Green Screen 6: Before The Flood

Why you should watch Before The Flood:

"Before the Flood" is a powerful documentary that not only presents the dire consequences of climate change but also provides solutions and calls to action. It is a wake-up call for individuals and policymakers alike to take immediate action to address the pressing issue of climate change. Additionally, it features a diverse range of perspectives and voices, from scientists to politicians to grassroots activists, making it a comprehensive and engaging watch for anyone interested in sustainability and environmental issues.

On a personal note, we found the confirmation reassuring that becoming vegan or at least vegetarian is one of the most important things we can do for the planet. We've made this change about 1 year ago and are happy to stick with it. Also the documentary shows the influence and the importance that celebrities have and need to have on the change we need to make as a society. Would this documentary have the same impact if it was not made by Leonardo DiCaprio?

As Honest Basics we're happy to be a part of the sustainability movement. However small our impact may be. And also we're happy to confirm that all our products are vegan!

Summary and essential take-aways:

"Before the Flood" is a documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens, that explores the effects of climate change on our planet. The documentary follows DiCaprio as he travels around the world to witness the impact of climate change on our environment, and to meet with scientists, politicians, and activists to discuss possible solutions.

Main take-aways:

  1. Climate change is real and its effects are happening now, from rising sea levels to more frequent natural disasters.
  2. The root causes of climate change are largely driven by human activity, including the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.
  3. The consequences of inaction on climate change will be catastrophic, not just for the environment, but also for human health, food security, and economic stability.
  4. There are solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change, including transitioning to clean and renewable energy sources, investing in sustainable agriculture and forestry, and reducing our overall carbon footprint.


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