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“Where men can’t live gods fare no better.” “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy The footage you are about to see, featuring the appearances of Polish President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was recorded in August 2018 (Prime Minister) and January 2019 (President). WARSAW Scenes shot in May 2019. I don’t know how much humans actually contribute to climate change. Scientists say many different things. In those meetings, I spoke with farmers as well. On those days I learned to pray for rain as they do. I was looking forward to rain, I checked the forecast every morning. Scenes shot in July 2019 (2 months later) The climate has changed throughout the history of the world. Climate varied wildly. From ice ages to periods when there was a tropical climate in our region. It wasn’t always constant. What were the reasons? Natural ones. You can’t predict drought. You can’t predict rain. You can’t predict some diseases. THE FACULTY OF PHYSICS There is a popular TV show, “Air Crash Investigation.” Many situations it presents apply to any type of disaster. Various small things happen. More and more of them occur. The situation gets more complicated. At some point the pilots lose control of the aircraft. Then there is no way to avoid the catastrophe. The moment when the disaster can be averted occurs a bit earlier. Many of us don’t realize the climate catastrophe is coming, and this is this very last moment when we can do something about it. I can’t stop thinking about it and I try to tell everyone, because we must wake up. If we don’t, I know for a fact that we won’t survive the next few decades. IT'S OKAY TO PANIC It is 7 o’clock. Please join us for two hours of discussion on climate issues. I’d like to welcome my first guest in the studio, Professor Szymon Malinowski, Professor of Atmospheric Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I don’t think we should dumb down the scientific language just to be able to reach everyone. I believe we should maintain some standard of communication. We can’t just say: "Nobody will understand it anyway." We need to speak on all levels. But the message should convey the information that we know more, that we can do more, and that we understand much more than this overly simple language would suggest. Science says that over the next 10-12 years we should reduce our emissions by half. And cut it to zero before 2050 to avoid all sorts of undesirable results. Increasingly hot summers. Less and less snow in winter. Forests are burning. It’s getting drier. Water is becoming scarce. Glaciers in the mountains are disappearing. Sea ice in the Arctic is disappearing. Permafrost is defrosting. Methane is released to the atmosphere. Ice sheets are melting. The sea level is rising. The ocean is acidifying. Bees are dying. Biodiversity is disappearing. Tropical storms and cyclones are getting stronger. Plastic is everywhere. This is our world now. All the time, there is more and more of us, we want more all the time, we are ripping more and more away from nature. The same nature which is our life-giver. And now the entire history of climate and its changes can be described using this simple language. The Earth is rapidly getting hotter. The question is: What comes next? When I go on TV, I have a choice. I can embellish a little, or I can tell it like it is. And sometimes journalists ask me not to say those terrible things, because nobody will want to listen. It’s breakfast television! Therefore nobody will watch the program. Therefore they won’t sell ads. Therefore advertisers won’t boost their sales. Therefore the world won’t keep turning as it does. But it’s spinning toward the abyss! Opponents claimed that it’s just an unfounded story of people who simply care, but don’t really know a lot. So today we decided to meet a man who, from a scientific perspective, knows everything there is to know about the threat to our planet, if in fact there is any. This is Professor Szymon Malinowski, atmospheric physicist, director of the Geophysics Institute at the Faculty of Physics, UW. Isn’t it a part of the job for people like you to exaggerate the problem a bit, to make us afraid, shake us and wake reason up? I think the future will provide the answer. But here's the problem: There are 7.5 billion of us. Have you ever heard a politician calling to stabilize consumption? We're all talking about growth, several percent GDP, GWP annually. This growth is directly the exploitation of our planet's limited resources We're reaching the limits of growth. But on the other hand, recycling is developing. What do you mean, developing? How much are we really recirculating? - I've no idea, but you have the data. - Well, it's 6%. - Come on... - It's 6% Since the 60s, we haven’t been able to organize bottle exchange. They’d rather not talk about it, all is beautiful, green and warm. We have great new roads, and our lives are better. Everything, everything, everything is alright. Slightly simplifying: in general, the liberal, left-leaning world agrees with what most scientists say: there is a problem. And again we have the media message: "Most scientists. But some of them believe otherwise." It isn't like that! It really isn't. Most mathematicians agree that two plus two is four. But perhaps there are some that don't. The question is: Is two plus two four? - I can agree that it is. - Precisely. On a slightly higher level of more complex scientific theories the situation is very similar. I have a proposition. Let's move from big, political