Video Series to Promote Seal the Deal! Campaign

© UN18 September 2009: Environmentalists, politicians, actors and film directors take part in a new UN public service announcement series, urging viewers to sign the Climate Petition on the Seal the Deal! website.

The public awareness campaign was launched at the start of Global Climate Week and was shot in six locations across four continents. Directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, co-writer of the film The Day After Tomorrow, the videos feature President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives; Don Cheadle, Hollywood actor, film producer and author; Professor Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Midori Goto, UN Messenger of Peace; Philippe Cousteau, Animal Planet presenter and environmentalist; and Saba Douglas-Hamilton, wildlife film maker. [UNEP press release]