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Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3, Energy for Change
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directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
Since the invention of fire, humankind has not ceased to invest time and money in the research and exploitation of new sources of energy. A never-ending challenge faces us, as our current lifestyles are largely dependent on energy resources extracted from our planet. Mastering the use these various elements, renew...
directed by Sylvain Braun, in Architects of Change, Season 2, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 6, Energy for Tomorrow
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directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
We are currently exploiting the world’s resources to the maximum extent. Unfortunately, as our needs increase each day, the availability of resources is beginning to dwindle. If we want to continue to satisfy the demands of our modern lifestyle, we urgently need to discover new sources of energy. The objective i...
directed by Jean Bourbonnais, in Architects of Change, Season 3, Episode 6 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 52 mins
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Biofuel Technology
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produced by Avenue Education (Victoria (Australia): Avenue Education, 2008), 25 mins
This new program consists of several interesting segments on the development of new fuel alternatives from around the world. UK Biofuel: In England, we look at a company that, as well as having developed a process that can turn thousands of tonnes of vegetable oil into road-going fuel, offers a complete production...
produced by Avenue Education (Victoria (Australia): Avenue Education, 2008), 25 mins
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Building Green, 1, Earth Power
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directed by Christophe Rouviere, fl. 2009, in Building Green, 1 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
Before running out of oil, we better have a look under our feet, where lies a clean and inexhaustible source of energy: the heat of the Earth! The volcanic and wet country of Iceland has plenty of steam to turn into electricity, it’s the Saudi Arabia of geothermy. Plants are popping up and growing fast. Markus,...
directed by Christophe Rouviere, fl. 2009, in Building Green, 1 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
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Building Green, 3, Sun on Earth
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directed by Jacques Bedel, fl. 1999, in Building Green, 3 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
A huge global increase in energy consumption is inevitable. Renewable energies alone will not satisfy our needs. While nuclear energy is often associated with fission and its dangers, scientists across the world are trying to master its bright side. Nuclear fusion is a safe, clean and unlimited source of energy. B...
directed by Jacques Bedel, fl. 1999, in Building Green, 3 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
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Building Green, 4, Power Tower
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directed by Guillaume Poyet, fl. 2009, in Building Green, 4 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
In downtown Guangzhou, China, one of the greenest structures on earth is rising. Known as Pearl River Tower, the 71-storey building will rely on just wind and sunlight for its power supply. This green skyscraper epitomizes the super tall corporate headquarter buildings of tomorrow as an iconic, high performance st...
directed by Guillaume Poyet, fl. 2009, in Building Green, 4 (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2009), 50 mins
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Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle
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directed by John Kirby, fl. 2000-2013 and Robbie Gemmel, 1981-; produced by Libby Handros, fl. 1991-2011, Daniel Coffin, fl. 2011-2011 and Robbie Gemmel, 1981-, Press & The Public Project, Naked Edge Films and Rebirth Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2011), 1 hour 27 mins
Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle is a tragicomic tale of the 10-year battle over America's largest proposed clean energy project - and a microcosm of the obstacles the country faces in the larger struggle to move towards more sustainable forms of energy on a broader scale, or build any large-scale project. W...
directed by John Kirby, fl. 2000-2013 and Robbie Gemmel, 1981-; produced by Libby Handros, fl. 1991-2011, Daniel Coffin, fl. 2011-2011 and Robbie Gemmel, 1981-, Press & The Public Project, Naked Edge Films and Rebirth Productions (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2011), 1 hour 27 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 11, Kenyan Hot Rocks
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presented by Paul Willis, fl. 2004; produced by Paul Willis, fl. 2004, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 11 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
Kenya is harnessing geothermal resources to provide clean renewable base load energy which, as a bonus, is transforming the lives of locals.
presented by Paul Willis, fl. 2004; produced by Paul Willis, fl. 2004, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 11 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12, Beyond Petrol II
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presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Paul Faint, fl. 1992, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 9 mins
Demand for oil may soon outstrip supply and without alternatives all our energy will not be met. One way to offset demand is to drive electric cars. Dr Jonica Newby travels to the US capital of the car, Detroit, and takes the electric cars of tomorrow for a spin.
presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Paul Faint, fl. 1992, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 12 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 9 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14, Feeding the Grid
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presented by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 6 mins
Paul Jeffkins wants to make sweeping changes to how his family uses electricity, but not everyone at home shares his passion.
presented by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 14 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 6 mins
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