Environmental Science


Dust Storm 51 min.

This film looks at the science of what we know about dust storms. It explores what causes them, why they appear to be occurring more frequently and severely in some parts of the world, and what advances have been made in predicting and managing these storms. Filmed in the US, Europe, and the Middle East, the film sheds light on what can be achieved using scientific data, and how this data can guid...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

E-Life 53 min.

Technology has truly revolutionized the ways in which we interact with the world, but what happened to your old phone when you upgraded? Where did your broken computer or television end up? Electronic waste is one of the fastest growing environmental threats of the 21st century. This documentary follows the path of discarded electronics. It reveals the illegal trade in discarded technology, tracki...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Two Degrees: The Point Of No Return 86 min.

As the Earth's average temperature rises each year, experts warn that we are nearing a fatal tipping point, 2 degrees Celsius above the norm that will set into motion a cascade of natural disasters that will devastate America and the world.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Eugene Friesen: A Meeting Place of Art, Spirit, and Action 61 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features Eugene Friesen, a Grammy award-winning cellist and composer who teaches at the BerkleeCollege of Musicin Boston and who integrates the sounds of the natural world into everything he does. He plays the cello as a squirrel might play it, as a bear might play, as a great master like Pablo Casals played it. His compositions embrace the songs of whales and s...

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James Hansen: Restoring the Earth’s Energy Balance 80 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features James Hansen, a preeminent scientist formerly with NASA who, in 1988 shocked the world with his research findings. In his testimony before U.S. Congress, he explained that his research had demonstrated that rising emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities were dramatically increasing the temperature of the global climate and had the potential...

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Joel Solomon: Building a Regenerative Economy with Clean Money 75 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features philanthropist and author Joel Solomon. In his new book, The Clean Money Revolution, Solomon observes that over the next 30 years, in the largest transfer of wealth in history, affluent baby boomers will pass $100 trillion dollars to their children. The inheritors are already demanding clean food, clean water, clean energy and as this wave of inherited...

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John Cumbler: Through the Lens of Environmental History 61 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features John Cumbler, an author and environmental historian whose studies explore the human impact on the natural world over long periods of time. Formerly a professor at the University of Louisville, Cumbler now lives on Cape Cod, where he serves as a trained rescuer of whales, dolphins and sea turtles. The most recent of his seven books is a 400-year environm...

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Mary Christina Wood: Public Trust and Managing the Natural Bounty for All 68 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features Mary Christina Wood, lawyer, academic, author and advocate of the use of the Public trust doctrine , an ancient and neglected legal principal that holds that legislatures and governments are trustees of the natural world with a duty to protect it to ensure the welfare and survival of present and future generations. Wood also originated the approach call...

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Maxine Burkett: Navigating Climate Justice 47 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features Maxine Burkett, a professor of law at the University of Hawaii and passionate advocate for climate justice, which essentially addresses how the most vulnerable human communities should be treated with dignity and fairness in the era of climate change. Through her work she explores the issue of climate-induced displacement and how already vulnerable comm...

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Stanley Love: There is No Planet B 46 min.

This episode of The Green Interview features Stanley Love, a planetary scientist with a PhD in astronomy from the University of Washington. In one word, he’s an astronaut and dreamed about being one since he was a child. He been with NASA since 1998 and among other things has participated as crew aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis, logging more than 300 hours in space. In this exclusive Green Inter...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017