Science and Nature

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

This revealing series follows Greta Thunberg as she steps from behind the podium and onto the front lines. Over the course of the three episodes, Greta explores the science as she travels to extraordinary locations across the globe, meeting leading climate scientists, witnessing first hand the consequences of climate change and confronting the complexity of what is required to make change happen.

Greta and Svante's Atlantic Crossing

5m 2s

Greta and Svante sail across the Atlantic Ocean battling turbulent tropical storms to reach the UN climate conference in Madrid. Scientists explain why storms are becoming worse due to global warming and what other effects increased carbon emissions are having on ocean life.

Extras + Features

  • Direct Air Capture: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Direct Air Capture

    S1 E3 - 4m 38s

    Greta visits Climeworks in Hinwil, Switzerland and learns how their direct air capture plant works. Carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and stored in rocks underground but Greta learns that these technologies cannot be the only solution to reduce global temperatures.

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    COVID-19's Impact on Climate

    S1 E3 - 4m 23s

    Greta speaks to Dr. Jenny Stavrakou who has been measuring carbon emissions during the COVID-19 crisis. Greta learns that emissions dropped substantially during the crisis but have risen again.

  • Reindeer Face Starvation: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reindeer Face Starvation

    S1 E2 - 3m 55s

    Greta meets indigenous Sami herders in Jokkmokk, Sweden. Greta learns that the change in climate is threatening their way of life. The Sami herders have been following reindeers for thousands of years but the reindeer are facing starvation due to rising temperatures. Scientists explain the effects that climate change is having on human migration globally.

  • Athabasca Glacier: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Athabasca Glacier

    S1 E1 - 4m 25s

    Greta joins Professor John Pomeroy and his team who have been studying the Athabasca Glacier. Greta learns that rising temperatures as well as soot from forest fires have caused the glacier to melt faster than the models suggest.

  • Greta and Svante's Atlantic Crossing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Greta and Svante's Atlantic Crossing

    S1 E1 - 5m 2s

    Greta and Svante sail across the Atlantic Ocean battling turbulent tropical storms to reach the UN climate conference in Madrid. Scientists explain why storms are becoming worse due to global warming and what other effects increased carbon emissions are having on ocean life.

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    Preview

    S1 - 30s

    Travel with the world’s best-known climate activist as she takes her fight to a global stage. With unique access, the series follows Greta Thunberg over an extraordinary year as she embarks on a mission to ensure world leaders work to limit global warming.

  • Extended Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Preview

    S1 - 2m 50s

    The series follows Greta on her year off school to better understand the impact of global warming and discover what could help to reduce emissions.

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