2019 / 91 minutes / Damon Gameau

2040 is a refreshingly optimistic pick if you want something less grim. This film is not about focusing on the urgency of problems. This solution-oriented documentary seeks out creative alternatives to tackle challenges of climate change. In particular, it imagines technological breakthroughs. These breakthroughs, supported by academics and ecological experts, have the potential to reverse the situation by the year 2040. Cases in point include renewable energy like rooftop solar, shifts towards regenerative agricultural practices, and the versatile use of seaweeds as a facilitator of food security.

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