Producer/Director: TERI/Ramesh Menon
Supported by: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Focus: How the world could use its natural resources to deflect
the challenges of climate change. Examples are from India
Global Warning! focuses on the dangers of climate change. This is
one issue that is going to determine the future of mankind challenging
the world and its people. The film underlines how countries like
India whose economies are largely agricultural and heavily dependent
on rainfall could be the worst affected. We need to work now to
combat the effects of climate change. Tomorrow would be too late.
Profile/Directors Profile: A unique developing-country
institution, TERI is deeply committed to every aspect of sustainable
development. From providing environment-friendly solutions to rural
energy problems to helping shape the development of the Indian oil
and gas sector; from tackling global climate change issues across
many continents to enhancing forest conservation efforts among local
communities; from advancing solutions to growing urban transport
and air pollution problems to promoting energy efficiency in the
Indian industry, the emphasis has always been on finding innovative
solutions to make the world a better place to live in.
Menon, Director of Global Warning! presently working with TERI has
25 years of media experience and has produced scores of television
programmes dealing with current affairs in India. His film Taj Mahal-Not
a Love Story produced for the World Bank has been to numerous festivals.
He has scripted numerous documentaries and produced environmental
shows for Indian television. Has authored a book Caste & Communal
Time Bomb on communal violence. Has produced news documentary on
earthquake victims in Latur.