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PLAN B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
Premieres on PBS stations March 30, 2011, 10 p.m. EST.
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The Journey to Planet Earth series continues with a special program, hosted by Matt Damon, which features Lester Brown, environmental visionary and author of Plan B. This documentary delivers a clear and unflinching message either confront the realities of climate change or suffer the consequences of lost civilizations and failed political states.

Brown, together with other notable scholars and scientists, including Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, former Governor and Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, provides a glimpse into a new and emerging economy based upon renewable resources as well as strategies to avoid the growing threat of global warming.


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A voyage of discovery about the planet we inhabit
Program pictures
Rivers of Destiny Urban Explosion Land of Plenty, Land of Want On the Brink Seas of Grass Hot Zones Future Conditional State of the Planet State of the Planet's Wildlife State of the Ocean's Animals State of the Planet's Oceans
Rivers of Destiny Urban Explosion Land of Plenty, Land of Want On the Brink Seas of Grass Hot Zones Future Conditional State of the Planet State of the Planet's Wildlife State of the Ocean's Animals State of the Planet's Oceans

Major funding provided by National Science Foundation, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Kellogg Foundation, Turner Foundation, Inc., Wallace Genetic Foundation, Park Foundation, The Campbell Foundation, Weeden Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Energy, and Department of Agriculture. Additional support from Rockefeller Foundation, World Bank, American Honda Foundation, Bernice Cross Trust, Munson Foundation, and the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.


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