How Climate Change Impacts Women

How Climate Change Impacts Women  3-minute video

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change all over the world—including in the United States.  Women are disproportionately experiencing more poverty than men worldwide. They have access to less financial independence. They’re also less able to bounce back in terms of jobs and training opportunities after climate disasters. 3 minute video by NRDC

Why we need a carbon tax to solve climate change

Elon Musk breaks down climate change for students at The Sorbonne in Paris right before the historic COP21 Climate Change Conference in which 170+ nations signed to reduce carbon emissions below 2C, and preferably under 1.5C.  Video

“Open Your Eyes” – Plastic pollution

Plastic pollution video narrated by Jeff Bridges: Americans discard almost 88,000 tons of plastic every day – 30 million tons of plastic a year. It never goes away; recycling is not a solution  https://thinkglobalgreen.org/plastic-in-the-oceans https://thinkglobalgreen.org/plastic-in-the-oceans – 4-minute video  (See Ocean Plastic Page)

Why 2 degrees Celsius is climate change’s magic number

We hear all the time that we need to stop the planet from warming an additional two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Why is that specific number so important though? And what happens if we exceed that limit? William Brangham offers some background on that climate science target – video

Disruption

We’re the first generation to feel the devastating planetary consequences of climate change, and the last generation that can do something about it. The film takes us behind the scenes of the effort to organize the largest climate rally in history during the UN’s 2014 world climate summit.  View here

The Science behind global warming

The Science behind global warming: 14-minute video by Emily Blevgad: I made this for my final project in Chemistry in 11th grade. This video details how we understand global warming, and the chemistry behind how it affects each and every one of us. Highly recommended (AB) View

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a massive dump of floating garbage in the Pacific Ocean. We contribute to it everyday by littering and using un-biodegradable materials. Our trash is taken downstream from rivers into the ocean, where currents sweep it to the closest patch – 3 minute video

An Inconvenient Truth – “I Need To Wake Up”

“I Need to Wake Up” – a song by Melissa Etheridge written for the 2006 documentary ‘An Inconvenient Truth’-  winning the Best Song Category at the Oscars. Stunning visuals with a powerful message – View