The crisis at the ‘Pump’ (and how to fix it)

Many documentaries have decried the evils of Big Oil. After all, there’s a lot to hate: it holds our wallets hostage, pollutes the planet’s atmosphere, it’s one of the motivating factors behind American involvement in Middle East conflicts in past and present centuries, and it has a grip on us that’s exceedingly difficult to break. So what’s different about the new film from Josh and Rebecca Tickell? “Pump” takes a proactive approach, spotlighting the things other countries, innovative companies, and enterprising individuals are doing in the realm of alternative fuels.