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Wilson, Eric Dean

Summary: "Interweaves the science and history of the powerful refrigerant (and dangerous greenhouse gas) Freon with a haunting meditation on how to live meaningfully and morally in a rapidly heating world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Bair, Julene

Summary: "Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful Smoky Valley. She means to create a family, provide her son with the father he longs for, and preserve the Bair farm for the next generation, honoring her own father's wish and commandment, 'Hang on to your land!' But part of her legacy is a share of the ecological harm the Bair Farm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIR, JULENE BAI

Lappé, Frances Moore.

Summary: Argues that the biggest challenge to survival is faulty thinking about the environmental crises that are affecting the planet and offers "thought leaps" that will transform one's eco-mind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 304.28 LAP

Fong, Kevin.

Summary: Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.02 FON

Summary: Scientists expect the island nation of Tuvalu to disappear into the sea during the next few decades. If that is true, what will become of the country's citizens and its unique South Pacific culture? Should the traumatic task of evacuation begin now, and if so, to where and under what circumstances? This program grapples with those questions by interviewing key figures in Tuvalu's government and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Tilmont, Amy.

Summary: "This book looks at the waste products humans create and how they affect the environment. Young readers learn why what you don't see can hurt you...and also understand the innovative steps they can take now and in the future to make a difference in meeting the challenges posed by the planet's garbage crisis"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 TIL

Summary: Radical changes in building design are needed to protect our fragile planet. This program studies the work of leading architects around the globe, all of whom employ green concepts and eco-friendly materials. Through extensive interviews and detailed visuals, the film provides insight into a wide range of residential and office design innovations-such as green roof technology, geothermal and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Among the largest, most pristine areas of tropical woodland on the planet, the Congo Basin forests could easily fall prey to shortsighted and exploitative commercial interests. This program looks at sustainable lumber production initiatives taking root in the region, with a focus on cutting-edge forestry management as well as economic growth through increased cooperation between local...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber as she travels the U.S. making the case for a link between environmental toxins and cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIV

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Summary: "Two powerful phenomena are simultaneously unfolding on Earth: the rise of the climate movement and the rise of women and girls. The People's Climate March and the Women's March. School strikes for climate and the #MeToo movement. Rebellions against extinction and declarations that time's up. More than concurrent, the two trends are deeply connected. From sinking islands to drought-ridden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Daynes, Katie

Summary: Why is there so much plastic in the world? How does it help us? What's the problem and how can we solve it? These are just some of the 60+ questions answered in this timely and topical book. The facts are presented in a friendly and quirky way, helping kids to understand this global predicament and inspiring them to be part of the solution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 363.7 DAY

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Set Lift Flap 363.728 Daynes 2019

Summary: Whether they arise from human causes or forces within planet Earth itself, natural disasters threaten life and civilization with what seems to be growing frequency. This album of NewsHour segments studies troubling developments in marine, arctic, wetland, and urban environments—highlighting research opportunities that may help prevent future catastrophes. Coral reef decay, Everglades habitat...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Participants in the global cap-and-trade system range from well-intentioned business leaders to rogue peddlers hoping for a quick and unprincipled killing. As for detractors, the carbon credit industry has no shortage, especially in the environmentalist movement. This film sifts through the many-sided controversy as it plays out in the West and in the developing world. Dedicated eco-watchdogs...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Lyons, Callie

Contents: The Tennant farm, Washington, West Virginia -- Dupont Washington Works and the history of c8 -- Dupont Washington Works: a history of contamination -- Welcome to Little Hocking, Ohio -- The conspiratorial bureaucracies -- The environmental working group -- The federal investigation -- The class action lawsuit and the C8 health project -- Dr. Emmett's alarming study -- The 3M company and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Praeger 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.1791 LYO

Ketcham, Christopher

Summary: "The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It's an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. Journalist Christopher Ketcham has been documenting the confluence of commercial exploitation and governmental misconduct in this region for over a decade. His revelatory book takes the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.73 KET

Summary: With extraordinary footage shot during and after Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila, this program looks at the causes and effects of the violent weather event in Bangladesh. Viewers learn how cyclones take shape and develop, witness scenes of Aila striking coastal areas, and explore the social, economic, and ecological consequences through expert commentary and first-hand accounts. The film returns to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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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: As fresh water sources dwindle in the arid American Southwest, California faces growing difficulty in managing and sustaining its irrigation infrastructure. This program analyzes the multifaceted problem, sifting through environmental and political factors and assessing a number of potential solutions. Beginning its fact-finding tour at the Water Education Foundation in Sacramento, the film...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Pringle, Laurence P.

Summary: Discusses the discovery, formation, transportation, and effects on plant and animal life of acid rain and how economic and political forces have delayed action needed to reduce this slow poison from the sky.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1988

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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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Fournier, Elizabeth

Summary: "A funeral home director discusses the environmental impact of common burial practices and provides ecologically sound alternatives that minimize the use of chemicals and non-biodegradable materials; also covers the financial and legal aspects of green burial methods"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 393 FOU

Summary: The Karuk, Yurok, and Hoopa peoples live along northern California's Klamath River, and each tribe's ancient culture revolves around the majestic Pacific salmon. Today, four large hydroelectric dams have made salmon extinction a real and frightening possibility. This case study follows tribal members as they confront the owners of the dams-specifically, a global energy giant in Scotland which...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Snow Goer is the leading authority on snowmobiling. It's the essential source of information for snowmobilers who are looking for unbiased reviews of sleds, great trails for riding, technical information, maintenance tips and new gear and equipment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ehlert Pub. Group 1990

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Ritchie, Scot

Summary: "In the seventh book in the Exploring Our Community series, the five friends learn all about how to reduce plastic pollution. It's Nick's birthday, and he wants to celebrate by challenging his friends to a No Plastics Day. While going a whole day without using single-use plastic, the five friends learn about how much plastic surrounds us in our daily lives; the garbage patch gyres in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RIT

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