Film - Documentary | November 16 | 5:30-7:45 p.m. | Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center
Nuclear power has become a villain in popular culture and among much of the environmental community. Yet the next-generation reactors currently in development may actually be key to avoiding global catastrophe. The young entrepreneurs heading this energy revolution realize theyre up against more than the climate clock they need to convince all of us that the new nuclear is safe and achievable. Filmed across four continents over the course of twenty two months, Emmy-winning director David Schumachers film focuses on how the generation facing the most severe impact of climate change is fighting back with ingenuity and hope. THE NEW FIRE tells a provocative and startlingly positive story about a planet in crisis and the young heroes who are trying to save it.
The film with be followed by a Q&A session with the Director, David Schumacher.
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