Documentary films are at the forefront of the climate change debate, conveying powerful stories and images of environmental destruction that help viewers understand what’s at stake far better than most policy debates can. Media Impact Funders, The 11th Hour Project and Philanthropy New York convened a session to help funders learn more about how a trio of high-impact productions—Virunga, Gasland and Gasland Part II—are influencing viewers, shaping media coverage, and moving policymakers to action.
A multi-media project of the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting including photos, articles and podcasts about the Alberta tar sands and the devastating impact extraction is having on the environment. Read more
After the 2010 BP Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the local environment was devastated and thousands of lives were disrupted by damage. This interactive web video lets you hear the voice of those affected by the disaster.
Virunga tells the true story of a group of brave people risking their lives to build a better future in a part of Africa that the world’s forgotten and exposes the realities of life in the Congo.