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GEO 101- Northwest- Physical Geography: Weather and Climate: Streaming Videos
Filmmaker Jeff Orlowski profiles National Geographic photographer James Balog as he endeavors to capture undeniable proof of climate change by launching the ambitious Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), a project that entails using time-lapse photography to document shifting ice glaciers. With the aid of his young assistants, Balog travels to three continents, placing 30 cameras in key positions to record vivid images of the majestic ice caps as they slowly melt away. In the process of capturing these incredible shots, Balog finds his skepticism fading, and experiences a brush with mortality that leaves him positively convinced that nature is currently experiencing a profound shift, the likes of which has never been witnessed by modern man.
The past, present, and future all factor into James Jandek Wood's informative look at the way oil has allowed mankind to achieve total domination over every species on the planet. An alarming wake-up call and an uplifting message of hope, Crude Impact explores such hotly debated topics as peak oil, oil dependency, and the role of oil in geopolitics. Scientists, activists, and policy makers all weigh in with their opinions on how we can move away from dependency on foreign oil and ensure that our children will have a better world to live in.