Monday, June 25, 2007

 
posted by Sarah Krasley @ 3:07 AM
My friend compiled this list of TV programming that features solutions to climate change:

Global Warming on TV
6/24/07 - 7/7/07


The better we understand a problem, the more effectively we resolve it. Knowledge is power!

So, let's soak up some knowledge about Global Warming and save the world!!! Grab your remote and Tivo these great shows about global warming and related issues! These shows air within the next two weeks, check your local listings for dates and times.


MUST SEE GLOBAL WARMING TV

SHOTOO - An Inconvenient Truth (2006): Former presidential candidate Al Gore campaigns to raise awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb the problem.
STARZ - Who Killed the Electric Car?: Filmmaker Chris Paine examines the development and eventual destruction of General Motors' EV-1, an automobile that required no gas, oil, muffler or brake changes.
UHD - Live Earth: The Concerts for a Climate in Crisis: Scheduled performances include Madonna, the Police, Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Kelly Clarkson, Melissa Etheridge, Faith Hill, Fall Out Boy, Enrique Iglesias and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.


NATIONAL PROGRAMMING

CDUSA - Earth to America!: In Las Vegas, comics and celebrities raise awareness of issues concerning the environment.
CDUSA - The FIZZ Newzz: Vol. 8 The 101's wildly popular show, The FIZZ takes on the NEWZZ in classic FIZZ fashion. Anchor Peter Zotollo and a troop of videobloggers take on environmental issues in this Earth Dayz Special.
DCHOME - Get Fresh With Sara Snow: Eco Fashion Environmentally friendly clothing.
DHC - Get Fresh With Sara Snow: Top Earth Tips Six tips for a healthier planet.
DSC - Dirty Jobs: Bio-Diesel-Man Working with bees; turning cooking oil into a gasoline alternative.
FLIVING - I Want That!: Glass Kitchen Sinks and Tiles; Solar Shingles; Fireplace Waterfall Kitchen sinks and tiles; solar power shingles; fireplace with a water feature.
MTV2 - Pimp My Ride: Earth Day Special The crew gives a 1965 Chevy Impala an environmentally friendly makeover; Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) visits.
SCIENCE - What If: The Oil Runs Out: The days of conventional oil surpluses are coming to an end.
SCIENCE - Meltdown: A Global Warming: Paul Rose examines the controversial scientific topic.
SCIENCE - Cool Fuel: Cow-Power and Solar Power Shaun rides electric bikes from Green Bay, Wis., to Chicago.
SCIENCE - Planet Earth: The Future: Environment and conservation Specialists discuss environmental and conservation issues.
SCIENCE - Building the Future: The Search for the Ultimate Energy The search for new energy solutions across the globe.
SCIENCE - Beyond Invention: New Energy New forms of energy resources.
SCIENCE - Futurecar: The Fuel Alternatives to gasoline.
SUNDAE - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Paper or Plastic?
SUNDAE - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Sports - Three people dedicated to keeping the planet safe for athletic pursuits.
TRAV - John Ratzenberger's Made in America: Whitman's Chocolate Whitman's chocolate factory in Kansas; Segway Human Transporter; Stormy Kromer Company in Michigan.
TWC - Forecast Earth: Green Automobiles The new generation of environmentally friendly cars; the impact of weather on roadways.
UHD - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Build - An architect works with clients to build their first "green" home; a house made of growing tree trunks; environmentally conscious ideas for low-income neighborhoods.
UHD - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Cities - A developer helps turn a polluted field into a sustainable community; two turbines are submerged in New York's East River; guerrilla gardeners beautify blighted plots of unused urban land.
UHD - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Drive - The debut of an electric sports car of the future; brightly colored affordable electric commuter cars; a high-school team works on their electric vehicle prior to competition in a variety of road rallies.
UHD - Big Ideas for a Small Planet: Fuel - A truck that runs on vegetable oil from a fried-chicken party; a woman's bio-diesel publicity campaign; the test of an ethanol racing car at Daytona.

LOS ANGELES AREA PROGRAMMING
If you're outside ofthe LA area, check your local PBS stations. Some of these shows may be listed!

KCET - California's Green: Innovations that are helping the state's environmental challenges.
KLCS - Journey to Planet Earth: The State of the Ocean's Animals Global warming and illegal fishing methods cause the extinction of certain fish species and raise sea levels around the world; host Matt Damon.
KLCS - Ask This Old House: Shower Valve; Recycling Batteries Repairing an old shower mixing valve; cordless power tools; properly recycling batteries.
KOCE - Inside OC: Global Warming Dr. Susan Trumbore, UCI and Dr. Donald Booth, Chapman University discuss global warming.
KOCE - The Power of the Sun: Finding economically realistic, clean and safe energy sources to replace fossil fuels.
KOCE - Orange County Forum: Why OC Is Capturing the World's Attention The emerging hydrogen economy with a dual-pressure hydrogen fueling station.
KVCR - Simple Living With Wanda Urbanska: Alternative power such as wind turbine and solar panels; earth gym; Quakers; gym bag.
KVCR - Simple Living With Wanda Urbanska: Bartering; direct exchange Bartering; direct exchange; sustainable business values and practices; tree-friendly world; paper fastener.


SHOWS FOR KIDS

BOOM - The Adventures of Captain Planet: Series.
DCKIDS - Serious: Arctic: 6 The team flies to an Arctic glaciers to measure the effects of global warming.
DCKIDS - The Magic School Bus: The Magic School Bus Getting Energized The class explores energy.
DISN - Charlie & Lola: Reading; Recycling Charlie helps Lola learn to love reading; the two enter a recycling competition.
NOGN - Franklin: Franklin Plants a Tree; Franklin the Hero Franklin is surprised at how large his Earth Day tree will grow.
TOOND - Goof Troop: Waste Makes Haste Pete and Goofy start a recycling business


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