questions that you mentioned to smaller issues, and let's take a little test. Who among you can honestly say that this morning, while brushing their teeth in front of the mirror they turned off the tap? And there you go. - This way, follow me. - Thank you. One of TV stations allowed us to film the Professor's appearance in their studio. Later, they didn't grant us permission to use that footage. We received the following message: "Our deal was concerning the footage about climate change, Not criticizing the media or advertising activity." Amazonia on fire. Siberia on fire. Australia on fire. Glaciers are melting. And then they broadcast ads. The news vanishes and ads remain. On repeat. On repeat. On repeat... My entire academic career involves researching clouds. Clouds are pretty events in the sky, processes inextricably linked to climate and changes around us. It seems incredible, but our ancestors saw different clouds than what we have now. We’ve changed clouds. Even back in my school days I knew I wanted to work with science. I’ve never had trouble with math. 1970s A teacher showed us that using math to describe the world really helps understand many things around us. As many as 11 of my high school classmates applied to study physics at the University of Warsaw. Why were we so free to do that? We all knew that whatever we chose, we'd end up in a similar place. That meant that we would earn the same, we would live on a similar level. In a sense, we had more freedom than young people nowadays. It was easier for us to focus on the future with what we like and what we enjoy in mind. When I went to the university, I joined the sailing club with a small group of my friends. It was fun, we had boats on the Vistula river, we would sail on the Zegrze Reservoir. I started to race. Since I was over 20 at that point, my technique was worse than my rivals'. So, after my third year, I went to the Department of Atmospheric Physics. I was driven to better understand wind so that I could race better. Try to imagine such a situation nowadays. Who, in our times, makes crucial life decisions like that? We’re shooting a film, it’s really a low-budget production. In the process, we will emit several hundred kilograms of CO2. You will be the judges of whether it was worth it. The Internet already uses up 10% of electricity produced in the world. So, we sit at our computers, we drive, and we release CO2 to the atmosphere. We’re increasing the greenhouse effect. We were the world leader in CO2 emissions increase per capita. This is our national achievement in 2018. And each of us is complicit. Myself included. I was invited to give a lecture on climate change. After the lecture, a pregnant woman approached me, saying that now she was wondering if she and her husband had made the right decision to have a child. People are starting to understand the predicament. This is a truly exceptional period in time. Perhaps we are nearing the end of time. We must do something. And in order to do something, I need to say how close to the possible end we've come. Some of us will die from hunger, thirst, the cold or the heat. And there won't even be anyone to sort it out. I’ve been saying this for years and hardly anyone listens. So, I sometimes feel frustrated, sometimes I have trouble sleeping, sometimes I put a pillow over my head. And sometimes I just want to get on my bike and ride so hard that I’ll be too exhausted to think. Because I’m not Donald Trump, I’m not Chairman Kaczyński, I’m not a politician, nor an MP. I couldn’t be a politician or an MP, because when I listen to their statements: "This is of little importance," "we’ll deal with it," "we'll solve problems" I can feel the emptiness of these promises. We want to base our energy policy on our own resources, including primarily coal, and we will do it. We need quite a lot of CO2 for our plants, trees, etc. to grow well in Poland. This is exactly something nature decides on its own. - Shall we ban meat? - We aren’t discussing meat, because animals breathe and emit CO2, so if we follow this logic and want to stay consistent, we should also eliminate humans, because humans breathe and emit CO2, That’s the logic behind this thinking, so perhaps we should just stop breathing. Global warming, if it even exists, has nothing to do with human activity. And I swear to God, I swear on the heads of my children, that I will not rest until people who wasted heaps of money on combating global warming are in jail. I wanted to reassure you that for me, as the President of Poland, it is quite clear and obvious that coal is our absolutely fundamental source of energy. It won’t be replaced by wind energy, or any other type of energy, because it's not profitable for Poland. I wanted to tell you that I will never allow that coal be taken away from Poland by any regulatory acts, by the EU or by anyone else. People don’t have knowledge, they have opinions. They don’t know, but they think they know better. And someone needs to straighten it out. Had I made different choices in my life, I wouldn't carry this responsibility, but it’s my duty. I keep repeating the same things which I know very well. People don’t believe it, and I know that if they don’t understand it and begin to act, it will be the end of the world. It's even harder than teaching math, even harder than teaching physics, because people don’t see it. They see sensational news stories in the media: “A two-headed calf” here and “global warning” there. It's really strange. People say: "In Poland we won’t restrict ourselves because it's China and USA who