This looks like it could be an excellent program for everyone to
... South Carolina ETV programming vice president Polly Kosko
says: "PBS is the right venue for this important and enlightening
program because it presents both the challenges we face and a variety
of positive things people can do to make a difference."
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Tomorrow, Wednesday November 2, 2005 at 8:00 pm, PBS will
broadcast the program Global Warming: The Signs and the
Science. (Check local listings for dates and times in your
This hour-long documentary, which contains many interviews
with leading global change scientists, profiles people who
are living with the grave consequences of a changing
climate, as well as the individuals, communities and
scientists inventing new approaches to safeguard our
children's future. Filmed across the U.S., Asia and South
America, this program brings the reality of climate change
to life and offers viewers a variety of ways to make a
difference in their own communities.
** ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Global Warming: The Signs and the Science is a documentary
that explores what is arguably the most significant
environmental phenomenon of the last 10,000 years.
International recording artist Alanis Morissette hosts and
narrates this cautionary look at the forces of climate
Filmed in the United States, Asia and South America, this
wide-ranging, compelling and accessible program brings the
reality of climate change to life and offers viewers
inspiring examples of people who are making a difference in
their own communities.
The program features numerous science experts who review a
growing body of evidence of the grave consequences of a
changing climate, and explores how individuals, communities
and organizations across America are creating new approaches
to safeguard future generations.
The documentary also looks at evidence that human activities
are provoking an unprecedented era of atmospheric warming
and climatic events: more drought, wildfires and flooding;
polar melting; more powerful storms; and more variable
weather. Tropical diseases are moving north; childhood
respiratory illnesses are skyrocketing; and in the last
three decades more than 30 diseases new to science have