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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...
VIDEOTAPES


Item #d90sep79

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 discounts.

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 guide included.

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 extensive visuals.

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.


Item #d90sep80

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.).

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