Sustainability Film Series: Antarctic expeditions in “Ice and Sky”

On Wednesday, February 8, the Common Experience Project presented the third film of the Sustainability Film Series, “Ice and Sky,” which follows the story of Claude Lorius, one of the first leading glaciologists. After his first journey to Antarctica at the age of 23, Lorius, made several expeditions to the coldest parts of the planet…

Free movies that free the mind: The Spring Sustainability Film Series

A free, thought-provoking, environmental documentary may be one of the more therapeutic ways to process the socio-political-environmental state of affairs in the United States and around the world. Each semester, the Common Experience Project on Sustainability provides students with this opportunity, followed by meaningful discussion, with its Sustainability Film Series. Playing at the Athena Cinema…

So Much More Than a “Drop in the Ocean”: A Documentary Review

“Drop in the Ocean? Ireland and Climate Change” is one of the most poignant climate change documentaries released in 2015. Produced by the Irish charity organization Trocaire, the film uniquely pinpoints Ireland’s actions as having far-reaching effects in the climate change crisis. The 27-minute-long production focuses specifically on Ireland as the effecting and Ethiopia as…