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(slow classical music) – [Woman] Greta is a 16-year-old girl who has inspired thousands maybe even millions of people to stand up for both themselves and the climate. – [Girl] She thought everything was going in the wrong direction. And now she’s become a really big role model for a lot of people. – [Girl]

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(wake thundering and hissing) – [Narrator] A few years ago, entrepreneur Jim Clark envisioned a boat built purely for speed. A boat so light, so fast, that it would shatter every record it attempted. In 2014… That dream became a reality, with 100-foot monohull, Comanche. – [Ken] It’s by almost any measure the fastest monohull

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(joyful music) – [Narrator] Snow means something different to everyone. – Snow takes all the complicated details and simplifies the landscape toward the possibilities of naturally occurring sculpture. – [Narrator] For snow globe artist Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz, snow is what draws you into their surreal world. – There’s like a paradise feeling where

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(instrumental) – [Narrator] Mankind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – In bad conditions, it can be a death zone. – [Narrator] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – [Casey] When you build an instrument out of it, you’re kind of bringing that tree back to life because it’s creating music.

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– [Narrator] Mankind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – It’s not really a good idea to have divers in the water with a thunderstorm. – [Narrator] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – If they have a catastrophe, we can be there to help them. – [Narrator] These are the

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(light music) – [Narrator] Scattered across the New Mexico desert are buildings that look like something from another world. They are homes designed to be completely self-sustained. Generating their own electricity, water, gas, and food. They are the life’s work of an unconventional architect, Mike Reynolds, who believes homes are the key to a better

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(piano noises) – I’ve always been inspired or fascinated by weather. What does a cloud sound like? You know, even as a child, I can remember sitting out on the grass and looking up at the clouds as they go past. What kind of sound would those clouds output using a piano if they rolled

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(pleasant piano music) – [Narrator] California’s iconic sequoias are the largest trees on Earth. These giants have lived for thousands of years, surviving war, famine and the rise of globalization, but California’s ongoing drought could mean disaster. These enormous trees are already showing signs of weakness never seen before. Anthony Ambrose and a team of

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(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Romain Lacombe is a man on a mission. – Air pollution is an environmental issue, but most of all it’s a health crisis. – [Narrator] More than five million people die every year from pollution-related illnesses. Romain wants to change that. He has designed a system to help humans learn more

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(heart thumping music) – Three, two– – One! (cheering) – [Woman] Coming up. (adventurous music) – [Narrator] Man kind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – [Man] It’s getting worse out here guys! – [Narrator] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – [Man] You come to a place like this the

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