The Buzz About Earth 2100
News 'Earth 2100', set to broadcast this September, makes Al
'Inconvenient Truth' look like
an episode of Barney and Friends. The show isn't even finalized
yet, as it's a work in progress. Combining videos submitted from
us wee-folk, and with real projections of top scientists,
economists, ABC is creating
a powerful web–based narrative about the perils of our
Their promotional website has an intriquing trailer
that puts any horror film to shame. It also says:
In an unprecedented
television and internet event, ABC News is asking you to help
answer perhaps the most important question of our time — What will
our world be like over the next one hundred years if we don’t
act now to save our troubled planet?
The world’s brightest minds agree that the “perfect
storm” of population growth, resource depletion and climate
change could converge with catastrophic results.
You can even
see a preview trailer of what life will be in only 7 years from
To participate in this show, and submit your own videos, visit
the Earth 2100 website.
The show does
have a slick, Hollywood-created urgency to it, but the message
is clear and it appears to be hopeful. It is designed to be a
wake-up call broadcasted across the world, pleading with nations
and it's people to make real changes before it's too late.