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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 11, From Rooftops to Alleyways, Chicago Fights Extreme Urban Heat With Greener ideas
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 10 mins
One of Chicago's most beautiful and hidden gardens is located on top of City Hall, part of an effort to create 'green' roofs in order fight rising temperatures. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the actions the city of Chicago is taking to mitigate climate change in an urban landscape.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 10 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12, Protecting New York from Future Superstorms as Sea Levels Rise
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
As thousands of residents continue to clean up from Hurricane Sandy, many are anticipating future disasters and considering how New York will cope with rising seas and potentially more devastating flooding. In this November 2012 report, Hari Sreenivasan looks at options like barriers that could protect the region...
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 13, Climate Change Causes Insurers to Rethink Price of Risk After Hurricane Sandy
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presented by Paul Solman, 1944-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
The insurance industry looks at historical data, old and new, in order to assess the risk for potential disasters and put a price on premiums. But when Sandy hit the Northeast, some insurance companies reconsidered if they priced insurance high enough for the greater risks brought on by climate change.
presented by Paul Solman, 1944-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 14, Climate Change Threatens the Tribe from 'Twilight'
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 14 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
Located west of Olympic National Park, La Push, Washington is idyllic at first glance, but its beauty is matched by danger and vulnerability. Located at sea level, La Push lies directly in a flood and tsunami zone. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how the Quileute tribe is adapting to new climate challenges. A fictiona...
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 14 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 15, Endangered Coral Reefs Die as Ocean Temperatures Rise and Water Turns Acidic
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
In addition to negative consequences caused by overfishing and pollution, coral reefs face another major existential threat: increased acidity from warming oceans. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Florida about the dire outlook for coral reefs, as well as efforts and research to try and save them.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 7 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 16, Acidifying Waters Corrode Northwest Shellfish
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
The world's oceans are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is transforming marine ecosystems. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how ocean acidification is already affecting oysters and other shellfish in the U.S.
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 16 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 17, For Winter Sports Industry, Decreasing Snowfall Sends Businesses Downhill
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presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 7 mins
While winter storms have blasted parts of the Midwest and Northeast, a lack of steady and deep snow -- less accumulation and faster melt -- has had serious effects for the ski industry. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how winter sports businesses are navigating the season as part of the Coping with Climate Change seri...
presented by Hari Sreenivasan, 1974-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 7 mins
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