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Josh Fox's refreshing, vital eco-doc Gasland

Recently shortlisted for next year's Best Documentary Feature Oscar, and screening at SPACE Gallery on December 16, Josh Fox's Gasland feels, in a way, like the first hipster environmental documentary.
Water on fire
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  December 10, 2010
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Review: Cool It

Bjørn Lomborg, the Danish director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist , has been called an idiot and a traitor by his critics — none of whom is given a forum to speak in the new documentary.
Bjørn Lomborg: environmental Antichrist or nice guy? Or both?
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 19, 2010
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Interview: Davis Guggenheim, director of Waiting for Superman

Davis Guggenheim has always been a man on a mission.
Out with the Old School
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010
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As 'Superman' debuts, risks and rewards of school reform made plain

The documentary Waiting for "Superman" opens this week — an ambitious film that aims to bring the debate over education reform into every household.
The Academy
By TOM MEEK  |  October 01, 2010
PODCAST: Al Gore, on "Our Choice" [MP3]

PODCAST: Al Gore, on "Our Choice" [MP3]


Al Gore speaks at Harvard Square's First Parish Church Standing before a sea of green-leaning Cambridge liberals (who would later scoff heartily at the suggestion...
By Shaula Clark  |  November 11, 2009
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Food unfarmed

Following in the Peabody Award-winning footsteps of Aaron Wolf's congenial, informative documentary King Corn, Robert Kenner's omnibus agri-doc Food, Inc . offers a bleaker portrait of America's food economy at this year's Food+Farm event series, cente
Pollan and Schlosser, on message, in Food, Inc.
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 08, 2009


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Global warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is one of those broad-based, high-minded, outfits that drive the Bush White House crazy.
Some reasons for hope. Plus, Susan Passoni for boston City Council
By EDITORIAL  |  May 09, 2007
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Truth and consequences

For a film consisting mostly of a middle-aged guy pointing to charts and lecturing about complex, controversial, and world-challenging ideas, An Inconvenient Truth makes for a more entertaining thriller than The Da Vinci Code .
Al Gore’s graphic disaster movie
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 20, 2007