Thursday, November 5, 2009

infomercials for the planet

Hello grade 8,

Here is the list of websites that will help you to complete your homework for this project:

The Heat Over Global Warming
Interview with the producer of “An Inconvenient Truth” along with related links

God and Global Warming
Explores the effects of global warming on the Alaska and our moral responsibility to the planet

Robert Redford: Business Warming Up to Environment
Robert Redford interview discussing the advantages of businesses going “green”

Senator Jeff Bingaman on America’s Energy Policy
Discussion of America’s energy policy related to global warming

Emission Impossible?
Looks at how California is legislating auto emissions and taking steps to save the environment on the state level

Stepping Up on Climate Control
Profiles “Step it Up” and the national campaign to combat global warming

Interview with Bill McKibben: National Day of Climate Action
Interview with Bill McKibben discussing the National Day of Climate Action and what he believes we must do to combat global warming

Climate Change and the Media Senate Hearings
Examines the role of the media and expert claims that the dangers of global warming are exaggerated by the media

Home Grown
Profiles the use of biodiesel and Willie Nelson’s role in its development

Five Questions with Environmental Writer Tom Philpott
Philpott answers five questions about alternative energy sources

Oil, Politics & Bribes
Examines the role of oil lobbyists and their influence on energy policy

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