In This Climate: A new documentary for a changing world

The increasingly important topic of climate change is explored in an impactful film from cultural organisation Liberatum


Climate change continues to be one of the most pressing issues facing the world today and a new documentary has enlisted leading names in popular culture, the arts, science and more for a thought-provoking discussion on how to create much-needed change.

Produced by cultural organisation Liberatum and directed by founder Pablo Ganguli and creative director Tomas Auksas, In This Climate has brought together such diverse figures as TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough, fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, actor Mark Ruffalo, singer Cher and philosopher Noam Chomsky, alongside experts including Christiana Figueres, the former head of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, to highlight the cause.


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"I think we have a lot of trouble ahead," says Attenborough. "It's perfectly clear that the world is warming up. It is perfectly clear that the human race in numbers is increasing at an alarming rate.

"In the short time that I have been making television programmes, the population of the world has tripled. And they all need places to live and food to eat. Where does all that come from? It comes from the natural world. But there is less and less space to go through and there are more and more people."

A teaser for the film was launched following the United Nations Climate Change Conference, with the full release happening before the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in January.

In This Climate comprises just one part of Liberatum's educational push surrounding the issue, which includes a one-year programme in more than 30 countries to raise environmental awareness and promote conservation of wildlife.

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