SHOWTIME's "Years of Living Dangerously" — Preview and Discussion Event for SEJ Members

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 1 pm EDT 

The Society of Environmental Journalists invites all members to sign up for an exclusive online preview screening and discussion with the Executive Producer/Co-Creator of the SHOWTIME® documentary-series YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY. The telepresser event will take place Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 1 pm EDT (for approximately 45 minutes).  Free screen access will be available online upon RSVP.

Executive Producer David Gelber will be joined by YEARS Correspondent + Executive VP of Conservation International M. Sanjayan, and Chief Science Advisors Heidi Cullen, Ph.D.,and Joe Romm, Ph.D.,  for a discussion and Q&A with SEJ members, moderated by Peter Dykstra, Publisher of and Environmental Health News.

You can view a trailer here. For more information on the film, visit  YearsOfLiving

You won't want to miss this event, organized exclusively for SEJ members and offered free of charge.

How it will work:

  • If you'd like to participate, please RSVP HERE
  • You'll receive an email with a link to a password-protected web page where you'll be able to view the first two episodes of YEARS prior to the discussion, at a time convenient for you.
  • On the day of the discussion, you can dial in to the conference call from any phone — land or mobile — or even by Skype.  You'll be able to hear all the questions and the answers, just as you would on a regular conference call.

We hope you can join us on Wednesday, April 2 at 1:00 pm EDT for a great discussion.


Beth Parke, Executive Director, Society of Environmental Journalists
Peter Dykstra, Publisher, and



It's the biggest story of our time.  Hollywood's brightest stars and today's most respected journalists explore the issues of climate change and bring you intimate stories of triumph and tragedy. YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY takes you directly to the heart of the story in this awe-inspiring and cinematic documentary series event from Executive Producers James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub and Arnold Schwarzenegger. YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY premieres Sunday, April 13 at 10PM ET/PT — only on SHOWTIME®.

Jessica Alba, Mark Bittman, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, America Ferrera, Harrison Ford, Thomas L. Friedman, Michael C. Hall, Chris Hayes, Olivia Munn, M. Sanjayan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ian Somerhalder, and Lesley Stahl

Each correspondent delves into a different impact of climate change — from the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy in the New York tri-state area to political upheaval caused by droughts in the Middle East to the dangerous level of carbon emissions resulting from deforestation. The project will portray the current and intensifying effects of climate change on everyday Americans and demonstrate how they can take action and be part of the solution.

Executive Producers:
James Cameron, Jerry Weintraub, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daniel Abbasi, Joel Bach and David Gelber.

  • If you're an SEJ member who missed it, or missed it because you're not an SEJ member, you can now go here for the trailer video, an overview of the series, bios, FAQs, extras, and show schedule.