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12 October 2020 - David Attenborough offers his "witness statement" in new documentary about global warming

Publié par Marion Coste le 12/10/2020

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet review – stark climate emergency warning

Cath Clarke (The Guardian, 25/09/2020)

I am David Attenborough and I’m 93. This is my witness statement.” There is a tremendously moving sense of finality about Attenborough’s terrifying new documentary on the climate emergency. It is being marketed as a retrospective, a look back at his life and 60-years-plus career. But make no mistake about its true agenda: Attenborough is here to deliver a stark warning that time is ticking for the planet. It is a personal film – and political, too. There is emotion and urgency in that familiar soothing voice. At one point he rubs his eyes, reddened and damp.

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Sir David Attenborough Has A Dire Message About The Earth's Future

Scott Simon (NPR, 03/10/2020)

NPR's Scott Simon talks with British natural historian and broadcaster David Attenborough about his new book, Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and Vision for the Future.

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David Attenborough offers his 'witness statement,' and a warning, in 'A Life on Our Planet'

Brian Lowry (CNN, 02/10/2020)

At 93, Sir David Attenborough has spent a lifetime studying the natural world, and been knighted for his efforts. So when he asks that people heed his "witness statement" about the peril humans collectively face, as he does in "David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet," he has earned a full hearing.

Attenborough doesn't overstay his welcome, in an 80-plus-minute Netflix special that essentially races through his career -- including footage of the naturalist as a young man in the mid-1950s -- to get to his prescription for addressing the impending climate-change disaster.

Driving home the point, Attenborough begins in Chernobyl -- a place, he notes, that's no longer habitable, which could be the fate of increasingly large sections of the globe barring strategic intervention.

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Q&A with David Attenborough

(The Royal Family, 02/10/2020)

Sir David Attenborough, we've got some questions for you...

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