There is no single extremely viable change we could make in our lives to combat fossil fuel consumption (and thus climate change) than ditching film and television.
Do film and television provide a net befefit, or might they actually result in an overall loss when it comes to climate change and other major problems of ours?
Climate change denial is often decried for its destructiveness. But energy depletion dismissal – and by Naomi Klein of all people – could have consequences just as bad.
Thanks to our fondness for industrial civilization, climate change accelerates unabated. But do we really have any interest in giving up our New York City-styled, fossil-fueled, free lunch?
Do climate change films assist us in reducing our fossil fuel consumption, or pacify us into watching ever more film & television and spewing out more CO2?
Netflix is the latest in a long list of motion picture technologies, and it's sweeping the globe. But what do increased video technologies do for climate change, and thanks to peak oil, how long until Netflix – and film & television in general – go kaput?