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Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Rapp, Valerie.

Summary: Describes the mixture of gases that make up air, the different ways in which air becomes polluted, and the various efforts being made around the world to clean it up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7392 RAP

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sierra Club Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 577.327 APP

Spiro, Ruth

Summary: "Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the science of global warming and shows how we can use green energy to help combat climate change."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD SPI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE SPI

Summary: Bill Nye the science guy explores pollution in our environment and gives tips of how we can better use and protect our environment and its resources.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Educational Productions 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BIL

Summary: Taking viewers deep inside a devastated landscape, this program examines physical forces directly tied to flooding in Bangladesh as well as the broader causes of such disasters, including climate change. It also explores the social, economic, and environmental impact of intense flooding through the personal accounts of people living by major rivers and on Bangladesh's char lands, areas built up...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Some scientific studies predict that as the Earth continues to warm, up to a third of all species could go extinct by the middle of the century. This ABC News program looks at the effect of global warming on non-human life-specifically two species of frogs that used to inhabit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, in Costa Rica; three additional vanished frog species in Madagascar; and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Since the Industrial Revolution sparked the widespread burning of fossil fuels, scientists have concerned themselves with the climatic effects of carbon dioxide. This program spotlights milestones in the history of that research as it seeks to understand humankind's impact on Earth's atmosphere. The greenhouse effect, global warming, ozone depletion, the Keeling Curve, the Atlantic Conveyor...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Based on Mark Lynas's Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, this program explores the theory that Earth's average temperature could rise six degrees Celsius by the year 2100. One poignant degree at a time, the consequences of rising temperatures on Greenland's ice sheet and Himalayan glaciers, tropical coral reefs and the Amazon rainforest, and elsewhere across five continents are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What exactly is a degree of temperature? How is it defined and measured in the strictest scientific sense? Will answering these questions shed light on the complexities of climate change? This program explores the mysteries of temperature and energy with engaging demonstrations and high-level expert commentary. Beginning with a visit to Britain's National Physical Laboratory, the institution...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Guilty Chimneys: documentary about the environmental effects of air pollution

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1954

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Summary: The weather-a phenomenon clearly beyond human control!-is nevertheless a topic of fascination to people the world over. A combination of high-quality film footage and detailed animations, this collection of 48 video clips (30 seconds to 2 minutes each) discusses Earth's atmosphere, precipitation, meteorology, climates, the environment, and pollution. Video clips include: Earth's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: What are the health implications of global warming in urban areas? This program examines the medical repercussions of environmental change and crisis in Canada. Environmental and disaster relief experts, such as Steven King of Sustainable Environment Management and John Saunders of the Red Cross, discuss the risks, including heat stroke and water-borne diseases, associated with rising...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The history of Earth has been a history of temperature change; people and animals have historically moved to better climes, richer pastures, and areas of more abundant food. The problem now is that "somewhere else" is already occupied; meanwhile, temperatures appear to be rising, with foreseeably disastrous consequences. The gases in the air which cause the greenhouse effect have made life...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Is global warming human-driven? Can its effects be accurately measured? What are its long-term consequences? According to Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a renowned British space scientist, the only way to answer those questions is through rigorous observation. In this program, Dr. Aderin-Pocock describes her work with the Aeolus satellite project. Named after the "keeper of the winds" in ancient...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Earth's temperature is on the rise-and so are incidents of severe weather and heat-related health problems. This program travels the world to observe how global warming, accelerated and exacerbated by air pollution, is affecting society. Coastal erosion in Florida, the destruction of Alaskan forests by the spruce beetle, the depletion of Montana's glaciers, the decline in North Pacific salmon,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Throughout the world, sea levels are rising, coastlines are crumbling, and the intensity of hurricanes is increasing. Is the situation in New Orleans a glimpse into the future of all cities that exist near major bodies of water? Filmed six months after Katrina, this program analyzes why New Orleans flooded so catastrophically and asks whether the city-constructed on a steadily subsiding...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Despite widespread scientific acceptance of the global warming theory, it remains a highly contentious subject. This program studies divergent points of view contributing to the global warming debate, untangling a morass of political and scientific concerns and providing a wealth of historical background on the issue. Is the greenhouse effect as dangerous as theorized, or is that simply bad...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Three billion years ago, bacteria polluted the atmosphere with a new gas, oxygen, and changed the planet forever. This new "poison" gas became the catalyst for life to emerge. But today, humankind is also creating new gases, along with altering the composition of the atmosphere by building dams and removing forests. This program examines the possible consequences of our actions.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Over two decades ago, the original version of this program depicted the effects of wind, waves, and tides on the coastline of southeastern Massachusetts. Revised and updated for the 21st century, this edition takes a new look at the problem of erosion along America's shores, emphasizing the impact of climate change and sea level rise on our coasts. Continuing its case study of Cape Cod and the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program presents a comprehensive scientific examination of global warming and El Nino, while viewers travel to the battlefields of Waterloo, to Hawaii and Antarctica, and across North America to learn how complex, contradictory, and influential weather can be. Topics include the role played by weather in Napoleon's defeat, and the relationship of El Nino to underwater volcanic activity....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program presents a clear, forceful, and thorough exposition of the problems of air pollution: its causes; its effects on forests, streams, and human health; and the issues involved in correcting the problems. Narrated by Walter Cronkite, the program shows the consequences of air pollution in Shenandoah National Park, the Adirondacks, New England, Ohio, California, Mexico, Canada, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Guilty Chimneys: documentary about the environmental effects of air pollution

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1954

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Summary: New studies show that the devastation of Indonesia's forests has helped to make the country the world's third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. Can the trees be saved by selling their carbon credits? And if so, will small farmers whose livelihoods depend upon clearing the land reap a part of the profits? This Wide Angle report takes a balanced look at the concept and implementation of carbon...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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