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Once again Michael Moore stirs the environmental pot, but conservationists turn up the heat on him

Planet of the Humans film has had 5m views on YouTube and has enraged renewable energy experts who are demanding an apology

Climate experts call for 'dangerous' Michael Moore film to be taken down

Planet of the Humans, which takes aim at the green movement, is 'full of misinformation', says one online library.

Planet of the Humans review – contrarian eco-doc from the Michael Moore stable

Jeff Gibbs' film, produced by Michael Moore, takes a pop at green, liberal A-listers such as Al Gore – but doesn't dare criticise Greta Thunberg.

Michael Moore drops new climate change doc 'Planet of the Humans'

Moore's focus is not just the devastating effects of climate change - it also offers a critical view of the ways in which, per a press release, "the environmental movement has lost the battle through well-meaning but disastrous choices, including the belief that solar panels and windmills would save us, and by giving in to the corporate interests of Wall Street."

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Veganism row breaks out after Joaquin Phoenix is told: Be kinder to farmers

He has been called a diva and pretentious, and there are even those who don't like his acting – but never before has Joaquin Phoenix been accused of causing mental health problems for British livestock farmers.

Joaquin Phoenix urges people to 'go vegan'

Oscar and Bafta nominee Joaquin Phoenix has made a plea for people to "go vegan" as he led an animal equality protest in central London.

Leonardo DiCaprio urged to end support for Indian river project

Leonardo DiCaprio has been urged to withdraw support for a controversial tree-planting programme in India, which could result in catastrophic environmental damage.

Angry Schwarzenegger condemns Trump for wrecking clean-air standards

Arnold Schwarznegger has condemned Donald Trump over his unprecedented rollback of environmental protections, particularly his move against California's regulation of automobile emissions.

Serhii Plokhy: Spinning conspiracy theories won’t help us prevent another Chernobyl

Despite the TV show and the author's landmark book, the truth about Chernobyl is still contested.

Leonardo DiCaprio flooded with requests to save Siberian lake

Russian environmentalists inundate actor's Instagram with messages urging him to support the campaign to 'Save our Baikal!'

Damon Gameau: How these renewable energy resources can save our planet

There are already environmental solutions that reduce emissions and regenerate ecosystems – we just have to act on them.

Netflix's 'Our Planet' is beautiful but uncomfortable

In a groundbreaking move, the beautiful but uncomfortable documentary forces viewers to acknowledge their own complicity in the decline of nature.
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