A Civil Action

Description: Jan Schlichtmann, a tenacious lawyer, is addressed by a group of families. When investigating the seemingly non-profiting case, he finds it to be a major environmental issue that has a lot of impact potential. A leather production company could be responsible for several deadly cases of leukemia, but also is the main employer for […] Read more »

Carbon for Water

Description: In Kenya’s Western Province, most drinking water is contaminated. The wood many Kenyans use to boil this water to make it safe is increasingly valuable. Women and girls, who bear the responsibility for finding water and fuel, often miss school or work while seeking both fuel and water. Some even encounter sexual violence. Yet […] Read more »

Gasland

The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a “Saudi Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a […] Read more »

Last Call at the Oasis

Description: Illuminating the vital role water plays in our lives, exposing the defects in the current system and depicting communities already struggling with its ill-effects, the film features activist Erin Brockovich and such distinguished experts as Peter Gleick, Alex Prud’homme, Jay Famiglietti and Robert Glennon. This film exposes defects in the current system, shows communities […] Read more »

NASA Goddard October 2012

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center October 2012 Event Featuring Last Call At The OasisOctober 18, 2012 “Water is everywhere.” “The water in my tap is clean, at least here in the United States.” “Desalination will provide infinite and cheap freshwater into the future.” “Bottled water is more regulated than tap water.” “Recycled sewage water is […] Read more »