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An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Al Gore’s stunning film creates global-warming awareness and captured the Oscar for Best Documentary in 2006.
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Black Gold: The Story of Oil (2005)

The History Channel’s riveting documentary shows how nations are shaped—and crushed—in their quest for oil.
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Erin Brockovich (2000)

Julia Roberts garnered a Best Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Brockovich, who fought against a giant power company that was poisoning a local water supply.
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Into the Wild (2007)

The haunting true story of Chris McCandless, who left everything behind to experience living on the land in Alaska.
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Silkwood (1983)

Karen Silkwood takes action after discovering she has been poisoned by radiation after working in a nuclear facility.
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Soylent Green (1973)

“It’s People!” In the year 2023, depleted resources have led to frightening alternative food sources.
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Syriana (2005)

If you don’t understand why reducing your dependence on oil is imperative, you will after seeing this compelling George Clooney film.
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