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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 1, Two Texas Towns Struggle for Water
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 9 mins
The recent drought and record temperatures in Texas put an unprecedented strain on water resources across the state. As part of the Coping with Climate Change series, Hari Sreenivasan reports on the plight of two towns in their struggle for water.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 9 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 2, Teachers Endure Balancing Act Over Climate Change Curriculum
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
For the first time, new national educational standards for grades K-12 will link global warming trends to man made emissions. As part of our Coping With Climate Change series, Hari Sreenivasan looks at the challenges teachers face when covering the topic of climate science in their classrooms.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 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 4, What's Causing Unusually Hot Temperatures in the U.S.?
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presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
Lack of water, "the great air conditioner", is causing unusually high temperatures and extreme weather events in the United States. Judy Woodruff speaks with Kevin Trenberth of the National Center for Atmospheric Research.
presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 5, Swinomish Tribe Works to Adapt to Shrinking Salmon Supply
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
Washington State salmon depend on the cold water from glacial lakes to survive. But as temperatures increase and glaciers shrink, salmon populations are declining, threatening the way of life for the Swinomish Tribe, also known as the "salmon people."
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 5 (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 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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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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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10, Storms, Starfish and Warmer Waters Wiped Out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral
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presented by Gwen Ifill, 1955-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
A new study finds that in the last 27 years, half of Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral has died. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Knowlton, a coral reef biologist and chair of Marine Science at the Smithsonian Institution, about ecological and economical consequences of the collapse, as well as measures to help mediat...
presented by Gwen Ifill, 1955-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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