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Josh Fox documentary airs on HBO June 27 and all summer long

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Let Go 04One of the more impactful films screened at the Sixth Annual Fort Myers Film Festival this past April was Josh Fox’s documentary How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change. If you missed it or just want to see the film again, then you’ll be delighted to learn that the documentary airs tonight at 9 p.m. EST/PST and all summer long on HBO!

How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change is unlike any other film you’ve seen on climate change. In it, Fox travels to twelve countries on six continents to understand how others cope with environmental grief. In particular, the film documents the negative environmental, health Let Go 02and social impacts of Hurricane Sandy in New York, sea-level rise in the Marshall Islands, deforestation and oil spills in the Amazon, and the wanton burning of fossil fuels in smog-laden China, among others. Along the way, Fox has heart-to-heart conversations with prominent Climate Change authors Bill Mckibben, Elizabeth Let Go 03Kolbert, and climate scientist, Michael E. Mann. He also speaks with the activist and ‘civil disobedient’ Tim DeChristopher, who went to jail for 21 months for protesting a Bureau of Land Management lease auction to the fossil fuel industry in Utah. Fox introduces the audience to climate warriors everywhere who will not give up Let Go 01on hope or love—even in the face of disaster.

“Our government has known the science on climate change for over 30 years, yet they’re still approving new fossil fuel development like fracked gas power plants, offshore fracking, tar sands development and more,” proclaims writer, director, environmental activist and filmmaker Josh Fox. “In this void of leadership, climate warriors from all over the world have stood up to Josh Fox Skype 10defend their communities and the planet. We need you to do the same.”

Fox is hosting a live video chat after the film to discuss the March for Clean Energy Revolution being held in Philadelphia on July 24. To find out more about the march and join the revolution, text ‘REVOLUTION to 69866.

“The world is a lot closer to ‘total climate catastrophe’ than you’d think,” warns Fox, who acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, “What is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away?”

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