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The Resource Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, (videorecording)

Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, (videorecording)

Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness
Title
Becoming green
Title remainder
growing environmental awareness
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Car of the future: NPR's Car talk co-hosts Tom Magliozzi and brother Ray examine America's four-wheeled future, exploring everything from a Detroit auto show to the homebuilders of Boston's AltWheels Festival, from a hydrogen-powered bus fleed in Iceland to a green think tank in Colorado
  • Saved by the sun: Examines efforts to make solar power more efficient and affordable, from individuals installing solar panels on their roofs to industrial-scale projects in the Mojave desert featuring massive arrays of mirrors. Also looks at Germany's goal to produce thirty percent of its electricty from renewable sources by 2020
  • What's up with the weather?: Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
  • Rachel Carson's silent spring: Examines Rachel Carson and her book, Silent spring, published in 1962, an exposé of the chemical industry's unregulated use of DDT
Member of
Cataloging source
VJA
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Frontline (Television program)
  • Nova (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematographers, Rick Brandt ... [et al.] ; editor, Michel Chalufour ; music, Sheldon Mirowitz
Dewey number
333.72
Language note
  • Closed-captioned. (v.1-3)
  • Audio-described (v.1-2)
LC call number
GE195
LC item number
.B443 2008
PerformerNote
  • (1): Hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi ; narrated by John Lithgow
  • (4): Narrator, Alex Chadwick ; Rachel Carson readings by Meryl Streep
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
277
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carson, Rachel
  • Automobiles
  • Automobiles
  • Solar energy
  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Global temperature changes
  • Fossil fuels
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Long-range weather forecasting
  • Biologists
  • Environmentalists
  • Science writers
  • Pesticides
  • Pesticides
  • Pesticides and wildlife
  • Insect pests
  • Environmental health
Technique
live action
Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
v. 1-2 originally broadcast on the television program Nova; v. 3 originally broadcast as a Nova/Frontline television production; v.4 originally broadcast on the television program American experience
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v.1.
  • Car of the future
  • v. 2.
  • Solar energy: saved by the sun
  • v. 3.
  • Global warming: what's up with the weather?
  • v. 4.
  • Rachel Carson's Silent spring
Control code
ocn226300542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (277 min.)
Isbn
9781593758073
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421423596
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42359
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1258917
  • (OCoLC)226300542
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; (4 x 3 ) full screen presentation (v.3-4); letterboxed (v.2) or 16:9 anamorphic (v.1); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
v. 1-2 originally broadcast on the television program Nova; v. 3 originally broadcast as a Nova/Frontline television production; v.4 originally broadcast on the television program American experience
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • v.1.
  • Car of the future
  • v. 2.
  • Solar energy: saved by the sun
  • v. 3.
  • Global warming: what's up with the weather?
  • v. 4.
  • Rachel Carson's Silent spring
Control code
ocn226300542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (277 min.)
Isbn
9781593758073
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421423596
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42359
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1258917
  • (OCoLC)226300542
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; (4 x 3 ) full screen presentation (v.3-4); letterboxed (v.2) or 16:9 anamorphic (v.1); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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