produce the most CO2.” Well excuse me, but an average Chinese person emits less than an average Pole. Besides, we buy what they produce from their emissions for cheap. Which means that our carbon footprint is much greater than what we emit. People are convinced they know better. Someone saw a volcano erupting on TV and imagines it emits more greenhouse gases than the power plant in Bełchatów. When it's quite the opposite. The first question is: Who is paying me? Who pays me to say this? I’m not being paid to speak out. I even pay out of my own pocket for it. It’s hard to convince someone of your good intentions. And that what you do comes from your inner drive and not because someone paid me to do their propaganda. I came here first in 1983, as a young PhD student, after receiving my master's degree. The task of my team, headed by my boss, Prof. Haman, was to take measurements of cooling tower and chimney plumes to prepare their numerical model and see how they distribute pollution in the atmosphere. The research objective was to measure chimney plumes and cooling towers to make a mathematical description of their properties and emission. We flew a plane fitted with our own measuring equipment. We took off on a plane from Piotrków Trybunalski. Our first flight was in a motor glider. Then we flew over the cooling towers. When we were approaching the plume, the pilot was afraid to go through it. We saw yellow exhaust gases, we could smell them, as the fumes were very sulfuric. We used to release untreated, harmful exhaust to the atmosphere. Now all power plants have desulfurizers and dust collectors. We dealt with dust and sulfur, but we did nothing about CO2 which is invisible and odorless. To be honest, I hadn’t heard about global warming then. I knew there was a theory, I knew that it was probably going to get warmer. But as to consequences, only a handful of people, apart from eminent scientists, realized what the consequences could be. This is the largest power plant in Poland supplying us with electricity. It enables us to have everything we do, but on the other hand we pay for this electricity with the dirtiest and the least efficient coal there is - from a kilogram of coal we get the least electricity and energy. It's the largest CO2 emitter in Europe, and we know that the excess of CO2 in the atmosphere can lead to dramatic climate change. So on the one hand it’s a blessing. It supplies us with energy, it enables us to live. On the other hand, it’s poisoning us. It’s a destroyer of lives because it leads toward destruction of life in its current form. If we want to avert catastrophic consequences of climate change, we must get rid of this method of energy production. President Duda has just said today: “Coal is our strategic fuel. We have a 200 year supply.” We don’t have so much coal at all. Our deposits are depleted. We are mining increasingly pricey and uncompetitive coal, we are importing more coal from Russia, so building new coal-fueled power plants means relying on Russian coal. Apart from oil and gas, we'll be importing coal, too. Let’s stay on the topic of coal, as the Minister of Energy, Krzysztof Tchórzewski, said the following: Before 2030 the Polish energy sector must increase production by 25%. To do that, we need more coal. It sounds like we wouldn't be able to function without coal. Politics won’t defy physics, won’t beat the fundamental laws of physics. It’s not the question of whether we can or cannot. We must get rid of the coal. And what are you doing daily for our climate, Professor? The most important thing he does is educate people. We’re at the bottom of the Sulejowski Reservoir, built as a water supply for Łódź. Climate changes, rivers carry less water, the reservoir disappears. For years, Łódź has had to draw water from non-renewable subterranean sources. By virtue of my profession, I’m a doctor of sorts. My job is to make a diagnosis and present a treatment plan. A doctor wouldn’t say: “You’ll die tomorrow.” A doctor would say that you may die if you don’t get treatment. A doctor tells you what to do to get healthy. But the decision is ours. 1990s Lately, I’ve had a reason to look back at my life. My father died earlier this year. My mother and sister passed away a couple of years ago. Out of the four of us, I’m the only one left. I walked this street to get to school in the first grade. And above all, my father walked here when he was courting my mother. The city we’re in is marked by the fact that all residents are locals. And Warsaw is now full of people from Radom. The place I was born is here, across the street, in this tiny, grey annex. A room with a balcony. But the balcony was shielded from the street by a linden tree. There was a linden tree there. There was a narrow, cobbled street here, with rows of trees on both sides. It was all green. It didn’t use to be like that. That’s what progress looks like sometimes. Not all we do is prettier and better than what was there before. It’s never been much. But it used to be quite a nice place. Without noise, without the stench of exhaust. On this square, paved with hexagonal concrete slabs, I learned to ride a bike. Dad was guiding me. A stick was fastened to the back of the bike and here, on this square, I learned to ride a bike. Now this place looks awful. Here we used to go ice-skating. Shots of us skating were taken precisely here. So, it all looks totally different. WARSAW, FATHER'S APARTMENT I was left with a tremendous number of family documents - I go through them. I’m trying to see how the world has changed within my lifetime. Dad