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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Carbon Nation serves us a full portion of scary statistics, but overall tries to accentuate the positive. show more

  • 25
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Wind power plus solar power equals hot air in the propaganda piece Carbon Nation, a documentary so disconnected from reality it could have been produced by President Obama's speechwriters. show more

  • 50
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    It makes you wonder, ultimately, how the carbon footprint created by the film will stand up to the test of time. show more

  • 80
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    Although it contains its moments of doom and gloom about the potential effects of climate change, the excellent documentary Carbon Nation is an inspiring look at the many recent advances in clean energy and green technologies. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    Director Peter Byck opted for corny graphics, a wall of statistics, a voice-of-God narrator, and a xylophonic score, but behind the infomercial presentation are solid ideas that warrant scrutiny. show more

  • 50

    Well intended but inert. show more

  • 40
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    This film seems blissfully unaware that political obstructionists are paralyzing the legislative process; that deep-pocketed influence peddlers have a vested interest in maintaining the fossil fuel culture; that, in general, people resist change. show more

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