‘It’s a massive injustice’: inside a film on the dangers of overpopulation
“Though shrinking population growth is important, so is the manner of getting to the aforementioned goal, Spahr maintains. Doing so ethically, he reasons, will result in a much brighter future for all.”
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“Experts suggest that the need of the hour is population control, which is best achieved by educating women and empowering them to plan their families.”
“In today’s world, where huge numbers are going vegan and vegetarian for the climate, we promote small families as the biggest reduction in one’s carbon footprint, with 100 times more impact than going vegan. Thank you for making that film and sharing the trailer. It’s really good.”
– Peter Feikowski, President, Healthy Climate Alliance Founder, Foundation for Climate Restoration
8 BILLION ANGELS HONORED AS A
Award Recognizes Organizations for Progressive, Effective and Brave Work
To mark World Population Day 2021 on July 11th, UK-based charity Population Matters named 8 BILLION ANGELS a Change Champion and honored the documentary for “Shining a Light” on the issue of unsustainable population growth and promoting the proven, positive solutions to protect the environment and improve human lives.
Accepting the Award, 8 BILLION ANGELS Producer Terry Spahr said, “Producing 8 BILLION ANGELS was a way for me to not only raise awareness and understanding about the devastating environmental and social impacts of unsustainable population growth,
but to also promote the uplifting ‘solutions’ featured in the movie, including embracing small families, empowering women and educating girls.”
Since its World Premiere as part of Earth Day 2021, 8 BILLION ANGELS has resonated with audiences around the world and continues to receive a constant stream of screening requests from schools and universities, civic and religious organizations, and corporations. Information about hosting a screening of 8 BILLION ANGELS can be found here or by contacting us at 610-420-1787 or submitting a contact form here.
Read more about the Population Matters World Population Day 2021 Change Champions here.
Today, humanity’s demand for resources vastly exceeds nature’s ability to supply them. Food, water, climate and extinction emergencies are unfolding before our eyes. 8 Billion Angels tells the truth about the conflict between the size of our global population and the sustainability of our planet. It dispels the misperceptions that technology can save us, that reducing consumption is the answer, and that the blame lies solely in the developing world.
At its core, 8 Billion Angels derives its power from stories because audiences connect more deeply to experiences than data and facts. 8 Billion Angels weaves together the voices of people around the world as they confront the growing impact of overpopulation on their lives and the planet.
With passion, humility, and honesty, experts explain the indisputable connection between our environmental catastrophes, unsustainable population and increasing consumption. The consequences to humanity and the planet are laid bare if we do not quickly and dramatically alter our current population and consumption trajectories.
After watching 8 Billion Angels, there is a valuable opportunity for individuals to make changes in their everyday lives that can help the world achieve sustainability. Our team of experts has compiled tools and resources to aid in guiding you.