Creation Care & Environmentally Relevant Movies and Videos

  • A Plastic Ocean – “An international team of adventurers, researchers, and Ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine Ocean…images of marine life, plastic pollution, and its ultimate consequences for human health.”
  • Back to Eden: Simple Sustainable Solutions – organic no-till gardening in a biblical context
  • BBC Earth Series at https://www.bbcearth.com/  - Reconnect with the wonders of God’s creation!
  • Before the Flood – by National Geographic, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens – follow up 10 years later to The 11th Hour (below) – “Riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.”
  • Dirt: The Movie – “Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, ‘Dirt! The Movie’ tells the story of humans trying to reconnect to dirt – the living skin of the earth…an astonishing, humorous and substantial look at the glorious and unappreciated ground beneath our feet.”
  • Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet – The Great Courses taught by Professor Eric G. Strauss, Ph.D., Boston College – 36 sessions, 30 minutes each
  • Earth’s Changing Climate – The Great Courses taught by Professor Richard Wolfson, Ph.D., Middlebury College – 12 sessions, 30 minutes each 
  • Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe – The Great Courses taught by Professor David M. Meyer, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University – reconnecting with the wonders of God’s creations
  • Human Footprint – by National Geographic – the environmental impact of consumerism associated with the things of everyday life – food, appliances, housing, etc.
  • Global Weirding Series with Katharine Hayhoe, Ph.D. – Professor of Climate Science at Texas Tech; Evangelical Christian who is married to an Evangelical Pastor –On Youtube.com she hosts this series of short (each less than 10 minutes) videos on climate change from a faith perspective (listed alphabetically except for the Intro) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi6RkdaEqgRVKi3AzidF4ow
    • Welcome to Global Weirding 
    • All the extreme weather we’ve had lately isn’t anything new, right?
    • Climate Change and Coronavirus
    • Climate change is really only affecting the polar bears, right?
    • Climate change: that’s just a money grab by scientists, right?
    • Climate Models
    • Climate vs Weather
    • Developing countries need fossil fuels to reach the standard of living we enjoy, right?
    • Does messaging with fear really work?
    • Fossil Fuels
    • How do we know this climate change thing is even real?
    • If I just explain the facts, they’ll get it, right?
    • I Live in the Eastern US – Does climate change matter to me?
    • I Live in the Midwest and Northern Great Plains. Does climate change matter to me?
    • I Live in the Southern Great Plains and Southwest. Does climate change matter to me?
    • I’m just one person. What can I do? 
    • I’m Not a Tree Hugger
    • I’m only a kid. I can’t do anything about climate change, right?
    • Is a warmer world a better world?
    • Is carbon dioxide really a pollutant? 
    • It’s too late to do anything about climate change, right?
    • Just how long have we known about climate change?
    • Oh, Canada
    • Pacific Northwest, Alaska and The Islands  
    • Plants and animals can adapt to climate change, can’t they?
    • Religion has nothing to say about climate change, right?
    • Renewable energy is way too expensive, right?
    • Southern Great Plains and Southwest
    • So, why is 2 degrees the magic number?
    • Texans don’t care about climate change, right?
    • The Bible doesn’t talk about climate change, right?
    • The easiest ways to fix climate change is population control and going vegan, right?
    • The oceans are so big surely climate change won’t affect them, right?
    • The Pandemic’s Effects on Climate Change
    • Was this latest hurricane caused by global warming or not?
    • What about the ozone hole?
    • What happens in the Arctic doesn’t really matter, right?
    • What is geoengineering anyway?
    • What’s the Big Deal With a Few Degrees?
  • Planet in Peril: A CNN Worldwide Investigation – by CNN – “…filmed in 13 countries, uncovering places where environmental change is not a theory or a future forecast but a crisis happening in real time. Bringing viewers the stories behind the statistics, Anderson Cooper, Jeff Corwin, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta focus on today’s environmental threats and their impact on tomorrow.”
  • Six Degrees Could Change the World – by National Geographic – “By 2100, many scientists believe that the Earth’s average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius. In a compelling investigation, National Geographic leads a degree-by-degree journey to explore what each rising – and critical – degree could mean for the future of our people and planet.”
  • The 11th Hour: Turn Mankind’s Darkest Hour into Its Finest – by National Geographic with Leonardo DiCaprio – “A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet’s ecosystems.” - 2007
  • Years of Living Dangerously: Season 1– by National Geographic – “This groundbreaking documentary event series explores the human impact of climate change.”
  • Years of Living Dangerously: Season 2 – by National Geographic – “In this groundbreaking event series, celebrity correspondents bring us stories on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change…the series offers a gritty look at not only how we have impacted our planet, but also how we can save it for future generations.”

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