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Energy crossroads : a burning need to change course

Author: Christophe Fauchere; Larry Wayne; Tiroir A Films Productions (Firm)
Publisher: [Denver, Colo.] : Tiroir A Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Academic edView all editions and formats
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Discusses current energy consumption patterns and their damaging effects on our environment, the global economy, and the geopolitical balance in the world today.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christophe Fauchere; Larry Wayne; Tiroir A Films Productions (Firm)
OCLC Number: 124040309
Language Note: Soundtrack in English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Bonus materials: Energy: critical choices ahead (produced in 1974); extended interviews; The "Green Home" with Steve Andrews; Cuba's peak oils.
Credits: Camera, Dan Baker ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator: Larry Wayne.
Experts: Steve Andrews, Lawrence Flowers, James Hansen, Eric Lombardi, Paul Komor, Claire Parkinson, Scott Pugh, David E. Stuart, Randy Udall, James White, Morey Wolson.
Awards: Winner, 2007 Colorado Environmental Film Festival.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: A history of cheap energy --
An energy hungry nation --
Peak oil and our dependence on oil --
Fossil fuels, the economy & global competition --
Climate change --
Recognizing the problem --
A new paradigm --
The power of change --
Infinite power --
Future transportation fuels --
Redesigning our cars --
Rethinking our cities --
The 3 R's --
The road to sustainability --
New Belgium Brewery.
Responsibility: produced by Tiroir A Films Productions ; written and edited by Christophe Fauchere.

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Discusses current energy consumption patterns and their damaging effects on our environment, the global economy, and the geopolitical balance in the world today.

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Energy Crossroads: A Burning Need to Change Course

(EMRO user published 2009-04-17 ) Very Good Permalink
Exploring energy as a weakness of the United States, this film not only examines the environmental consequences of American energy consumption, but takes a critical look at the faulty cultural norms that typify the nation “born into cheap energy.” The film is replete with staggering data. For example,...
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