Planet of the Humans

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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age 14+

Bleak docu dispels clean energy beliefs; disturbing images.

NR 2020 108 minutes

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age 13+

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age 13+

Grossly outdated (and misleading) information about wind and solar energy but an important statement about overpopulation

Very sad that this movie is so obviously a hit piece by executive producer Ozzie Zehner, an opponent of renewable energy that only a fossil fuel executive would agree with (the data he uses is from 2010 whereas solar panels have become 2.5 times more efficient and the cost plummetted by 90% from 2010 to 2019). For thoughtful reviews, go to… and search for yourself. It is too bad that Moore has mixed such blatant bias with an issue that most are afraid to address: overpopulation. There are much better films out there to educate your children with; if you do decide to view this one, please educate yourself first and use it to show people how even someone you may agree with (Michael Moore) can be very wrong in some ways but also make good points.
age 13+

True environmentalism

Very interesting movie on how corporations use environmental movement for profit and political cover. Also reveals how some so called green products are anything but. It is an important movie to watch and consider. However it long and slow paced with one “F word”. It represents a search for truth and in that aspect it has a positive message that can be discussed with older kids.

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