(Science/knowledge, 3×50 min.) A new hothouse period is looming and profoundly changing life on our planet. Scientists are investigating what the future might be like for animals, plants, oceans and humans by reconstructing the living conditions of past hothouse periods of Earth’s history. This three-part documentary accompanies them on their search for clues.

Distributor: ZDF Studios

Pitch Perfect: “With climate change being the biggest challenge we face today, Surviving Hothouse Earth will offer a fascinating insight into the scientific research being undertaken to help mankind find a solution. It will also give audiences a vision of what life would be like in a hothouse period.” —Ralf Rückauer, VP Unscripted

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