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Imagining a +4°C world: what about water ?

Update 2018-11-26



Upon the COP24,  French Water Partnership produced a short sensitization video to alert decision makers and the general public to the catastrophic impacts of an average warming of 4°C at the end of the century. A futuristic journey through France, Vietnam and the United States of America in the year 2098.

Erik Orsenna, President of Initiatives for the Future of Great Lakes of France, lent his voice to the character of this video. The latter will be officially launched at COP24 on Thursday, December 6th during a side-event on the French Pavilion.


Project coordination: FWP with the support of Initiatives for the Future of Great Lakes of France (IAGF). Screenplay written within the Water & Climate working group of the FWP with the support of its scientific members.

Direction: Kader Alihadef ( et Thaïs Beaussé (

Recording and mixing: Nick Buxton, Basement Studio Voix off : Erik Orsenna, président d’IAGF

Music: Gurdonark William and Caroline (Nebulae) ; Asmusic Sci-fi funeral ; Clairvoyance sunshine melody