Global Warning!

Producer/Director: TERI/Ramesh Menon
Supported by: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Subject Focus: How the world could use its natural resources to deflect the challenges of climate change. Examples are from India

Summary: 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.

Producer’s Profile/Director’s 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.

Ramesh 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.