Category: Years of Living Dangerously S02


Episode 8 (17), December 1st, 2019 3pm “Uprising” (Originally aired December 14, 2016): Burning coal remains a major source of energy, emitting toxic pollutants and carbon dioxide. North of Chicago, in Waukegan, Illinois, America Ferrera meets with activists, backed by the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign, who are working to shut down a local coal plant, and with a mayor who […]

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Safe Passage

Episode 7 (16), November 24th, 2019 4pm “Safe Passage” (Originally aired December 7, 2016): Ty Burrell looks into the progress of electric vehicles (EVs) and automated vehicles (AVs), that can greatly reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector. He speaks with Silicon Valley’s technology innovators and travels to Atlanta, Georgia, where generous and successful EV incentives were recently repealed, […]

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Episode 6 (15), November 24th, 2019 3pm “Priceless” (Originally aired November 30, 2016): Nikki Reed looks at the best single solution for climate change: putting a price on carbon. This would accelerate the adoption of clean energy, reduce harmful emissions and the cost of climate-related disasters and could stimulate the economy. She joins college student activists, who confront […]

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Collapse of the Oceans

Episode 5 (14), November 17th, 2019 4pm “Collapse of the Oceans” (Originally aired November 23, 2016): At the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Joshua Jackson investigates the devastating impacts of ocean warming on coral reefs and looks at the predicted impact on ocean ecosystems, and on our own food supply, of ocean acidification. He travels to the Philippines, whose citizens […]

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Fueling the Fire

Episode 4 (13), November 17th, 2019, 3pm ”Fueling the Fire” (Originally aired November 16, 2016): Arnold Schwarzenegger explores how the military is adapting to climate change and limiting national security risk by increasing energy efficiency and using renewables, but needs to increase the pace of this adaptation. In Kuwait, he sees how fuel convoys are responsible for most […]

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The Uprooted

Episode 3 (12), “The Uprooted” (November 9, 2016): In Africa, Thomas Friedman finds an increasing population of refugees fleeing wars, rising sea-levels, desertification and hurricanes, as up to 1 billion people are expected to become climate refugees over the next century. Young men left without the prospect of farming are more likely to join extremist groups. Don Cheadle explores how […]

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Gathering Storm

Episode 2 (11), November 3, 2019 “Gathering Storm” (Originally aired November 2, 2016): Jack Black explores how Miami and other low-lying coastal areas can survive rising sea-levels caused by climate change. Although the political and business community is largely in denial, and many locals are unaware of the cause of the increasing flooding, he finds a few legislators, […]

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A Race Against Time

Sunday October 27, 4pm SEASON 2 Episode 1 (10), “A Race Against Time” (October 30, 2016) focuses on renewable energy sources, especially solar. David Letterman travels to India to investigate the populous country’s efforts to expand its inadequate electrical grid, as its economy booms, and to supply electricity for the first time to 300 million citizens. He finds that there […]

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The Years of Living Dangerously

The YEARS Project is a multi-platform education and communications effort designed to elevate climate change as the issue of our time and stimulate an international conversation to encourage collective action by the public, legislators and business leaders. The Guardian described The YEARS Project as the “most important climate change multimedia communication effort in history.”

The YEARS Project has generously donated the screening rights to Seasons 1 & 2 to BRAVE | Social Cinema for screenings in Barrie, Ontario. The Years of Living Dangerously will be our flagship screening feature throughout the 2019 and 2020 BRAVE Seasons.

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