Tim Libretti, PhD

Aug 29, 2019

5 min read

Documentary “Cooked: Survival by Zip Code” Re-Defines Racism, Climate Change as Disasters

In this news footage scene from “Cooked,” a body is wheeled out by officials during Chicago’s 1995 heat wave.

In our contemporary political moment, even as we see 11 billion tons of ice melt off of Greenland in one day and as we witness the Amazon rainforests burning, those denying climate change abound and even occupy high political offices so they can obstruct efforts to address this global threat.