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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 7, Greenland Goes Green: Ice Sheet Melted in Four Days
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presented by Margaret Warner, 1950-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Margaret Warner, 1950-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
On July 8, 2012, NASA satellite imagery showed about 40 percent of Greenland's top ice layer had begun its summer thaw. By July 12, only four days later, 97 percent of the ice had thawed. Margaret Warner asks NASA's Thomas Wagner for a scientific explanation of the massive change.
presented by Margaret Warner, 1950-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Margaret Warner, 1950-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 8, Shifting Seasons Lead to Sour Year for Michigan Cherry Farmer
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 9 mins
An early spring in 2012 followed by 19 frost events killed Michigan's cherry crop and impacted farmers' livelihoods. Climatologists say that these shifting seasons could mean more hard years ahead.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 9 mins
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PBS NewsHour, How A Centuries-Old Water Mill Is Providing This British County Its Daily Bread
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
We close the week with an uplifting tale from the United Kingdom. Amid shortages of essential supplies during the coronavirus era, a picturesque water mill of the medieval period has been pressed back into service -- to provide bakers and grocers in the county of Dorset with fresh flour. Special correspondent Malc...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Widespread Logging Threatens The Congo Basin’s Critical Rainforest
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a massive country, with a land area the size of Alaska and Texas combined. It’s also home to a large part of the Congo Basin rainforest, a habitat for countless species and a crucial absorber of atmospheric carbon dioxide. But illegal and uncontrolled logging represent major t...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019, New analysis finds parts of the U.S. have already warmed close to critical  2-degree level
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
For years, scientists have warned that we need to stop the planet from warming an additional two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels to avoid catastrophic problems. But a new analysis by The Washington Post finds many major areas across the U.S. have already reached that mark. The Post’s Chris Mooney joi...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Sep 26, 2018, Why It Will Take More Than Basic Recycling To Cut Back On Plastic
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produced by Lorna Baldwin, fl. 2018, NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Sep 26, 2018 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
In the 70 years that plastic has been around, humans have created 9 billion tons of it -- most of which still exists. Are the existing strategies for tackling plastic pollution -- namely reusing and recycling -- really making any difference? Amna Nawaz and producer Lorna Baldwin make stops in three states to t...
produced by Lorna Baldwin, fl. 2018, NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Sep 26, 2018 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
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Will the Traditions of Tiny Tangier Island Survive or Sink?
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
Life on Tangier Island has always been defined by water. Now it is menacing its very existence. Battered by Chesapeake Bay's relentless waves, scientists say the land’s shrinking is accelerating, as man-made climate change makes the waves from rising seawater worse. John Yang talks with Earl Swift, author of Che...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3, In Lousiana Rising Seas Threaten Native American Land
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Native American tribal lands along the Louisiana coast are washing away as sea levels rise and marshes sink. As part of our Coping with Climate Change series, Hari Sreenivasan reports from Isle de Jean Charles, a community that is slowly disappearing into the sea.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6, Native American Communities Affected by Climate Change Plan for the Future
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Native Americans from Maine to Washington State convened for a conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Their goal: to discuss the effects of climate change on tribal communities.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 9, Earth Loses Its 'Air Conditioner': Arctic Ice Cap Shrinks to Record Low Level
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presented by Ray Suarez, 1957-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
In September 2012, scientists found that the Arctic ice cap had melted to the smallest size ever. Ray Suarez talks to Walt Meier, a scientist at the U.S. National Ice and Snow Data Center about the new evidence and how a lack of Arctic sea ice affects ocean currents and changes weather patterns.
presented by Ray Suarez, 1957-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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