29 Nov '11, 6pm

Documentary on end of world as we know it is surprisingly uplifting

The new documentary The Crisis of Civilization is the most user-friendly exploration of imminent doom you’ll ever see. Through interviews, found footage, and animation, the film actually manages to make the unwinding of our conventional, fossil-fueled, more-is-more industrial civilization accessible. And importantly, it pays just as much attention to solutions as to problems. Nafeez Ahmed , the documentary’s narrator, whom I've interviewed in the past, is a professor of international relations and author of A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save It . He’s also smart as hell, knowledgeable on a broad scale, and a master of synthesizing the implications of climate change and peak energy for terrorism, national security, and our increasingly fragile world food supply. In other words, he’s the sort of academic we ignore at our peril. And for our U.K. fri...

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