There is a new phenomenon in the global arena called "Climate Refugees". A climate refugee is a person displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters. Such disasters result from incremental and rapid ecological change, resulting in increased droughts, desertification, sea level rise, and the more frequent occurrence of extreme weather events such as hurricanes, cyclones, fires, mass flooding and tornadoes. "Climate Refugees" is an important and timely documentary film that uncovers the unbelievable plight of people around the world displaced by climatically-induced environmental disasters. The film illuminates -for the first time-the human face of climate change as civilization now finds itself, facing the confluence of overpopulation, lack of resources and a changing climate. "Climate Refugees" was the centerpiece film at the United Nations' Climate Summit in Copenhagen last December, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2010, played at dozens of film festivals around the world to rave reviews, has received multiple awards and an overwhelming audience response.
There will be three local screenings January 27th, 28th, and 30th.
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