Like so many of us, I am really concerned about climate change. So imagine my excitement upon hearing that writer-director Christopher Nolan (of recent Batman trilogy fame) might be tackling the issue in his newest film, Interstellar.
The movie came out this weekend, and, despite working as an overall captivating thriller, the words “climate change” are never explicitly mentioned. Still, Interstellar has the potential to play a positive role in the climate movement. It can urge those who already see the impact of climate change to take activist action. And for others who have up to now have ignored the science, they may think again.
Interstellar follows “Cooper” (Matthew McConaughey), an engineer-turned-farmer making do in a land ravaged by environmental crises. Blight has wi... Read more >