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Six degrees could change the world

Author: Ron Bowman; Ed Fields; Alec Baldwin; National Geographic Television & Film.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2008.
Series: FALL 2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Television special
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Bowman; Ed Fields; Alec Baldwin; National Geographic Television & Film.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9781426293023 142629302X
OCLC Number: 190864815
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
"Preserve our planet"--Container.
Special features: celebrity interviews; everyday green living tips; preserve our planet PSA; degree-by-degree impact guide.
Credits: Editors, Christine Jameson Henry, Emmanuel Mairesse.
Performer(s): Narrator, Alec Baldwin.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1; Widescreen format; Dolby digital.
Contents: A warmer world --
CO2, the hidden price --
Plus one degree --
Carbon footprint --
Plus two degrees --
Accelerating loss of polar ice --
Plus three degrees --
Forecasting our climate --
New generation of super storms --
Plus four degrees --
Impact of rising sea levels --
Plus five degrees --
Plus six degrees --
Looking for solutions --
Alternate sources of energy --
Conclusion.
Series Title: FALL 2013.
Responsibility: producer/director, Ron Bowman ; writer, Ed Fields, Ron Bowman ; produced by National Geographic Television.

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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.

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