Oil & Water

This film follows two young men fighting to preserve the Ecuadorean Amazon. One is a member of the indigenous Cofan tribe, sent to the US for a Western education as a child; the other is an American college student.

Dirty Energy

This film investigates the cost of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster on Lousiana communities, and criticizes the relationship between British Petroleum and the U.S. government.


This film examines the history and future of energy in America. It advocates for a transition to green energy through individual action.

Gas Hole

This film criticizes America’s dependency on oil, explains how oil companies were able to establish their power, and provides information on viable and affordable alternatives to petroleum fuel.


This award-winning documentary explores ways the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is likely to happen around the world.

Managing the Unknown: Essays on Environmental Ignorance

Managing the Unknown offers essays that show that deficient knowledge is a far more pervasive challenge in resource history than conventional readings suggest. Furthermore, environmental ignorance does not inevitably shrink with the march of scientific progress. This volume combines insights from different continents as well as the seas in between and thus sketches outlines of an emerging global resource history.