It premiered last week at his Traverse City Film Festival. That’s the provocative question explored in the documentary “Planet of the Humans,” which is backed and promoted by filmmaker Michael Moore and directed by one of his longtime collaborators. Getty Editorial and Jeff Gibbs, Planet of the Humans . What if alternative energy isn’t all it’s cracked up to be?

Michael Moore’s Planet of the Humans challenges renewable energy’s ability to fight climate change, but it’s riddled with errors and old information. A still from Planet of the Humans, which has provoked a furious reaction. New Michael Moore-backed documentary 'Planet of the Humans' questions environmentalists and their 'addiction' to fossil fuels. Michael Moore produced "Planet of the Humans" about the eco-impacts of renewables. The film, which does not yet have distribution, is a low-budget but piercing examination of what the filmmakers say are the false promises of the environmental movement and why we’re still “addicted” to fossil fuels.

Michael Moore’s new film, Planet of the Humans, is, sad to say, unnecessarily bleak in tone, content and conclusions.