays: CARBON NATION (film)

When:Thursday, April 19, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Sector 67; 2100 Winnebago Street Madison WI 53704

Description:
“Carbon Nation” is a business film, a national defense film, an energy-reductio n film. The heroes in the film are pragmatists. “Carbon Nation” is a documentary movie about climate change solutions. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don’t buy it at all, this is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how solutions to climate change also address other social, economic, and national security issues. You’ll meet a host of entertaining and endearing characters along the way.

“For the Price of a Cup of Coffee” is a 15-minute documentary examining the life cycle of a paper cup and the repercussions of a society reliant on convenience. Why are fewer than 1% of coffeeshop patrons bringing their own cups? Why do we have so much garbage, and where does it go? What is the true cost of a disposable culture? This film is full of information that all consumers should know about the products that we use everyday, and the steps we need to make towards a more sustainable world. Also, Climate Wisconsin short, “Extreme Heat.”

Creating awareness, sparking conversation, empowering change.

At Green Tuesdays & Thursdays Films & Lectures you can enjoy free screenings of films, presentations, and conversations about our world and how we can make it better, together.

Green Tuesdays & Thursdays are brought to you by The Natural Step Monona, and supported by the Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, the Dane County Environmental Council, and Richard and Judy Fritz. Whole Foods Market also supports Mononas Green Tuesdays with in-kind donations of refreshments.