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The Bells of Chernobyl
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produced by Tele Images International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 55 mins
This fast paced and chilling story of the Chernobyl disaster, pieced together from eyewitness accounts and historic film footage, shows a cover up of epic proportions. April 26, 1986 marked the day of no return for the residents of Pripyat, just north of Kiev. It was here that Units 3 and 4 of the nuclear reactor...
produced by Tele Images International (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 55 mins
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The Big Fix
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directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
On Earth Day, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig sank into the Gulf of Mexico, creating the worst oil spill in history. It was one of the largest man-made environmental catastrophes in American history.
directed by Rebecca Harrell Tickell and Joshua Tickell; produced by Jason Mraz, Maggie Wachsberger, fl. 2012, Peter Fonda, 1940- and Tim Robbins, 1958-, Green Planet Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 1 hour 31 mins
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Carbon for Water
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directed by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010; produced by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 22 mins
Carbon for Water shares the story of the hardships of the people in Kenya's Western Province, where safe drinking water is scarce and the wood fuel used to boil water for purification is expensive. These two factors conspire to make waterborne illness a daily—and life-threatening—reality among the already poor...
directed by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010; produced by Carmen Elsa López, fl. 2011 and Evan Abramson, fl. 2010 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 22 mins
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Mormon Church and Atomic Fallout
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in The Dragon That Slew St. George (Utah) (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
In this segment we hear how the Mormon Church -- which is generally patriotic and slow to criticize any governmental agency -- reacted to the atomic damage caused in St. George, Utah.
in The Dragon That Slew St. George (Utah) (New York, NY: Filmakers Library), 2 mins
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Energy Alternative, 2, The Rich Get Richer
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produced by Grampian Television and INcA, in Energy Alternative, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 51 mins
The Rich Get Richer focuses on tough, innovative laws and fresh initiatives world-wide which are helping to contain energy consumption and pollution. We see a computerized energy-management system in a home and in a high-efficiency office building. Member of a series: The Energy Alternative series.
produced by Grampian Television and INcA, in Energy Alternative, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 51 mins
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The Energy Conspiracy
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produced by Hans Bulow and Poul-Erik Heilbuth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour
This is an exploration of influential organizations, worldwide, who lobby for the coal, oil and nuclear power industries against supporters of sustainable energy. They claim to have the support of scientists to show that the burning of fossil fuel is actually beneficial to the environment. Global warming, they say...
produced by Hans Bulow and Poul-Erik Heilbuth (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 1 hour
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Gold Fever
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directed by Andrew Sherburne, 1979-, J. T. Haines, fl. 2005 and Tommy Haines, fl. 2005; produced by Northland Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 56 mins
As a result of the economic uncertainty of the 2008 recession, the demand for gold as a stable commodity skyrocketed along with its price. This spike created a modern day gold rush in which large mining corporations scrambled to maximize profits. But the activities of such miners were far from scrupulous, and ofte...
directed by Andrew Sherburne, 1979-, J. T. Haines, fl. 2005 and Tommy Haines, fl. 2005; produced by Northland Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 56 mins
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Living in Africa: African Solutions to African Problems, The Riches of the Elephants - Zimbabwe
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produced by South African Broadcasting Corporation, in Living in Africa: African Solutions to African Problems (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 38 mins
The Campfire project is a highly successful program for both wildlife conservation and social development. The local community is allowed to sell safaris or hunting rights on public land reserves. The profit is used for development projects such as fences, schools, and individual households.
produced by South African Broadcasting Corporation, in Living in Africa: African Solutions to African Problems (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 38 mins
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Nature of Things, Amazonia: The Road to The End of The Forest
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presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 49 mins
This spectacular production from the acclaimed Nature of Things series provides a comprehensive survey of the global catastrophe escalating in the Amazon basin. The burning of the tropical rain forest, which releases carbon monoxide and destroys the ozone layer, is a major contributor to the greenhouse effect. Th...
presented by David Suzuki, 1936-; produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 49 mins
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Pollution in China
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produced by Televisió de Catalunya (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 33 mins
Since the economic reforms of the 1980s, runaway economic growth has turned China into a major creator of pollution. While the Chinese government ineffectually tries to grapple with its growing environmental problems, rising discontent among the masses augurs political changes. The film shows the city of Chongqing...
produced by Televisió de Catalunya (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 33 mins
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