01 Aug '11, 1pm

'Carbon Nation' director: "This isn’t magic. It's good, old-fashioned horse sense." | GreenBiz Low-carbon world possible

'Carbon Nation' director: "This isn’t magic. It's good, old-fashioned horse sense." | GreenBiz Low-carbon world possible

I met Peter Byck in 2008, when he was making his documentary “Carbon Nation,” which focuses on climate-change solutions happening today from people of all occupations and political stripes -- some of whom don't even believe in climate change. (I have a cameo role in the film.) It’s an upbeat, business-focused film that aims to be non-preachy and non-partisan about how the U.S. can achieve national and energy security while promoting health and a clean environment. On the occasion of today's release of the film’s DVD and on-demand versions, I asked Byck, "Carbon Nation's" writer and director, to reflect on the experience: what he’s learned about business, his hope for the movie, and why he remains optimistic about the potential to solve our climate challenges. Joel Makower: What was the business message you and the “Carbon Nation” team had in mind when you started the movie...

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