Who Killed the Electric Car? is a 2006 documentary film that explores the creation, limited commercialization, and subsequent destruction of the battery electric vehicle in the United States, specifically the General Motors EV1 of the mid 1990s. The film explores the roles of automobile manufacturers, the oil industry, the US government, the California government, batteries, hydrogen vehicles, and consumers in limiting the development and adoption of this technology. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Who_Killed_the_Electric_Car
An award-winning documentary film about peak oil. A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash explores key historical events, data and predictions regarding the global peak in petroleum production through interviews with petroleum geologists, former OPEC officials, energy analysts, politicians, and political analysts. The film contains contemporary footage interspersed with news and commercial footage from the growth heyday of petroleum…
This excellent documentary, directed by Dr. Richard Smith, was first broadcast on 24 May 2007 by ABC TV (Australia) and wan the 2008 Walter Sullivan Award for excellence in science journalism. You can buy the DVD or watch it with extras on this, also excellent, web page: http://www.abc.net.au/science/crude/ The Irony of Oil (taken from the above…
National Geographic Extreme Ice: In the extreme, ice-bound regions of the earth, something unprecedented is happening. Everywhere, glaciers and ice sheets have begun breaking apart, and accelerating towards the oceans at alarming speeds. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1393566
Cabot Institute Annual Lecture 2012
Real clothes for the Emperor: Facing the challenges of climate change
Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, University of Manchester
Cabot Institute, University of Bristol http://www.bris.ac.uk/cabot
Real clothes for the emperor
Facing the challenges of climate change
Download the presentation slide sheets here.
First transmitted on Channel Four / Equinox, December 2001 How changes to the world’s forests and oceans could trigger a rapid acceleration of global warming 55 million years ago, something strange happened to life on Earth: many animals suddenly shrank, with horses becoming the size of modern domestic cats. The reason was a dramatic rise…
A montage of videos from the Timeline project, assembled by TIME magazine.
SOURCES are listed in the next video, because of space constraints. Predictable posts are answered here. Please spend your time and effort in addressing the evidence presented in the video: “This is a straw man argument. Of course skeptics [sic] accept that CO2 warms the atmosphere, We just don’t think the warming will be catastrophic.”…
Two recent studies on past temperatures… Pliocene Warmth, Polar Amplification, and Stepped Pleistocene Cooling Recorded in NE Arctic Russia Understanding the evolution of Arctic polar climate from the protracted warmth of the middle Pliocene into the earliest glacial cycles in the Northern Hemisphere has been hindered by the lack of continuous, highly resolved Arctic time…
Peter Sinclair notes:
Dear Mainstream Media,
Does the phrase “Biggest Story of the Millennium” mean anything to you?
Let’s play word association. For instance, if I say, “trees”, you might say…. “forest”.
C’mon guys. I can’t do this all by myself.
This video is to promote general awareness of the science of climate change. It was edited and narrated by @ryanlcooper, using illustrations from around the web. Find more of my stuff athttp://www.ryanlouiscooper.com. It was inspired largely by something David Roberts wrote: http://grist.org/article/2010-08-09-e… Find David at http://grist.org/author/david-roberts/ and @drgrist.