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Facts and Information about the Climate Crisis (VIDEOS)

VIDEO:  This 15-minute video is powerfully informative and easy to understand.  It is a great introduction to the topic.  http://grist.org/climate-change/climate-change-is-simple-we-do-something-or-were-screwed/
CLICK TO WATCH THE CHANGES THROUGH YOUR COMPUTER SCREEN:  How has atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) changed over time?  Click this link and watch your computer screen show the changes:  Time history of atmospheric CO2 (2011 update)     http://carbontracker.noaa.gov
The Post Carbon Institute is a great resource on the climate crisis and related issues.  New videos exist.  Two videos (“300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Seconds” and “Who Killed Economic Growth?” are just a few minutes long, but they are powerful, informative and entertaining.  Another one (“You Are Here:  The Oil Journey”) lasts about 30 minutes.  You can watch them online or buy a DVD containing all three.  See www.postcarbon.org/featured-videos
VIDEO:  Tar Sands Pipelines: the Dirtiest Oil on Earth:  http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/06/07-0
FILM: “Dirty Coal:  The Toxic Addiction” (Jaime Gonzales 2010)
FILM:  “No Coal in the Northwest!”
FUNNY SHORT VIDEO:  What if weather reporters were actually concerned about climate change?  A funny new video shows what it might look like if a weathercaster actually did report the reality of climate change and extreme weather.  The weathercaster in the video completely freaks out.  Enjoy the funny video at this link:  Click here to watch the video


http://act.engagementlab.org/o.gif?akid=201.14428.TK7SdLOrganizations (NATIONWIDE and WORLDWIDE)
www.350.org is the organization Bill McKibben started to organize people to prevent the level of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) from exceeding “safe” limits. 
www.sierraclub.org – The Sierra Club, (206) 378-0114 in Seattle, has a Beyond Coal campaign at www.beyondcoal.org
www.beyondcoal.org is the Beyond Coal campaign of the Sierra Club.
www.foe.org is Friends of the Earth, a longstanding environmental group.
www.heatisonline.org includes relevant information, including Ross Gelbspan’s powerful article “Beyond the Point of No Return.”