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Think Green

Is it getting hot in here, or is it just us? Check out a few DVDs on global warming, and decide for yourself.

 
Dimming the sun
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 D5625 2006x
Examines studies showing that pollution is not only the cause of global warming but is also responsible for preventing sunlight from reaching the earth's surface, thereby masking the degree of global warming's actual impact.
 
The 11th Hour
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 A144 2008x
Presents the argument that the current trend of global warming is the result of human activity. Examines ways that human populations can work to reverse this trend.
 
Everything's Cool
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 E943 2007x
A documentary on the gap between the scientific community's knowledge about global warming and the public's lack of understanding, efforts that have been undertaken to bridge the gap, and the Bush administration's attempts to obfuscate the realities of the matter.
 
Global Warming: The Signs and the Science
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 G581325 2005x
Examines the dangers posed to the planet by global warming.
 
A Global Warning?
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 G5839 2008x
Scientists explore the skies to examine the warming effects of the sun and dig deep into the Earth to study continental movement and the volatile activity at the planet's core. Experts speculate on how natural events including volcanic eruptions and massive meteor impacts have affected temperatures and weather systems over the planet's 600-million-year history.
 
An Inconvenient Truth
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 I5335
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause.
 
Six Degrees Could Change the World
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 S557 2008x
Discusses why many scientists believe that the Earth's average temperature could rise by as much as six degrees Celsius by 2100. Explores what each rising degree could mean for the future of humanity and our planet. Illustrates how global warming has already affected the reefs of Australia, the ice fields of Greenland, and the Amazonian rain forest. Explains what's real, what's still controversial, and how existing technologies and remedies could help dial back the global thermometer.
 
Too Hot not to Handle
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 T6625 2006x
Scientists in various fields explain the causes and dangers of global warming and discuss ways that it can be reversed.
 
Warnings from the Ice
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 W376 2008x
In 1995, an iceberg the size of Rhode Island broke off from the Larsen ice shelf along the Antarctic coast, hinting at a potential meltdown. If the entire West Antarctic Ice Sheet were to follow suit, sea level would rise by almost 20 feet, wiping out entire cities, redrawing coastlines, and leave millions homeless.
 
What's up with the Weather?
(DVD) QC981.8.G56 W497 2007x
Examines the opposing sides of the global warming debate.
 
 

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