The Emmy-winning climate change series returns for a second season to tell the biggest story of our time. Featuring some of Hollywood’s most influential stars, YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY reveals emotional and hard-hitting accounts of the effects of climate change from across the planet.

Dan Abbasi

Co-Founder, Executive Producer

Dan Abbasi

Co-Founder, Executive Producer

DAN ABBASI co-founded The YEARS PROJECT with Joel Bach and David Gelber in 2011, and was an Executive Producer on the Project’s Emmy-winning Season 1 of YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY. Dan’s career-long focus on climate change spans investing, manufacturing, academia, the non-profit sector and the federal government. He is currently Managing Director at Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, where he is a portfolio manager of the firm’s Environment Strategy.

He was recently a Senior Fellow at Conservation International, where he developed a platform for evaluating corporate sustainability, and serves on the boards of innovative non-profits InfluenceMap and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy.  Dan was previously a Director at cleantech private equity firm MissionPoint Capital Partners, after which he co-founded and served as CEO of Flowcastings GmbH, a manufacturing innovator enabling efficiency gains in the power and aviation sectors.  Dan held senior roles at units of Time Warner and The Washington Post Company.  He served on the U.S. National Climate Assessment and as an appointee at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and was Associate Dean at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Season 2 Ep 8

The Coal Wars

with America Ferrera

Season 2 Ep 8

Elephant in the Room

with Sigourney Weaver

Season 2 Ep 7

The Road Ahead

with Ty Burrell

Season 2 Ep 7

Safe Passage

with Bradley Whitford

Season 2 Ep 6

Price on Carbon

with Nikki Reed

Season 2 Ep 6

The Sixth Extinction

with Aasif Mandvi

Season 2 Ep 4

The Battle in the Forest

with Gisele Bündchen

Season 2 Ep 3

Out of Africa

with Thomas L. Friedman

Season 2 Ep 3

Death of the Central Valley

with Don Cheadle

Season 1

Exclusive Interview with the President

with Thomas L. Friedman

Season 1 Ep 2

Fire Line

with Arnold Schwarzenegger

Season 1 Ep 8

The Future is Now

with Michael C. Hall

Season 1 Ep 8

Mercury Rising

with Matt Damon

Season 1 Ep 7

Climate Corps

with Jessica Alba

Season 1 Ep 5

Chasing Methane

with Mark Bittman

Season 1 Ep 3

Over the Edge

with Chris Hayes

Photo: The Years Project / Tim Freccia
Season 1 Ep 4

Under the Ice

with Lesley Stahl

Season 1 Ep 1

Climate Wars

with Thomas L. Friedman

Season 1 Ep 3

The Scientist

with M. Sanjayan

Sigourney Weaver

Correspondent

Why I'm involved

There is so much misinformation about what is creating the fires, the droughts, the extreme storms. I really wanted to be part of getting the correct information to people.

Sigourney Weaver

Aasif Mandvi

Correspondent

Why I'm involved

Caring about animals and their survival ensures our survival, if we want to not go extinct ourselves.

Aasif Mandvi

Jack Black

Correspondent

Why I'm involved

I spoke to scientists, I spoke to politicians, I spoke to children, and I spoke to a psychiatrist. I’ve really run the gamut of all things climate change on this incredible personal journey of mine.

Jack Black

Gisele Bündchen

Correspondent

Why I'm involved

When we all unite our unique abilities in service of a common good, we can create a better world.

Gisele Bündchen