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The Great Global Warming Swindle

The Great Global Warming Swindle

The Great Global Warming Swindle caused controversy in the UK when it premiered on Channel 4. According to Martin Durkin's documentary, the chief cause of climate change is not human activity but changes in radiation from the sun. Some have called The Great Global Warming Swindle the...

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Addicted To Plastic

Addicted To Plastic

Addicted to Plastic is a documentary focusing on the worldwide production and environmental effects of plastic. The host takes a 2-year trip around the world to give us a better understanding of the life cycle of plastic. It’s probably fair to say that we all believe buying goods (pencils,...

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Global Dimming

Global Dimming

Since measurements began in the 1950s, scientists have discovered that there has been a decline of sunlight reaching the Earth; they called it global dimming. But according to a paper published in the journal Science, the dimming did not continue into the 1990s and indeed since the 1980s...

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Hunt for the Supertwister

Hunt for the Supertwister

Can technology help us tame nature’s most violent tornadoes? Little on this earth can withstand the violent fury of an F5 tornado. A churning vortex with winds over 300 miles an hour, these tornadoes create immense swaths of death and destruction in a matter of seconds. But today, experts...

7.50

Building Green

Building Green

Building Green is pioneering and entertaining television with an eco-friendly twist, on a mission is to inspire viewers to discover just how easy, cost-effective and healthy it can be to go green, and to dispel myths about environmentally-conscious lifestyles. Host Kevin Contreras leads an...

8.33

Design: e²

Design: e²

The Green Apple. David Owen, a writer for The New Yorker, discusses the complex issues of sustainability as they relate to urban and suburban life. Green Manhattan, an article that Owen wrote for The New Yorker about the city's inherent sustainability, was a major inspiration for the e²...

8.40

Flotsam Found

Flotsam Found

What 29,000 Lost Toys Have Told Us About Our Oceans? Our oceans sure look pretty from afar, but if you take a closer look, you'll find plenty of gross stuff lurking around. There are as many as 46,000 pieces of plastic floating in each square mile of ocean, threatening the health of our seas,...

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The Sustainable City

The Sustainable City

Today, the way ecology is being incorporated into architecture has evolved considerably. Sustainable architecture, or green architecture, aims to minimize the negative impact of buildings on the environment by enhancing efficiency and moderating the use of materials, energy, and space. Spewing...

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Home Project

Home

The film, produced by the brilliant and ecology-minded French director Luc Besson, is the work of acclaimed aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand, whose cinematography, covering landscapes in 54 countries, provides a journey you'll never be able to experience anywhere else. Bertrand's views...

8.92

The 11th Hour

11th Hour

With contributions from over 50 politicians, scientists, and environmental activists, including former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, physicist Stephen Hawking, Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai, and journalist Paul Hawken, the film documents the grave problems facing the planet's life...

7.33

People and Power: The Toxic Truth

People and Power - The Toxic Truth

Hashi Omar Hassan was sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing Ilaria Alpi, an Italian journalist, in Mogadishu in 1994. His lawyer claims Hassan was convicted to stop further investigations into the motives behind Alpi's killing. Ilaria Alpi was reporting on arms trafficking and the...

8.50

Don't Talk About The Weather

Don't Talk About The Weather

Ever wondered why the sky is overcast nearly every day, why people are coughing and getting sick, and why everything on the news is suddenly a crisis? This film is handed out to anyone with a free hand where I live yet I haven't found it on the Web so thought I'd extend its reach to a wider...

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