“Winter is coming” may be the tagline for HBO’s Game of Thrones, but the actor who plays Jon Snow finds it “terrifying” that where they film, ice is vanishing. The award-winning HBO fantasy — which Time magazine calls “the biggest and most popular show in the world” — has its seventh season premiere July 16. Time interviewed actor KitContinue reading “Winter is coming! A Sad Irony according to Jon Snow”
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Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?
Eleven years after the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth laid out Al Gore’s urgent screed on the looming perils of global warming, the self-described “recovering politician” is back for a regrettably necessary follow-up, speaking to current leaders about the alarming environmental threats facing us all while, more constructively, offering pointers to sustainability. Everything said here isContinue reading “Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?”
Our favourite ‘green’ kid movies
David Whitley, a lecturer at Cambridge University says that Disney’s films have helped generations of children develop “a critical awareness of contested environmental issues” since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released in 1937. Bambi, Baloo, the bear from The Jungle Book, and the clownfish in Finding Nemo are some of our favourite greenContinue reading “Our favourite ‘green’ kid movies”