WorldCat Identities

Angier, John

Overview
Works: 34 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 1,886 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: GF75, 363.7
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Most widely held works by John Angier
Hot times in Alaska ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold
Hot planet, cold comfort ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the latest warnings from scientists that large-scale changes in the earth's climatic systems are taking place, with potentially serious consequences. Shows what is already happening to the Alaskan glaciers
In the name of progress ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Are environmental protection and economic development inherently in conflict? Viewers in Brazil and India to see how some environmental disasters began as well-intentioned development projects and to learn how development could proceed while protecting the environment
Do we really want to live this way? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells how freeways, shopping malls, and industrial and technological wealth have been the rewards of modern society. Examines the price of progress, including smog, toxic wastes, and contamination of once-pristine waters, all by-products of Western industrial life-styles
The Environmental revolution ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The historical relationship of humans to their environment is examined - how we once existed with nature, what changed, and how we are now literally transforming the face of the Earth
Remnants of Eden by Christopher McCullough ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Protecting the diversity of living organisms while addressing the needs of growing human populations is the focus of projects in Thailand's and Costa Rica's tropical forests, Oman's deserts, Kenya's savannah game parks, and Florida's Everglades
Save the Earth, feed the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Australia, Indonesia, West Africa, and the American Midwest are rediscovering traditional farming practices and using science and technology to work with nature, rather than conquer it
More for less ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracks the efforts of citizens in Iowa, Brazil, Denmark, and India as they search for new ways to use energy more efficiently. It also looks at how we can lessen our dependence on fossil fuels, which contribute to the greenhouse effect
It needs political decisions ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This segment examines the power of politics in protecting the environment. Three nations in varying stages of economic development-Zimbabwe, Thailand, and Sweden-offer three different strategies for conserving the environmental future
Waste not, want not ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrations of how to generate less waste, as seen in Peru, Japan, Denmark, and California, take advantage of recycling and waste treatment
Now or never ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The final program focuses on individuals who are working now to effect critical changes that will determine the environmental quality of life in the 21st century. It encourages everyone from the average citizen to world leaders to play an active role in sustaining the earth
Only one atmosphere ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the global commons of the atmosphere. Explains that the worldwide impact of global warming demands an international response that may be considered the largest environmental challenge society has ever faced
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows ways that the physical environment of the Earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it
The wild west ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this program, Alan Alda explores some myths and realities of the American West. He examines the use of technology to track rattlesnakes and scorpions; a high-tech prospector's efforts to locate a large diamond deposit in the Canadian Northwest; the work of archaeologists and a dentist to identify Custer's last troopers; a rodeo cowgirl's use of a computer to help improve her roping technique; and environmental manipulation within Biosphere 2
Scientific American frontiers Hot planet, cold comfort ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magazine-format television series exploring the frontiers of science
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the two major revolutions which have changed human societies : the agricultural and the industrial revolutions. Suggested audience: intermediate, secondary
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Programs 1-2 in a series that explores the world's major environmental problems. Program 1 looks at the relationship of humans to their environment and attempts to understand the changes through time, from coexistence to domination. Program 2 shows ways that the physical environment of the earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it. Includes CFCs, the depletion of the ozone layer, and the problem of global warming
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows ways that the physical environment of the Earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1: The historical relationship of humans to their environment is examined. Part 2: The problem of global warming
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows ways that the physical environment of the Earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it
 
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English (74)