was making videos when my sister and I were small. I have photos from various excursions when I went out to explore the world. It’s quite emotional - a glance at what was recorded in the documents and it helps jog my memory, to compare it with what’s outside the window. In the world we live in now, we - humans - have used up four times as much resources as the world of my childhood. In this stretch of time, everything's changed more than we might think. I’m afraid I’m from the last generation which experienced stable climate. This won't be the experience of my children and grandchildren. I don’t have grandkids yet. My kids are at the right age, and I probably will have grandkids at some point. I wonder what kind of life awaits them. We evolved and then we kept developing believing that everything would get better and better; and we’d leave a better world to those who come after; that our kids would achieve more than we did; that the world would simply become more beautiful. But this image is shattered. The direction to further climate change is a road leading us over the edge. At night, my father would always read to me and my sister when he was home. Dad used to read to us a lot and that was a wonderful experience. This is where for the very first time I looked at the sky and saw clouds. And I wondered who would I become in the future. And the entire story of talking about global warming started here. Some things changed for the better, some are worse, but I still love Radom. I thought that we could say that in general there is some sense in continuing the human race. Many people come to us, they listen and want to learn how to act. They hold discussions, organize climate strikes. The number of aware and active people is on the rise, but there are still many who don’t know or understand the scale of the problem. With a group of colleagues, we set up a website “Climate Science” and we became quite recognizable. We are trying to convey to people that scientists are doing amazing research and they really do know a lot. That they can predict the consequences of climate change and that the results of their predictions are quite pessimistic. And that we must believe the science. I’ve been studying these clouds for the last 20 years. Marine stratocumulus, just like that one. The clouds we see here cool down our climate. Clouds of this type cover a quarter of the planet. New research indicates that in a warmer climate a large portion of these clouds could disappear. When they do, the temperature will instantly shoot up by 3-4 degrees. I saw some writing scratched on a table, it read: “pain... suffering... physics”. We’ll use up this Earth completely, all the resources, oil, coal, gas. Everything there is. We’ll soil it, fill up oceans with plastics. And then what? Shall we fly off to Mars? I’m amplifying the voice of people who have tools, who study it, who know it or who save the animals. I’m only stating that maybe we should speak up about things that are useful things that are simply good. Szymon is very rational. He's an emotional, but also a very rational man. His degree entitles him to say how things are and how we know it. And yet, many people, surprisingly many, in my opinion, they say: “But they tell a different story on TV.” We studied exactly the same thing, but from the very beginning I’ve worked in a technical capacity. Szymon was preparing for a trip which didn’t pan out, because minister Florian Siwicki banned international travel. but I think it’s one of the reasons we’re together. That was the first Christmas we spent together, just the two of us. Then Szymon went off to the army, to the NCO training school in Koszalin. I went there a couple of times to visit. Soldiers who trained us wanted to hang out with the students, after classes as well. They played poker and drank a lot of vodka. When they had drank enough, I would join the game. And I won some money several times, so I could fly to Małgosia from Koszalin on a plane. - Yes. - I had only a day pass. A day pass to come to Warsaw from the other end of Poland by plane. This is me in the first grade, on the first day of school, still in Radom. And after this first day we all went to the park, still in our formal clothes. That's my sister and we’re playing in the sandbox. There were other kids, too. This is the Castle Square, do you see? These ruins are what was left of the Royal Castle before the reconstruction began. That’s my cousin. My mom with my cousin, We’re together and building a great sand castle right by the sea. A real sand castle. - A real sand castle? - Yes My sister is gone, my mom is gone, my father is gone. I remember all the funerals. I remember them passing away, so... Dad was born in 1929 in Eastern Poland, in Volhynia. There he survived the German occupation and the Soviet occupation, he escaped the Volhynia massacre. Despite all that he managed to get education and graduate from the technical university, becoming an engineer. And finally he built the power plant which we can see here. I haven’t been around here for over 15 years So I’m looking around, it’s a very strange feeling, being back. I’m so proud of my dad, seeing how it all works and looks. It’s a hydropower plant and how it works is that when there’s a surplus of power in the power grid, it uses the spare power to pump water from the lower to the upper reservoir. And when there’s not enough power, it uses water to generate it. So, it serves as a buffer for the power grid. Now I can see his life from a different perspective. In the past we could connect. We could talk, have a