2017 | 45 min | UK
Directed by Paul Maple
Australian Premiere

Followed by panel discussion

Presented by 


Deputy Director Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
Founder & CEO Climate for Change
Yes 2 Renewables Community Coordinator Friends of the Earth Melbourne
CEO Beyond Zero Emissions

A roadmap for a clean energy future which explores the social, environmental, economic and psychological changes that are needed to lead us to a sustainable, renewable energy economy by 2040.

The Race is On shows us how our societies can be transformed into an ultra-low carbon way of living  fit for our children’s future.

This is not a fantasy, all the technologies needed to succeed are already here. The film showcases innovative solutions and lays out a clear and exciting plan for action to help build the world we need.

This utterly huge shift may be the greatest and most urgent transformation of our generation – it’s a race against time.  

The Race is On, exposes how serious the climate change threat is, but also how near we are to ensuring we avoid its most dangerous consequences.

Featuring contributions from world leading experts on the science, policy, economics and community, Race is On will  generate urgent discussions on how we can act now to avoid disaster.


**This film has been exempt from classification and has no age restrictions