Climate Change in Films of the 1970s

Films How level is sea level? A discussion of sea level, what it is, how it is determined and factors that influence sea level at various locations on the earth https://archive.org/details/howlevelissealevel From the 1973 movie Soylent Green. RELATED The Climate Warnings Films from the 1980s https://climatestate.com/2019/07/19/the-climate-warning-from-the-early-1980s/ The Climate Warnings in 1969 and 1977 (published in…

The Climate Warnings in 1969 and 1977 (published in The New York Times)

1969 Scientists Caution on Changes In Climate as Result of Pollution The New York Times (December 21, 1969) Scientists have warned the human race that it is running the risk of allowing pollution to destroy life in the oceans and to alter the earth’s climate by raising temperatures. E.D. Goldberg, an oceanographic chemist, told a…

NASA’s 1975 Environmental Film “Pollution Below” 16:9

Pollution Below presents stories of three widely separated people who are caught up in situations caused by unexpected pollution. https://archive.org/details/pollution_below Further reading:Industries like steel mills emit particles that act as ice-forming nuclei (a particle which acts as the nucleus for the formation of an ice crystal) into the atmosphere. These may encourage snowstorms. The southern…

Earthwatch a historic disaster documentary

Extreme weather events and other disasters, and what to do were discussed in the late 50s and 70s, including the consideration of climate change (1958), or more broadly pollution (1972). This short presents a compilation of historic disaster documentary style film footage. Climate Change 1958: The Bell Telephone Science Hour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-AXBbuDxRY Your Chance to Live:…

Arctic Death Spiral 1979-2013 ( Sea Ice Decline / Deglaciation)

Monthly averages from January 1979 – 2014 (Jan). Data source via the Polar Science Center (University of Washington) URL.  Data visualisation by Andy Lee Robinson.   Arctic Death Spiral by Andy Lee Robinson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://haveland.com/share/arctic-death-spiral.png. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may…