My Inbox exploded with tips today, this one in particular. This unbelievably vile video from the 10:10 campaign takes the award for the most disgusting climate and carbon reduction video ever. It is in a class by itself, which is off the scale. See also Ryan Maue’s post below this one on the 350.org tie in for 10:10.
What were they thinking? They weren’t, because this is going to have the exact opposite effect they intended it to have. I don’t have words to describe my disgust with the video.
WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO IMAGERY
Here is what they say about it on YouTube:
The1010Campaign | September 30, 2010
Whippersnapping climate campaign 10:10 teams up with legendary comic screenwriter Richard Curtis – you know, Blackadder, Four Weddings, Notting Hill, co-founded Comic Relief – and Age of Stupid director Franny Armstrong to proudly present their explosive new mini-movie “No Pressure”. The film stars X-Files’ Gillian Anderson, together with Spurs players past and present – including Peter Crouch, Ledley King and David Ginola – with music donated by Radiohead. Shot on 35mm by a 40-strong professional film crew led by director Dougal Wilson, “No Pressure” celebrates everybody who is actively tackling climate change… by blowing up those are aren’t.
I know people will be upset by this, please keep your comments civil – Anthony
Some people in comments whether this is some sort of horrible spoof. It appears to be direct from 10:10, as the URL highlighted in yellow below on the YouTube description links directly to the 10:10 promotional web page:
which is a subpage of their main website.
UPDATE2: They are so proud of this “mini-movie” they did a “behind the scenes” video of it.h/t to WUWT reader “scarlet pumpernickel”.
UPDATE3: Hot Topic (an AGW proponent site) in New Zealand thinks this video is “obviously effective“