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Global warming : the rising storm

Author: Ronald C MeyerJames M Roberts, Ph. D.Bradley WhitfordDavid ArkenstoneCentre Communications.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the last half of the 20th century, scientists began understanding that industrialization and the effects of explosive population growth were affecting the fundamental structure and composition of earth's atmosphere. Man's ever-increasing thirst for energy, quenched by the burning of fossil fuels, has dramatically increased greenhouse gases in the lower atmosphere. This 2-disc set examines and explains this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald C Meyer; James M Roberts, Ph. D.; Bradley Whitford; David Arkenstone; Centre Communications.; National Center for Atmospheric Research (U.S.); Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 138009247
Language Note: In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "As seen on public television."--Container.
DVD extras: educator guide, timeline, graphs.
Credits: Music, David Arkenstone.
Performer(s): Hosted and narrated by Bradley Whitford.
Description: 2 videodiscs (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.; System requirements to access DVD extras: PC; Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader or Apple computer.
Contents: Disc 1. Warnings from a warming planet --
Disc 2. Predictions for a warmer planet.
Other Titles: Warnings from a warming planet.
Predictions for a warmer planet.
Responsibility: produced by Centre Communications, Inc. ; producers, Ron Meyer, James M. Roberts and Bradley Whitford ; director, Ron Meyer ; written by Ron Meyer and James M. Roberts.

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In the last half of the 20th century, scientists began understanding that industrialization and the effects of explosive population growth were affecting the fundamental structure and composition of earth's atmosphere. Man's ever-increasing thirst for energy, quenched by the burning of fossil fuels, has dramatically increased greenhouse gases in the lower atmosphere. This 2-disc set examines and explains this phenomenon, and looks into the future where other, more deadly impacts are predicted to follow. In the first decade of the 21st century, we find ourselves at the precipice of a dangerous, rising storm.

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