- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: November 12, 2007
THE HISTORY CHANNEL® follows up its immensely popular examination of the leading edge of green technology with this great DVD!
- For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life.
- The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence.
- Kermit the Frog sang, "It's not easy being green." but he'd be singing a different tune today!
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination brought to life on a grand scale, MODERN MARVELS® tells the fascinating stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who created everyday items, technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders.
Almost no-one on the planet denies that global warming, spurred by increased greenhouse gases and other byproducts of our modern life, is a pressing and urgent matter. So what are the greatest minds of our age doing to reduce humanity's impact on the planet?
THE HISTORY CHANNEL® takes you on a worldwide tour to encounter the innovations designed to hold off a global warming meltdown. Visit giant solar energy towers in Spain, install a rooftop wind turbine and ride in a car that runs on air. Will a daring attempt to remove carbon dioxide from our atmosphere by dumping iron in the ocean really work? Discover how everyone can go green with the flick of a switch.
ENVIRONMENTAL TECH isn?t just cool, it will save our species.