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Climate Change Is Not Hopeless, New Doc Shares Solutions

By Natalie Prolman, Stand For Trees

“Climate change is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced – and it is also our greatest opportunity. We have the solutions we need, but we are in a race against the clock to implement them in time.” - Time To Choose

The above quote perfectly sums up the importance and necessity of seeing Oscar-winning documentary director Charles Ferguson’s newest film “Time To Choose.” The film delivers a very clear and powerful message to audiences: we CAN take action to stop this global threat, we ALREADY have the solutions, and the time to act is NOW.

As a movie lover and climate activist, what I appreciated most about the film is that it focuses on solutions and taking action. It’s not a doom and gloom, ‘omg the world is going to end’ kind of film, but a ‘hey! we can fix this problem, let’s step up to the challenge and do something about it, oh and here’s HOW!’ kind of film.

It’s exactly what we all need right now.

For those not well versed in the climate change crisis, the film walks you through the major drivers of climate change and captures the urgency and innovation of this critical moment.

Audiences are taken on a journey that explores imminent threats to the planet. Through compelling footage and interviews the film explores remarkable stories and available solutions that entrepreneurs, innovators, activists and everyday people are tirelessly working on to make the world a more sustainable place.

“Time To Choose” leaves audiences clearly understanding the issues at hand and offers solutions of what needs to be done to fix them. It’s an informative and inspiring film that empowers us all to change the course of human history.

Take the time to watch this film and visit the website to learn about the numerous pathways to change that are available. Stand For Trees is proud to be listed as a direct action you can take to stop deforestation, one of the major drivers of climate change.

Robert Swan sums it up beautifully:

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”

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