On a daily basis, we are inundated with more bad news about the environmental catastrophe caused by climate change, unfolding in front of our very eyes.
But is it too late? Can anything really be done? It’s enough to make us give up. Many of us have. But a simple solution may be literally underneath our feet, according to the Netflix documentary Kiss the Ground from award-winning filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell.
Kiss the Ground reveals that by regenerating the world’s soils, we can completely and rapidly stabilise the Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies. Is it really that simple?
An inspiring, solution-based approach, focusing on regenerative agriculture, this film is a must-watch for anyone interested in how we can reverse climate change.
“There’s so much joy to put your hands in the dirt, feel the dirt, and literally kiss the ground.” – Rebecca Tickell
03:20 – The climate crisis the world is facing and the solution this film puts forward.
04:13 – How happy Josh is with the movie’s reception.
06:25 – A brief synopsis of Kiss the Ground explaining how they plan to reverse climate change.
07:30 – The natural way most people respond to climate change.
10:18 – Using soil as a solution to our climate problems.
12:38 – How we’ve destroyed our topsoil over the last few hundred years.
18:37 – The regenerative farming methods we can use to solve this problem.
25:06 – The need for change in global agriculture because of our increasing population.
28:14 – What politicians think about these practices and new related policies.
32:15 – The ways we can turn cows from being a problem to being a solution.
37:31 – How the idea for the film came to fruition.
44:04 – Biodiesel and how they got Woody Harrelson involved in Kiss the Ground movie.
46:33 – The hardest part of making the movie.
49:42 – The importance of graphics and how they decided which ones to use.
56:28 – What it’s like working together as a couple.
58:39 – The next project Josh and Rebecca are working on and what it’s about.
1:02:33 – The power that Generation Z has.