The Entire World Would Be Better Off if Donald Trump Just Watched This Video

In a yearlong series of short films for Undark, the digital publication of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ian Cheney, whose works include documentaries like King Corn, The Search for General Tso, and The City Dark turned his lens on climate change. In just over 12 minutes, he explores the scale of the challenge facing humanity: scientific and technical, the emotional, psychological and political. Cheney doesn’t pretend to offer answers or specific solutions; he only seeks to shine a light into the fog, to look for shapes and patterns and ultimately to explore the many reasons why the problem of climate change is so difficult for humanity to even fathom, much less come together to solve. Continue reading