coffee, do something together. Now it’s over. What remains is what I remember. I don’t know if I’ll remember more or less. You can’t remember everything. You can’t preserve everything. Think on the fact that the vast majority of what’s around us will be lost when we are gone. It’s crucial to leave behind a couple of things which others will simply appreciate. And father did. Not only this power plant, he also left us. I think it was from my father that I learned that it’s not really important how much stuff you have. I’m over 60 years old and half my life I lived under a communist regime. The other half under capitalism. I try to look back and reflect on what was good and what was bad. I just remember empty shelves in shops. It meant that having money wasn’t enough to buy anything. During the martial law period, everyone got ration cards and depending on whether they did physical or intellectual labor, they had appropriate rations of meat or vodka. When they delivered something to the shops, like toilet paper, people would stand in really long lines. Everyday life was hard because rations were few, and not fairly distributed. And in this world, we somehow became convinced that when the system changes, everything will get better. The world has indeed changed and everything is available. The only condition required to get things is to have money. We joined the NATO, we joined the EU, houses are colorful, new roads, new cars, and airports appeared. The change itself wasn’t fair either. And thus, we’ve arrived at where we are now. Our reality is what TV shows us. All the things we want to possess are available online and in malls. The only condition is money. Or credit. We’ve become enslaved to banks and corporations. We're slaves of advertising. The free world is wonderful, we have so many things to choose from. We can transform our lives completely if we don’t like it. It hadn’t always been possible. I sure wouldn’t like to return to the previous regime, as I’ve experienced not being a free man. But it’s scary what we do with our freedom. What we associate with freedom is possessing more and more goods, using more and more services. We want the world around us to cater to our every whim. On the one hand Poland has become a Western country, a country of success and prosperity. On the other hand, we're starting to see the price we pay for it all. We’re in the middle of the largest river in Poland just upstream of Warsaw, and the water level is extremely low, we can see huge sandbars. We're getting less rain in the summer and the water level in the river drops. The problem is that somewhere upstream there is a huge power plant, one of the largest in Poland, and it uses water for cooling. Which means that part of the river water flows into the plant. Power is produced, water cools down the turbines and goes back to the river. But on the way back its' temperature is high. And when there isn't much water in the river, the water from the plant raises the temperature in the river which kills the fish, the birds and water plants. We could kill off all life in this river and we can see that it is wild. There’s a lot of birds, we have a lot of fish. When there is not enough water in the river, and the level is too low, we mustn't let the hot water flow back into the river. At some point, there won’t be enough water for cooling either. This means that turbines will have to be turned off and there won’t be any electricity in our sockets. And the same thing could happen to cold food storage. There could be power shortages in hospitals. There could be power shortages in various manufacturing processes, and at some point, we'll just run out of water. Even in the biggest of Polish rivers. We already have rivers that have almost dried up. Let’s imagine that in 10 years’ time we’re at home with our kids and suddenly there’s no more water. What will these children say to us when they can suddenly no longer live normally? We’re in Skierniewice. It’s a medium-sized town in central Poland, between Warsaw and Łódź. Population 50,000. And they had big trouble in the summer. There was a strong heat wave and a great drought. Water stopped flowing from the taps. This year in Poland over 500 towns had temporary problems with water supply precisely due to drought. Huge floods increase in frequency, too. In warmer climate, we will have much more rain at once, it will rain and wash down faster, the rest will evaporate quickly, and we’ll have nothing left. Like in India. That’s what central Poland is up against. We even have a government report which states that the Łódź Province, a part of Mazovia and a part of the Greater Poland region are quickly undergoing desertification. What does it mean, desertification? It means there will be no more water, that we’re in danger of water shortages. The only chance to somehow manage this increasingly volatile problem is to stop the changes. We want to protect climate, right? A huge conference was organized in Poland for the third time. What slogans did we try to sell this time? Using our own natural resources, which in Poland means coal, and basing our energy security on these resources is therefore not in opposition to the protection of climate and to progress in environmental protection. This is untrue. It's contrary to scientific knowledge. This simply doesn’t make any sense. I was ashamed to hear how people in charge of my country are simply lying, lying to nature. Maybe they're lying to themselves, but in the process, they lie to us all. 20,000 years ago, there was no sea here. 20,000 years ago, there was no