The Power of We with Terry Spahr & Mike Nowack

The Earth tells us it’s in trouble in a number of ways — things like changing disease vectors that are really surprising and harmful, food and water insecurity, and mass starvation. Why are we increasingly experiencing things that are hard for humans to recover from? In a brief, insightful interview with Earth Overshoot Founder Terry Spahr, WGCO Chicago’s…

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Is Our Planet Too Crowded?

Terry Spahr C’88 G’95 never fancied himself a filmmaker, and even now, with his first documentary on its way to film festivals and screenings, he has no plans to continue making movies. But Spahr says his message was too vast and too vital to take any other form. That’s why, in 2016, he left his 20-year…

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8 BILLION ANGELS INSPIRES ‘CITY CHANGERS’ AT 2019 URBAN FUTURE GLOBAL CONFERENCE

Terry Spahr Screens Documentary at European Sustainability Gathering While most of us in the United States were gearing up for the Memorial Day weekend, Earth Overshoot Executive Director Terry Spahr was screening his documentary, 8 Billion Angels, for some of the 2,500 “CityChangers” from 400 cities around the world attending the Urban Future Global Conference…

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If You’re The Best, Then Take the Test

In preparation for the extremely competitive international film festival circuit, 8 Billion Angels hosted test screenings at WeWork-Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. While we thought our movie was something special already, we wanted to get feedback and learn from the people who matter most — our audience. Post-screening survey results were incredibly encouraging and…

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