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Filmmaker, Julia Barnes, on the dirty secrets of clean energy, how electric cars are running over the oceans and her new documentary Bright Green Lies – debuting online April 22 (Earth Day), 2021 https://www.brightgreenlies.com/
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Information on Julia Barnes and Deep Sea Mining
- Julia Barnes Counterpunch: https://www.counterpunch.org/2021/04/09/the-environmental-impacts-of-green-technology/
Trailer for Bright Green Lies
- 0:00– Hello from Julia Barnes
- 1:01– Mark’s welcome. Start of the Skaana Podcast
- 3:51– Start of the interview. Discussing Julia’s upcoming documentary Bright Green Lies and where the idea for the documentary came from.
- 6:30– About false solutions that are promoted by Bright Green Environmentalism.
- 7:51– About Biomass. The dangers of wood waste and clear cutting.
- 10:05– Solar, wind and hydro power lies
- 13:34– How Julia Barnes got interested in filmmaking and her connection to Rob Stewart.
- 20:33– About being uncomfortable in a room with David Suzuki
- 24:41– Deep sea mining for electric cars…. “They’re calling it the largest mining operation in history. That’s about to begin. There should terrify everybody.”
- 37:39– “We should be furious that the movement has been so co-opted and it is at this point, a betrayal of the natural world.”
- 39:15– The displacement paradox
- 40:10– There is no such thing as green industrial energy
- 45:26– Experiences with whales while filming Sea of Life
- 47:09– “My advice is learn as much as you can about what’s happening and get started right away.”
- 48:02– Message from Mark Leiren-Young for our Patreons. Support independent coverage of issues facing the Southern Resident Orcas at www.patreon.com/mobydoll
- 52:25 – Trailer for Bright Green Lies