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      Season 1 – Years of Living Dangerously

      2014 Documentary Special Interest List
      Reviews 100% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score Climate change is one of today's most hotly debated topics, not only in America but around the world. This series features firsthand accounts from people who have been affected by the occurrence, with a team of correspondents from the entertainment and news industries traveling around the world to report on effects of global warming and what people are doing to find solutions for it. Among the stories told are Oscar-winner Matt Damon's reporting on the health impact of heat waves around the globe, Golden Globe-winner Michael C. Hall's traveling to Bangladesh to get a vision of the future, and Emmy-winning journalist Lesley Stahl's heading to Greenland to examine the fate of the Arctic. Actors Don Cheadle, Harrison Ford and Jessica Alba are among the other entertainment icons who contribute reports to the hourlong episodes. The roster of executive producers includes James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Read More Read Less

      Episodes

      Episode 1 Aired Apr 13, 2014 Dry Season Harrison Ford investigates the palm oil trade in Indonesia; Don Cheadle meets a climate scientist; Thomas L. Friedman examines climate change in Syria. Details Episode 2 Aired Apr 20, 2014 End of the Woods Harrison Ford investigates the global effects of the palm oil industry; Arnold Schwarzenegger joins wild-land firefighters. Details Episode 3 Aired Apr 27, 2014 The Surge Chris Hayes and Michael Grimm consider climate change in the wake of Superstorm Sandy; M. Sanjayan interviews top climate scientists. Details Episode 4 Aired May 4, 2014 Ice & Brimstone Lesley Stahl travels to Greenland to investigate the effects of global warming; Ian Somerhalder travels to North Carolina to listen in on both sides of an evangelical community's debate over climate change. Details Episode 5 Aired May 12, 2014 True Colors Olivia Munn profiles climate-conscious Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State; columnist Mark Bittman questions New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on man-made climate change during the rush to rebuild post-Sandy. Details Episode 6 Aired May 19, 2014 Winds of Change America Ferrera profiles the Heartland Institute's James Taylor as he crusades against clean energy; Mark Bittman conducts a yearlong investigation into the truths behind natural gas. Details Episode 7 Aired May 26, 2014 Revolt, Rebuild, Renew Jessica Alba meets members of Climate Corps as they sell corporations on sustainability; Thomas L. Friedman explores how what happens in Kansas plays out in Cairo; Chris Hayes with a story about life after Superstorm Sandy. Details Episode 8 Aired Jun 2, 2014 A Dangerous Future Matt Damon researches the impact of extreme heat on human health and mortality; Michael C. Hall explores the burdens of vast global migration; Thomas L. Friedman ends his look at climate stress and political volatility. Details Episode 9 Aired Jun 9, 2014 Moving a Mountain Michael C. Hall concludes his journey to Bangladesh; conservationist M. Sanjayan travels to Tupungatito, an active stratovolcano in the southern Andes. Details

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      Jessica Johnson Time Out Chicago While its flush with good intentions, Years of Living Dangerously gets far too distracted by the outrage and attempts at personal connection between its celebrity voices and the topic they're covering. Jul 3, 2018 Full Review

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      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joel Bach, David Gelber, Daniel Abbasi
      Network
      Showtime
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Documentary, Special Interest
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Apr 13, 2014