February 28, 2007
GCRIO Program Overview
Our extensive collection of documents.
Archives of the
Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 3, NUMBER 9, SEPTEMBER 1990
TEACHING AND EDUCATIONAL AIDS...
Order the following from The Video Project, 5332 College Ave., S. 1010,
Oakland CA 94618 (415-655-9050). Available for sale or rent, with volume
Greenhouse Crisis--The American Response, 11 min., 1989. VHS sale
only, $20; 3/4" sale $75, rent $35. Produced by the Union of Concerned
Scientists and based on their research; details the potential consequences of
global warming and stresses the need for energy efficiency and renewable forms
of energy. A good introductory program intended for all audiences. Discussion
Nuclear Winter: Changing Our Way of Thinking, 58 min., 1989.
VHS/Beta sale $45, rent $30; 3/4" sale $125, rent $45. Produced by National
Resources Defense Council. Internationally known scientist Carl Sagan presents
the results of the research into nuclear winter, illustrating his talk with
Stopping the Coming Ice Age, 45 min., 1988. Institutions: VHS/Beta
sale $75, rent $40; 3/4" sale $145; 16mm film, inquire; individuals:
VHS/Beta sale, $29.95. Produced by L. Ephron, proposes that human contributions
to the greenhouse effect may be accelerating the natural cycle of ice age and
suggests ways to stop it. Includes expert testimony.
Our Threatened Heritage, 19 min., 1988. VHS/Beta sale only, $29.95.
Produced by the National Wildlife Federation; provides an overview of the
destruction of the rainforests and what can be done to stop it. Useful for young
adults and general audiences.
Earth First! The Struggle for the Australian Rainforest, 58 min.,
1986. VHS/Beta sale only, $39.95; inquire re 3/4" or 16 mm. Produced by J.
Kendall and P. Tait. Examines from a scientific and sociological perspective;
includes commentary from top international scientists.
Environment Under Fire: Ecology and Politics in Central America, 28
min., 1988. Institutions: VHS/Beta sale $75, rent $35; 3/4" sale $125, rent
$50. Individuals/low income groups: VHS/Beta sale $39.95, rent $25. Produced by
the Environmental Project on Central America and the Moving Images Video
Project; explores the issues behind the environmental crises in Central America.
Useful for Central American or environmental studies.
Available on loan from the Environmental Law Institute (Lynda Larsen,
Librarian, 1616 P St. NW, S. 200, Washington DC 20036; 202-328-5002). Send $10
pre-payment with request.
Role of Tree Planting in Reducing Atmospheric CO2, from a February
1990 ELI Associates Seminar in Washington, D.C. Includes commentary by R.
Fischman (ELI), G. Moll (American Forestry Assoc.), J. Lyons (House Agriculture
Comm.) and M. Trexler (World Resour. Inst.).
Guide to Publishers
Index of Abbreviations