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Chinese translation… Italian translation… German translation… Spanish translation… French translation… Vietnamese translation (shortened)… Italian version (also shortened) Thai version and Slovak version. NEW – Portuguese translation. 07 Mark Lynas from Oxford Farming Conference on Vimeo. I want to start with some apologies. For the record, here and upfront, I apologise for having spent several years ripping up GM crops. ‘Chasing Ice’ changed this climate-denying Bill O’Reilly listener into a believer. Whenever you feel discouraged about working to fix global warming and convince people that it’s a real problem, watch this video: In the documentary Chasing Ice, filmmaker James Balog shot photos of glaciers in Iceland, Greenland, and Alaska at 30-minute intervals for months and months.
As Grist has reported: The resulting time-lapse movie can condense months and years into a few mesmerizing moments. Now we can watch the canary in the coal mine as it expires. “Melt” doesn’t really capture the awesome violence of what we’re seeing. So horrible and so scary that it can erase even the teachings of Bill O’Reilly. Global Warming 101. What is global warming? Think of a blanket, covering the Earth. When CO 2 and other heat-trapping emissions are released into the air, they act like a blanket, holding heat in our atmosphere and warming the planet. Overloading our atmosphere with carbon has far-reaching effects for people all around the world—more extreme storms, more severe droughts, deadly heat waves, rising sea levels, and more acidic oceans, which can affect the very base of the food chain.
What causes global warming? We do. The primary cause of global warming is human activity, most significantly the burning of fossil fuels to drive cars, generate electricity, and operate our homes and businesses. Tropical deforestation , also by human hands, is another major contributor. Who can reduce global warming? To address global warming, we need to significantly reduce the amount of heat-trapping emissions. But we can also help by calling for government and corporate decision makers to reduce the threat of global warming by: Household Tips from Warrior Mom! Each Other—Where We Are On the desire to change lightbulbs instead of paradigms by Sandra Steingraber Painting: Tamas Galambros / Bridgeman A DECADE AGO, I published a book about the links between chemical exposures and cancer.
The research for it required four years, two postdoctoral fellowships, and fluency with Freedom of Information Act requests. One of my first stops on the author tour was a television talk show that taped in Hollywood. Back at the hotel, I thought hard. About. About Sourcemap People have a right to know where products come from, what they’re made of, and how they impact people and the environment.
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