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Too hot not to handle

Author: Susan LesterJoseph F LovettSusan HassolMaryann De LeoEllen Goosenberg KentAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : HBO Video, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the past 100 years, the mass consumption of fossil fuel, especially in America, has contributed to a dangerous global warming that is now beginning to adversely impact our lives and promises to do far greater damage if we continue to ignore its warning signs. This cautionary documentary offers a guide to the impacts of global warming on the U.S. and gives measures that can be taken to reverse this trend.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Science films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Environmental television programs
Science television programs
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Lester; Joseph F Lovett; Susan Hassol; Maryann De Leo; Ellen Goosenberg Kent; Laurie David; Vibha Bakshi; Rosemary Sykes; Lovett Productions.; Home Box Office (Firm); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783147279 9780783147277
OCLC Number: 70915898
Language Note: English and Spanish language soundtracks; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Special features: More info on Stop Global Warming.
Credits: Edited by Tom Haneke ; original music by Joel Goodman ; animation by Extreme Digital Productions, Sherbet ; graphics by Vincent MacTiernan, Todd Kuehnl ; directors of photography, John Chiappardi, Maryann De Leo, Amanda Micheli ; reasearcher & outreach coordinator, Shannon Puckett ; science advisors, Paul R. Epstein, Donald Kennedy, Michael Oppenheimer, Jonathan Patz, Stephen Schneider, Richard Somerville, James Gustave Speth ; executive producer, Laurie David.
Performer(s): Commentary, Michael Oppenheimer, Donald Kennedy, Stephen Schneider, Laurence S. Kalkstein, Richard Somerville, Daniel Schrag, Jonathan Patz, Tom Wigley, Kevin Trenberth, Paul R. Epstein, Jonathan Foley, William Collins, William Reisen, Lewis Ziska, Susan Hassol, Bruce Molnia, Harold Wanless, Steve Welsch, Kerry Emanuel, Terry L. Root, Martin Hoffert, David Friedman, Dave Bassage, Robert Barlow, Paul Dana, Ron Lamberty, Willie Nelson, Christopher Rowell, Kenneth Yates, James Gustave Speth, James E. Rogers, David Hawkins, Tom Potter, Howard Shapiro, John Emrick, Derek Smith, David Yudkin, Temple Dickson, Greg Wortham, William McDonough.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Ch. 1. Heat waves --
Ch. 2. The greenhouse effect --
Ch. 3. Extreme weather --
Ch. 4. Water supply --
Ch. 5. Changes --
Ch. 6. Melting Alaska --
Ch. 7. Rising sea level --
Ch. 8. Storm surge --
Ch. 9. Stabilizing the climate --
Ch. 10 Energy efficient communities --
Ch. 11. Energy alternatives.
Responsibility: executive producer, Laurie David ; produced by Susan Lester ; produced by Joseph Lovett ; written by Susan Joy Hassol ; segment directors, Maryann De Leo, Ellen Goosenberg Kent ; segment producers, Vibha Bakshi, Rosemary Sykes ; Lovett Productions ; Home Box Office.

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Over the past 100 years, the mass consumption of fossil fuel, especially in America, has contributed to a dangerous global warming that is now beginning to adversely impact our lives and promises to do far greater damage if we continue to ignore its warning signs. This cautionary documentary offers a guide to the impacts of global warming on the U.S. and gives measures that can be taken to reverse this trend.

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