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Climate Justice Clips: Burning for Change

As we reflect on the current economic crisis and the Copenhagen Climate Summit, I'm reminded of the documentary The Burning Season, which I caught during the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. In this film Dorjee Sun, a young Australian entrepreneur, asks the question, "Can you make money and still save the environment?" His quest to find investors in his carbon trading scheme explores the question, "Can one person make a difference?" My interview with Cathy Henkel, writer, director, and co-producer of The Burning Season, will appear in a future issue of Sojourners. In the meantime, here's a clip from the film:

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