EastEnders credits converted to one-time specials to highlight climate change

The ending credits on BBC One soap EastEnders have been converted to highlight how the challenges facing icy regions could affect London – to promote the series’ final episode Frozen Planet II by Sir David Attenborough.

He’s done it just once on a map of London’s East End showing the Thames breaking its banks with parts of the capital under water.

The image clearly predicts what parts of the city will look like in the future if climate change continues and sea levels rise by two meters.

Miniature map for satellite photography of the North Pole with a voiceover: “This is not reality right now, but our future will be determined by what happens here.”


Sir David Attenborough says the Arctic is warming twice as fast as Earth as a whole (BBC/Silverback Films/Alex Board/PA)

Emphasizing the challenge of thawing in icy regions, Sir David said: “The Arctic is currently warming twice as fast as the entire Earth.”

The final episode of Frozen Planet II examines the impact of climate change on Earth’s icy regions as they are undergoing unprecedented changes.

It features a number of scientists and humans who have dedicated their lives to documenting these changes and understanding their impact on the lives of the animals and people living there, as well as on the planet as a whole. .

Jack Bootle, head of operations, BBC reality specialist, said: “During Frozen Planet II, we encountered some of the world’s most remarkable animals and discovered some of the challenges that we have encountered. they face due to a warming climate.

“As we prepare for the final episode of the series, I hope this dramatic visual will remind viewers that what happens in the coldest parts of the world will directly affect us here. here in the UK.”

– Frozen Planet II will air on October 16 at 8pm on BBC one and iPlayer.

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