They're Selling the Wind
Icarus Films • 55m
Directed by Elisabeth Jonniaux • Documentary • 2012 • 55 minutes
It all began with a letter-or, more precisely, an advertisement. Along with an invoice from GAZ, the French national gas company, an accompanying coupon promised that, if customers simply signed up for a new, more expensive, plan the company would fully offsetting the greehouse gas emissions associated with their gas consumption. But how? Filmmaker Elisabeth Jonniaux packed her camera and traveled from Brazil to Europe to better understand a highly speculative new plan... that seemed to good to be true.
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