Environmental Tech & A Global Warning? DVD Set
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Environmental Tech DVD
Going "green" is more than a fad. Green technologies are at the forefront of scientific research. They may tackle some of the most daunting challenges facing the world. See how scientists are attempting to deal with global warming, deforestation,
- See how algae is converted into fuel.
- What is carbon sequestration and bioremediation?
- Find out which "green" technologies are most likely to be used on a wide scale.
Carbon sequestration. Bioremediation. They are not just experimental processes. These "green" technologies and others like it are at the cutting edge of science and research. Their use may solve some of the most daunting problems facing the world today.
Hear from scientists and experts on their attempts solve global warming and deforestation. Learn what is being done to dispose of nuclear waste. Find out how we can supplement our diminishing natural resources. Experimental technologies like converting blue-green algaie into biofuel are discussed. See how natural environments are being used as engineering materials to prevent floods.
MODERN MARVELS® delves into a scientific field that is becoming more important in the 21st Century. Meet some of the people attempting to preserve the planet through science.
A Global Warning? DVD
Is it hot in here? Understand the most pressing global issue of our age with this definitive two-hour THE HISTORY CHANNEL® special.
- Is the Earth experiencing a natural cycle or are we to blame for global climate change?
- Dynamic computer animations clarify the complex science at the root of the issue.
- Visit far-flung locations where research is being conducted &mdash and where the impact is being felt.
The litany of disasters reads like the Apocalypse: melted ice caps, submerged coastal cities, prairies turned to deserts. Mass extinctions. This worst case scenario is not merely a prophecy or work of fiction. It is a very real possibility that may loom in our not too distant future. But how likely is this outcome, what will bring it about and can it be avoided?
To answer these imperative questions, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® applies its renowned expertise and authority to the issue of global warming in this very special feature-length documentary. A GLOBAL WARNING? spans the globe &mdash fourteen extreme locations in all &mdash to survey the frontline of scientific research and climatic impact.
Meet with scientists unearthing evidence of our planet’s ancient weather history &mdash crocodiles may have once roamed the Arctic! &mdash and with experts analyzing humanity’s ever-expanding footprint. Understand, with the help of exacting animations, how sun activity, volcanic eruptions, meteor impacts, and even continental drift have made huge differences in the earth's weather systems.
Without shrinking from the inconvenient truths, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® investigates the most dramatic climatic events in Earth’s past and considers the future trends that will decide the fate of our species.