Seeing behind things--the coal mine behind your light switch, the downed forest behind your burger--is central to solving the environmental crunch and a major focus of Eyes Wide Open. But looking down from high above might be even more important. Looking behind gives us added information, but looking down tells us what it means. It does this by zooming out so we can see much more space and time, putting our facts in a larger context. The big picture is a bolt of lightning, starkly illuminating issues and giving us sudden clarity.