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Dirty Business (Trailer)

In the digital age, half our electricity still comes from coal. Dirty Business reveals the true social and environmental costs of coal power and tells the stories of innovators who are pointing the way to an alternative energy future. Guided by Rolling Stone reporter Jeff Goodell, the film examines what it means to remain dependent on a 19th century technology that is the largest single source of greenhouse gases. Can coal really be made clean? Can renewables and efficiency be produced on a scale large enough to replace coal? The film seeks answers in a series of stories shot in China, Saskatchewan, Kansas, West Virginia, Nevada and New York.

Credits:

Director/Writer/Producer PETER BULL

Co-Producer & Additional Photography JUSTIN WEINSTEIN

Editor PASCAL AKESSON

Executive Producers ROBERT J. ROSENTHAL, CHRISTA SCHARFENBERG

Consulting Producer ALEX GIBNEY

Narrator & Editorial Consultant JEFF GOODELL

Director of Photography ANTHONY FORMA

Sound Recordist MICHAEL KARAS

Associate Producer CHRISTINA FLEMING

Original Music GARY LUCAS & BEN DECTER

Graphics DALE ROBBINS

Animation ALTON CHRISTIANSEN

Sound Editing & Re-Recording RICHARD FAIRBANKS

Additional Photography SAM PAINTER, TIM TYLER, BRETT WILEY

Additional Sound Recording BRIAN BUCKLEY, JEFF EDRICH, NEIL GETTINGER, DAVID MITYNG

Web Producer and Designer CARRIE CHING

Web Developer AF83

Film Researcher ROBERTA HELLING

Still Photography ANTRIM CASKEY

Fixers in China LU BO, JIAXI CHEN

Legal JUDY ALEXANDER

Intern GINA BULL

Generous Support Provided by:
11TH HOUR PROJECT
COW HOLLOW FUND
STEVEN COHEN
DEER CREEK FOUNDATION
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
FLEDGLING FUND
FRED GELLERT FAMILY FOUNDATION