forest, no sand, there was only ice 3 km thick. It was an ice age. Then, the average temperature on Earth was 5 degrees lower than it is now. We're in danger of 5 or 6 degrees more before the end of this century. Just imagine: what will the world look like if we let it happen? Everything can collapse as soon as tomorrow, or it can happen in 100 years. I don’t know if it will fall apart tomorrow or in 100 years’ time, but even if it’s tomorrow, it’s better to do something today than do nothing at all. A lot of people ask: And what do you do to prevent global warming? Are you vegan? Do you own a car? Where did you go for holidays? On the one hand, I understand it. But I’m no hermit. I have a car, but I try not to use it if I don’t have to. I even fly sometimes, but it’s a serious decision every time. I’m just an ordinary guy. Which means I live in society, such as it is. We must change this society. We must become aware of the need for moderation. Limit our expectations to issues and things that really matter There are things that can be neither sold, nor bought, but we’ve organized this world as if they could. Our greatest strength as humans is understanding of the world around us - its causes and effects. And the ability to choose decision-makers who understand causes and effects of the warming, too, to support them in pro-climate actions so that we can change the whole society. I’m getting older and I’m starting to see my own limitations. I’m not going to accomplish much more within my lifetime. But I’m asking myself more and more, why am I alive? and what value does my life have? Am I even able to convey to others any part of what I consider valuable? Is there any point in thinking about life in a perspective longer than a couple of decades? Will my life have mattered at all? This remains to be seen. Sometimes it feels like I’m shouting into the void, like my voice fades away into the distance without an echo. All scientific data tells me that it’s bad, it’s worse than we thought but people won’t listen. It’s okay to panic. I remember this feeling of helplessness from the 80s, from the martial law. We thought that it was going to stay like that forever, that we'd be closed off in this absurd system with no perspective. But suddenly the system did change. We may not see the perspectives. It doesn’t matter. I’ve experienced a sudden system change, Something will change, whether we want it or not. A new system is coming. 16 October 2019 3 days after parliamentary elections We had elections on Sunday. A great number of Poles voted. A record turnout. Everyone’s talking about the new government, the Prime Minister, the problems with forming the cabinet. No one is talking about how it will all affect the environment. I appear on TV sometimes, I say something and then people come up to me and tell me: Oh, I saw you on TV! It doesn’t matter at all what I said, only that I appeared in this window everyone's looking at. Something’s not right. We really can’t continue like that. Everything is crumbling down. We have growth, but it’s an illusion. Everything is falling apart. Plants and animals are dying out, natural resources become harder to reach. We never have time for anything. It seems like we have more money. It seems that we are getting richer. But what do we get out of it? Time flies. Time flies. Time flies... Only in one direction. We live only due to the fact that time flies and we live on a planet with a biosphere. If we destroy the foundation of our life time will continue to fly - without us. The climate will change, the life support system will change. Everything will be covered in moss and lichen. There will be cockroaches. They will give rise to a different life, when we are no longer here. This is the end of the world, what we see here. The beginning of the end of the world. Who among us will last until the end of the world? Will anyone survive the end? Will we manage to postpone the end of the world? And I don’t mean to push it somehow out of our minds. We’re visiting with the family, what are we talking about at dinner? Politics. But not the most important thing politics can do for us. Ensure a sustainable future for us. We are the last generation who had it better. Each next one will have it worse. Unless we stop it. If there will be next generations. THIS IS NOT THE WORLD WE WANT TO LIVE IN IF EVERYTHING WAS OK, WE WOULD BE IN SCHOOL CHILDREN (and fish) SHOULD BE SEEN AND HEARD THIS PLANET USED TO BE A PARADISE WE DON'T WANT TO LIVE ON MARS LET'S FIGHT TODAY SO TOMORROW MAY COME CHILDREN WANT TO BE PARENTS POLAND WITHOUT COAL 2030 Perhaps I talk about climate too much. I talk about it non-stop and everyone is sick of it. My colleagues, my friends, my family. Everyone has the right to live their life. People smoke cigarettes. I don’t smoke, fortunately, but I drink alcohol, which also kills. Each of us chooses how to act and how to behave. I don’t know how to say this but let’s respect one another in these choices and let’s keep thinking about climate. because even if once in a while we make a bad choice that doesn't make us bad people. Let's keep making an effort. Let's do something with this planet, and let's make something of ourselves. In memory of Ryszard Malinowski 1929-2019 The film was made with the financial support of the following institutions: Produced and directed by Jonathan L. Ramsey Screenplay Cinematography Drone footage Editing Composer Archive 8 mm footage Sound post-production Graphic design Translations Production cooperation Legal services

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