After the Warming, Part Two: Secret of the Deep

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After the Warming, Part Two: Secret of the Deep

  • 1990 ----- color ----- 55 min ----- vhs
  • James Burke traces various ways that man could respond to the growing environmental crises. Shows the consequences of increases in air temperature, deforestation, rainfall, and shifts in weather patterns. The impact of global warming on food supply is explored. Various scenarios show the results of international initiatives under consideration that attempt to lessen the consequences. Explores strategies already the subject of international debate: a Law of the Atmosphere, carbon-emissions tax incentives and a global "carbon budget" between advanced and developing nations.
  • Topics: (Atmospheric Sciences, Biology, Environmental Studies)