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PBS NewsHour, Oct 5, 2018 episode, Tiny Easter Island Deals With Giant Trash Problem
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Oct 5, 2018 episode (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
Easter Island off the coast of Chile has a major trash problem. It’s near what’s known as a “trash vortex” in the middle of the South Pacific and floating waste is constantly washing ashore. Local officials estimate the growing population is producing more than 20 tons of trash per day. What’s to be done...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Oct 5, 2018 episode (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 7 mins
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The Spark, The Spark: Power Without Emissions
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produced by Bloomberg, in The Spark (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2018), 8 mins
Jul.03 -- Just outside Houston, a company called NET Power has just brought a revolutionary new power plant online. The company says it can burn natural gas while capturing 100% of carbon emissions, with no increase in the cost of electricity. In this episode of "The Spark," we take you inside the world's first ze...
produced by Bloomberg, in The Spark (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2018), 8 mins
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Detox SP
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directed by Felipe Kurc, fl. 2017 and Rodolfo Botelho do Amaral, fl. 2017; produced by Felipe Kurc, fl. 2017, Leela Filmes (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Taturana Mobilização Social, 2017), 1 hour 13 mins
A film about a new look at our relationship with the waters. What do the waters and the rivers say about us? DETOX SP suggests a change in us and consequently in our rivers and our cities, focusing on Sao Paulo’s river Rio Pinheiros.
directed by Felipe Kurc, fl. 2017 and Rodolfo Botelho do Amaral, fl. 2017; produced by Felipe Kurc, fl. 2017, Leela Filmes (Sao Paulo, São Paulo State: Taturana Mobilização Social, 2017), 1 hour 13 mins
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NOVA, Season 44, Episode 17, Poisoned Water
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Kelly Thomson, fl. 2009 and Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston and BlueSpark Collaborative, in NOVA, Season 44, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 54 mins
Water. Turn on the faucet and it’s always there. Without it we perish. But how safe is our tap water? In this special report, NOVA investigates what happened in Flint, Michigan when local officials changed the city’s water source to save money, but overlooked a critical treatment process. As the water pipes co...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Kelly Thomson, fl. 2009 and Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston and BlueSpark Collaborative, in NOVA, Season 44, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2017), 54 mins
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The Robots Built to Clean Up Our Nuclear Mess
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(New York, NY: Bloomberg), 6 mins
Feb.15 -- Sellafield is the birthplace of Britain's nuclear industry and it's also the site of its worst disaster. With many facilities sealed off and out of bounds to humans, the region has became a test bed for specialist robot makers. Bloomberg's Adam Satariano meets the machines that are going where humans can...
(New York, NY: Bloomberg), 6 mins
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Straws
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directed by Linda Booker, fl. 2007; produced by Linda Booker, fl. 2007, By the Brook Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2017), 33 mins
Sparked by research that plastic straws have now become the top-five beach litter item collected, Straws outlines how billions of non-recyclable plastic straws litter our landfills and seashores. The film opens with an animated sequence narrated by Tim Robbins which charts the history of straws and notes how plast...
directed by Linda Booker, fl. 2007; produced by Linda Booker, fl. 2007, By the Brook Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2017), 33 mins
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Before the Flood
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directed by Fisher Stevens, 1963-; produced by Trevor Davidoski, fl. 2010, Brett Ratner, 1969-, James Packer, 1967-, Jennifer Davisson, fl. 2008, Leonardo DiCaprio, 1974- and Fisher Stevens, 1963-, Appian Way, RatPac Documentary Films and National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2016), 1 hour 35 mins
Follow Leonardo DiCaprio as he travels around the globe to witness first hand the devastating effects of climate change and what can be done to solve the climate crisis.
directed by Fisher Stevens, 1963-; produced by Trevor Davidoski, fl. 2010, Brett Ratner, 1969-, James Packer, 1967-, Jennifer Davisson, fl. 2008, Leonardo DiCaprio, 1974- and Fisher Stevens, 1963-, Appian Way, RatPac Documentary Films and National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2016), 1 hour 35 mins
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The Spark, Tiny Blue Bubbles Designed to Help Save the Planet
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produced by Bloomberg, in The Spark (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2016), 4 mins
March 16 -- For decades, scientists and power companies have been working on carbon capture, a technology that catches CO2 from power plants before it goes into the atmosphere. It could be our best chance of taking a bite out of fossil fuel emissions, but right now it's too expensive to implement widely. A team of...
produced by Bloomberg, in The Spark (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2016), 4 mins
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Unsolvable, Meet The Scientists Cleaning Up Carbon Emissions
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in Unsolvable (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2016), 5 mins
June 14 -- Most of the talk about climate change has been about reducing the emissions we’re going to make; but what about the emissions we’ve already made? Cleaning up that mess is going to be hard, expensive and controversial. But it’s also going to be necessary. On this episode of Unsolvable we meet the p...
in Unsolvable (New York, NY: Bloomberg, 2016), 5 mins
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Vanishing Homeland in the Bayou
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directed by Jean-Pascal Bublex, fl. 2009; produced by Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 53 mins
An island in the state of Louisiana (U.S.A.) - the "Isle de Jean Charles" - is about to vanish due to rising water levels, land erosion and environmental disasters caused by the oil industry. Just like the island Jean-Charles, Louisiana itself is sinking ... a surface of the equivalent of a football pitch is being...
directed by Jean-Pascal Bublex, fl. 2009; produced by Point du Jour International (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2016), 53 mins
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