CAN POLAR BEARS TREAD WATER

CAN POLAR BEARS TREAD WATER

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1264
    Format: DVD

    Examines global warming trends caused by the burning of fossil fuels, reveals the underlying causes of these climactic changes ("the greenhouse effect") and their likely consequences, and outlines measures which could be adopted by world leaders to stave off ecological catastrophe. The program features interviews with scientists, politicians, and enivronmentalists and uses imaginative computer graphics to convey important statistics on everything from global temperature rise and carbon dioxide emissions to recent climactic disasters.

    Directed by Lawrence Moore
    1989, 58 minutes
    Purchase: $310 Classroom Rental: $125

    "...brilliant, graphic and timely...This is the most comprehensive, worrying, entertaining, gripping film on climate change to date--and should be compulsory viewing on school and college curriculae."--Moving Pictures Bulletin (The Quarterly Guide to Films on Development and the Environment)

    ***** Excellent/Superior in Every Respect/A "Must-Have" for Libraries "...one of the more important documentaries released this year...the presentation is balanced, reasoned, well-researched, and augmented with interviews with a variety of knowledgeable experts...This is one title that belongs in all libraries...Highly recommended."--Video Rating Guide for Libraries



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