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The Resource Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, WGBH Educational Foundation

Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, WGBH Educational Foundation

Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness
Title
Becoming green
Title remainder
growing environmental awareness
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributor
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Editor of moving image work
Host
Narrator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Car of the future (disc 1): NPR's Car talk co-hosts Tom Magliozzi and brother Ray examine America's four-wheeled future, exploring everything from a Detroit auto show to the homebuilders of Boston's AltWheels Festival, from a hydrogen-powered bus fleed in Iceland to a green think tank in Colorado
  • Saved by the sun (disc 2): Examines efforts to make solar power more efficient and affordable, from individuals installing solar panels on their roofs to industrial-scale projects in the Mojave desert featuring massive arrays of mirrors. Also looks at Germany's goal to produce thirty percent of its electricty from renewable sources by 2020
  • What's up with the weather? (disc 3): Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (disc 4): Examines Rachel Carson and her book, Silent spring, published in 1962, an exposé of the chemical industry's unregulated use of DDT
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VJA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Car of the Future (disc 1): NOVA Production by New Wrinkle, Inc. ; written and directed by Joseph Seamans ; produced by Joseph Seamans, Janet Driscoll Smith ; edited by David Cohen ; director of photography, Mark Knobil
  • Saved by the sun (disc 2): Steven Latham Production for WGBH/NOVA ; produced by Steven Latham, Larry Klein, Evan I. Schwartz ; written by Larry Klein and Evan I. Schwartz ; edited by David Espar ; directed by Steven Latham
  • What's up with the weather? (disc 3): written, produced and directed by Jon Palfreman ; editor, James Rutenbeck ; original music, Robert Secret ; Frontline/NOVA coproduction with the Palfreman Film Group
  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (disc 4): writer and producer, Neil Goodwin ; editor, Michel Chalufour ; music composed by Sheldon Mirowitz ; Cinematographers, Rick Brandt [and others] ; a Peace River Films production
Dewey number
333.72
Language note
  • Closed-captioned. (discs 1-3)
  • Audio-described (discs 1-2)
LC call number
GE195
LC item number
.B443 2008
PerformerNote
  • Car of the Future (disc 1): hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi ; narrated by John Lithgow
  • Saved by the sun (disc 2): narrated by Lance Lewman
  • What's up with the weather? (disc 3): narrator, Will Lyman
  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring (disc 4): narrator, Alex Chadwick ; Rachel Carson readings by Meryl Streep
Runtime
277
Technique
live action
Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, WGBH Educational Foundation
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Disc 1-2 originally broadcast on the television program Nova; disc 3 originally broadcast as a Nova/Frontline television production; disc 4 originally broadcast on the television program American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 1.
  • Car of the future
  • disc 2.
  • Solar energy: saved by the sun
  • disc 3.
  • Global warming: what's up with the weather?
  • disc 4
  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Control code
ocn226300542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (277 min.)
Isbn
9781593758073
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421423596
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • WG42359
  • WG42439SL
  • WG41709SL
  • WG31639SL
  • WG42019SL
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a474055
  • (OCoLC)226300542
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; (4 x 3) full screen presentation (discs 3-4); letterboxed (disc 2) or 16:9 anamorphic (disc 1); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness, WGBH Educational Foundation
Publication
Copyright
Note
Disc 1-2 originally broadcast on the television program Nova; disc 3 originally broadcast as a Nova/Frontline television production; disc 4 originally broadcast on the television program American experience
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 1.
  • Car of the future
  • disc 2.
  • Solar energy: saved by the sun
  • disc 3.
  • Global warming: what's up with the weather?
  • disc 4
  • Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
Control code
ocn226300542
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (277 min.)
Isbn
9781593758073
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421423596
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • WG42359
  • WG42439SL
  • WG41709SL
  • WG31639SL
  • WG42019SL
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a474055
  • (OCoLC)226300542
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; (4 x 3) full screen presentation (discs 3-4); letterboxed (disc 2) or 16:9 anamorphic (disc 1); Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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