World Environment Day will be celebrated on 5 June and in conjunction, Discovery Channel has lined up several documentaries for fans to tune into. The programming slate begins at 8pm on the day exclusively on Discovery (Astro Channel 552 (HD) or 572 (SD).
India 2050 unravels the potential dangers of uncontrolled environmental degradation and climate change in India. This one-off special attempts to provide a fact-based forecast into an imaginary future of what the next 30 years would look if the country continues on its current path, and sustainable measures aren’t taken.
The Story of Plastic
Different from every other plastic documentary you’ve seen, The Story of Plastic presents a cohesive timeline of how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry has successfully manipulated the narrative around it.
Actor Varun Mitra accompanies Ajeet Bajaj (the first Indian to ski to the North Pole and the South Pole within a year) to raise awareness about global warming by driving Hyundai Konas -a zero carbon dioxide emission car, while pushing the limits of what electric vehicles can achieve by reaching the Everest Basecamp.