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  • Water Issues

    A Thousand Shades of White

    Spectacular scenes from the Ilulissat Icefjord and the Greenland Ice Cap. These images were filmed during the 2006 Climate Change College, during which 6 students from the UK and the Netherlands ventured into the Arctic wilderness to...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Visual Arts, Social Studies, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
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  • Water Issues

    A Warming Climate Takes its Toll on Polar Bears of Hudson Bay

    This film shows a mother and her two cubs experiencing the severe effects of global warming. It contains graphic material that some may find extremely disturbing. However, this is real life for polar bears due to their harsh living...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Ecosystems, Water Issues
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Al Gore on Averting Climate Crisis

    With the same humor and humanity he exuded in An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore spells out 15 ways that individuals can address climate change immediately, from buying a hybrid to inventing a new, hotter "brand name" for global...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Geography, Business Education, Family/Consumer Studies, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Al Gore's New Thinking on the Climate Crisis

    In this brand-new slideshow (premiering on TED.com), Al Gore presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists recently predicted. He challenges us to act.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Anders Oskal Interview

    Anders Oskal, Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, gives some fascinating insights into what exactly reindeer herding is, and the very real challenges climate change poses for them. He explains how...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Andrew Steer on Making Durban a Success

    The World Bank's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Andrew Steer, summarises what it will take to make Durban a success. He starts with moving forward on the Cancun Agreements, looking at the technology mechanism, progress on the...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Food and Agriculture, Solutions
    Subject:Business Education, Social Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Solutions

    Are There Marketing Benefits for Embracing Climate Change for Business?

    This video interview describes ways in which companies reduce their carbon emissions through direct reductions or offsets. Marketing tools to publicize green initiatives are also discussed.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Business and Economics, Solutions
    Subject:Economics, Business Education, Social Studies
    Level:Secondary
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  • Governance

    Bill Hare on the Cancun Agreements

    Climate Change verteran and adviser to AOSIS, Bill Hare talks about his concerns for the week ahead, in particular he emphasises that we need to get down to the substantive issues. He explores what the Cancun Agreements mean in...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Governance
    Subject:Geography, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Global Studies
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Ecosystems

    Biodiversity and Climate Change

    This video discusses impacts of climate change on biodiversity. Rate of species disappearance are discussed in relation to implications for biodiversity and human health.

    Type:Video
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
    Subject:Science, Biology, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
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  • Renewable Energy

    Biofuel

    A collection of videos that discuss the use of biomass to produce electricity, the production of ethanol, biogas facility explanations and details on forest-based bioenergy. Canadian focuses include videos discussing Ontario’s...

    Type:Video
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Global Studies, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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