In the next few decades, humankind will need to double, or even triple energy production as billions of people in the developing world lift themselves out of poverty and begin to live modern lives. Unless the source of this new energy is clean and non-CO2 emitting, the risk of triggering a devastating global climate catastrophe is all but certain. The magnitude of this dilemma has left the mainstream environmental movement teetering between apocalyptic thinking and utter disarray.
In Pandora's Promise, a stacked-deck documentary in support of nuclear energy, director Robert Stone holds a cute little yellow meter aloft, measuring the levels of radiation at Chernobyl and Fukushima, sites of two of the world's most disastrous nuclear power plant failures. » Read more
Cast:Richard Rhodes; Stewart Brand; Mark Lynas; Michael Shellenberger; Charles Till
Directed by:Robert Stone
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