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Stepping Up tells fun, funny, surprising stories of Americans who are taking action on the greatest crisis of our time: climate change. 12-year-olds tackle ocean acidification. Grannies risk arrest. Clowns take to the street. Evangelicals battle climate chaos for their Lord. These smart, articulate, passionate individuals spark our imagination and show us how we can step up our game as well. These audio documentaries are story-driven, scene-based and sound- rich. Each one takes several months to create and we will be rolling them out as we produce them. So, stick with us! We will be posting the next one soon.

Stepping Up tells fun, funny, surprising stories of Americans who are taking action on the greatest crisis of our time: climate change. 12-year-olds tackle ocean acidification. Grannies risk arrest. Clowns take to the street. Evangelicals battle climate chaos for their Lord. These smart, articulate, passionate individuals spark our imagination and show us how we can step up our game as well. These audio documentaries are story-driven, scene-based and sound- rich. Each one takes several months to create and we will be rolling them out as we produce them. So, stick with us! We will be posting the next one soon.

Location:

United States

Description:

Stepping Up tells fun, funny, surprising stories of Americans who are taking action on the greatest crisis of our time: climate change. 12-year-olds tackle ocean acidification. Grannies risk arrest. Clowns take to the street. Evangelicals battle climate chaos for their Lord. These smart, articulate, passionate individuals spark our imagination and show us how we can step up our game as well. These audio documentaries are story-driven, scene-based and sound- rich. Each one takes several months to create and we will be rolling them out as we produce them. So, stick with us! We will be posting the next one soon.

Language:

English

Contact:

510-882-6164


Episodes

Ep. 4 – Smackdown: City Hall vs. Big Oil

4/26/2018
Richmond California is a working class town that grew up in the shadow of a Chevron refinery. The company ran both the economy – and local government – for more than a century. What happens when climate champions start winning local elections? What happens when an oil company decides to fight back?

Duration:00:59:33

Ep. 3 – Clowning Around

10/23/2017
Climate change is serious business. But some climate clowns are donning red noses to get your attention. One seasoned street performer has sung and danced his way from Los Angeles to London, bringing a climate message through imaginative skits and wacky antics which invariably draw a crowd. They stop, laugh and join the conversation.

Duration:00:37:01

Ep. 2 – Sitting Down

8/7/2017
Following in the footsteps of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr, Millennials are turning to civil disobedience in response to the climate catastrophe. But what is the role for elder activists? This story’s producer hasn’t been arrested since the anti-nuclear protests of her youth. It might be time for her to join the next generation on the line.

Duration:00:40:59

Ep. 1 – The Loudest Smallest Voices

6/14/2017
A group of 12-year-olds, tired of the grownups messing up their planet, have decided to solve the problems of the oceans themselves. They are working on issues like coral bleaching, kelp forests and ocean acidification. These kids are stunningly smart. But they’re also… just kids. Silly, irreverent and playful as puppies.

Duration:00:42:43