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The “myth” of the boiling frog

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Since 1850, global average temperatures have risen by 1 degree Celsius. That may not sound like a lot, but it is. Why? 1 degree is an average. Many places have already gotten much warmer and if average temperatures increase one more degree, the coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer. So how did we get here? And what can be done? Explore the challenges of net zero emissions.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Lisa LaBracio
  • Script Writer Elizabeth Cox, George Zaidan
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Illustrator Luísa Holanda
  • Storyboard Artist Wing Luo
  • Art Director Luísa Holanda
  • Animator Murilo Jardim
  • Music André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • Hype Producer Taíla Soliman
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Hype Executive Producer Gabriel Garcia
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor George Zaidan
  • Fact-Checker Jennifer Nam

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