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The Award-Winning Documentary on Climate Change

The Award-Winning Documentary on Climate Change
After hosting hundreds of screenings of Chasing Ice around the world, our team believes that the only way to make progress with climate change is to get our political leaders to understand the science. Unlike other campaigns, this tour focuses on supporting one Congressman at a time, providing them with both the visual evidence and the support they need from their constituents. We are starting in District 12 in Ohio, where Congressman Pat Tiberi currently disagrees with the consensus on man-made climate change. Based on our own research, 80% of his constituents state that climate change is happening. We hope that our campaign gives Congressman Tiberi the support he needs to make a public statement and to side with science.

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Chasing Ice All Critics (70) | Top Critics (22) | Fresh (65) | Rotten (3) Still an eco-sceptic? Clap your eyes on this lot. Awe-inspiring, terrifying, transcendently beautiful, and absolutely weighted with significance for the future of the planet. US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical Activity and Starting Point page by R.M. MacKay. Clark College, Physics and Meteorology. An Inconvenient Truth An Inconvenient Truth is a 2006 Academy Award winning documentary film directed by Davis Guggenheim about former United States Vice President Al Gore's campaign to educate citizens about global warming via a comprehensive slide show that, by his own estimate made in the film, he has given more than a thousand times. The idea to document his efforts came from producer Laurie David who saw his presentation at a town-hall meeting on global warming which coincided with the opening of The Day After Tomorrow. Laurie David was so inspired by Gore's slide show that she, with producer Lawrence Bender, met with Guggenheim to adapt the presentation into a film. Since the film's release, An Inconvenient Truth has been credited for raising international public awareness of climate change and reenergizing the environmental movement. The documentary has also been included in science curricula in schools around the world, which has spurred some controversy. Synopsis [edit]

Record warmth, confused plants: An Alaska January to remember Warm weather blanketing Alaska for days now has shattered records, turned plants green and changed the way some people live. The temperature hit 62 degrees at Port Alsworth, on Lake Clark, on Monday, tying the highest January temperature ever recorded in the state, the National Weather Service reported. Nome peaked at 51 degrees, topping the city's warmest January with a temperature typical of early June, forecasters said. In Anchorage, snow continued melting Tuesday in the latest of 15 consecutive days with temperatures at 32 degrees or above. As of Monday, it was the city's fourth warmest January ever recorded. ESRL Global Monitoring Division - Global Greenhouse Gas Reference Network Calendar | People | Publications Earth System Research Laboratory Global Monitoring Division

The Age of Stupid The Age of Stupid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, Brassed Off) as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking back at old footage from our time and asking: why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance? Launched at a Guinness World Recording-winning solar-powered premiere in London's Leicester Square, the film was released in cinemas worldwide, topped the UK box office (by screen average), became one of the most talked-about films of 2009 and garnered sensational reviews: The Telegraph called it "Bold, supremely provocative and hugely important", the News of the World described it as "A deeply inconvenient kick up the backside", ABC Australia said "So tightly constructed and dynamic you leave the cinema energised rather than terrified... hits home like a hammer blow" and the LA Times said "Think 'An Inconvenient Truth', but with a personality".

Global Warming Evidence: 2007 Report Compared to 2013 (Infographic) Observed changes in climate and greenhouse gases could be accounted for by human activity, according to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Observations of the climate system are based on direct measurements and remote sensing from satellites and other platforms. IPCC's 2007 report compared with 2013's: 2007: 1995-2006 rank among the 12 warmest years in the instrumental record of global surface temperature (since 1850). 2013: Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth’s surface than any preceding decade since 1850. 2007: Global average sea level has risen since 1961 at an average rate of 1.8 millimeters/yr and since 1993 at 3.1mm/yr.

Tax Policies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions November 2008 This brief outlines the motivation for and key features of a tax designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). The two most commonly discussed market-based instruments for reducing GHG emissions are a cap-andtrade system and a GHG (carbon) tax. These mechanisms function in a similar way by establishing a price for GHG emissions.

Pine Beetle Epidemic One chilly morning in October 2013, Diana Six parked her white Subaru at the edge of a pine forest in southwestern Montana’s Big Hole Valley. Beneath snow-tipped peaks, lodgepole pines in four different colors draped the hillside—a time line of carnage. The gray ones, now just trunks and branches, had died in 2009. Light red trees, still holding needles, had succumbed in 2011.

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