Koala climbing on eucalyptus with fire on the background.
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Sisters are doing’ it for themselves next week on GPB. We’ll meet politicians, journalists, activists and others on the frontline of the fight for justice equality. We’ll also meet some heroes down under and scientists looking outside the box for solutions to climate change. Take a look below at what’s coming up!

Independent Lens: Represent - Monday, October 26 at 11 PM
Leading up to the 2018 midterm elections in the heart of the Midwest, three women take on entrenched local political networks in their fight to reshape politics on their own terms.

Not Done: Women Remaking America - Tuesday, October 27 at 8 PM
Chart the last five years of the women’s movement and its re-energized, intersectional fight for equality. Activists, journalists, entertainers, athletes, and politicians report from the frontlines of the feminist tidal wave.

Nature: Australia Bushfire Rescue - Wednesday, October 28 at 8 PM
Meet the people rescuing and caring for the animal survivors of Australia's devastating bushfires. Iconic species like koalas, kangaroos and wombats face a series of hurdles to recover from their trauma.


Scientists look to geoengineering and other methods to cool the planet.

NOVA: Can We Cool the Planet? - Wednesday, October 28 at 9 PM
As global temperatures continue to rise, scientists are wondering if we need solutions beyond reducing emissions. Can geoengineering work? How much would it cost? And what are the risks of engineering Earth's climate?