Okkupert (Occupied) "is a Norwegian political thriller TV-series in 10 episodes scheduled to premiere on TV 2 on 5 October 2015....
Set in Norway in the near future, Russia on behalf of the EU initiates a velvet glove-invasion of Norway, who has stopped oil and gas production due to the climate crisis. The official explanation for the Russian occupation is that they should ensure Europe's access to oil and gas,
and - when it is achieved - let Norway return to autonomy." (Wikipedia)
Black & Gold by Sivert Høyem
(YouTube) + LYRICS: "Once you were all sea-folk and you sailed upon the seas
You crossed the roaring ocean with the devil at your heels
Your time has come again now, I'll tell you how this will unfold
I wanna see the western ocean painted black and gold"
(musixmatch.com) Heard at the beginning of the TV series: 'OCCUPIED'
150 years of global warming in a minute-long symphony – video
"Sometimes, a tune can say so much more than an image or words. Here, we turn almost 150 years of global temperatures into music.
The higher the temperature, the higher the pitch of the note. And the louder the note, the more carbon there is in the atmosphere."
"Before the Flood" - Leonardo DiCaprio & Fisher Stevens - Full Movie
"Leonardo DiCaprio has chosen National Geographic for his new documentary.
It's a look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the planet.
Leonardo DiCaprio asks people accross the planet and proposes solutions to this major problem.
The movie is produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisher Stevens, Brett Ratner, James Packer and Martin Scorsese. It is directed by Fisher Stevens."
How the climate change deal was done- VIDEO - 13 December 2015
"A deal to attempt to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2C has been agreed at the climate change summit in Paris after two weeks of negotiations.
The pact is the first to commit all countries to cut carbon emissions.
The agreement is partly legally binding and partly voluntary."
COP21: UK Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd welcomes 'historic' deal - VIDEO - 13 December 2015
"A deal on climate change made after two weeks of talks in Paris has been welcomed by the UK's climate change secretary.
The agreement, which aims to curb global warming to less than 2C (3.6F), will come into being in 2020.
Amber Rudd told the Andrew Marr Show: "It is a compromise but it is, nevertheless, an historic moment"."
Unmitigated climate change to shrink global economy by 23 percent
"With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris days away, a new study suggests that, left unchecked, climate change will shrink the global economy by 23 percent. Ben Gruber reports.
Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impact while providing exclusives, incisive commentary and forward-looking analysis."
The Impacts of Climate Change
"Worried about the economy? Think about the climate. We need to have a stable climate if we are to have a prosperous sustainable economy.
The impacts of climate change will have high personal, social and economic costs.
We need to make the right choices right now to stabilise the climate. Spread the word. Together we can change climate change."
COP21: Obama on risk of 'submerged countries, abandoned cities' - VIDEO - 30 November 2015 "US President Barack Obama has outlined a vision of the world that includes "submerged countries, abandoned cities and fields
that no longer grow", if efforts to halt global warming are not stepped up.
He was speaking at the Paris climate conference, known as COP21, where more than 150 world leaders have converged for two weeks of talks."
COP21: Climate issues dividing rich and poor nations- VIDEO - 30 November 2015 "When you have 195 countries negotiating at the climate change conference in Paris, some key issues remain contentious.
Some of the world's poorest countries say they fear being "left behind" in the push for a new treaty.
BBC News explains the key points dividing the rich and poor nations in the climate debate."
What Is COP21? The 2 Minute Guide
"This December (2015) over 190 nations will gather in Paris to discuss a new global agreement on climate change.
The talks are called 'COP21' which stands for the 21st annual Conference of the Parties but what does all that mean and why is any of it important?
This film will not only give you the facts but help you understand why it matters to all of us - in less than two minutes!
There will be regular updates on Green.TV about COP21 leading up to and during the talks in Paris." (YouTube)
US Study Shows Climate Change Affecting Bird Migration - Video- 2 February 2015
"Seventy thousand bird watching volunteers counted birds in more than 2,400 areas for the National Audubon Society, a conservation group.
Their data showed that birds are staying farther north during the winter month." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Nations Preparing to Deal with Climate Change - Text + Audio + Video - 7 January 2015
"In 2014, the UN released a series of climate reports that showed temperatures on Earth are rising. That is the bad news.
The good news is that countries are working together to fight climate change.
Experts say a 2-degree rise in temperature above pre-industrial times will cause serious damage." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore - 3 documents créés par Armelle Meyer (Ac. Bordeaux): - A worksheet - "Le pdf est montré aux élèves au vidéoprojecteur pour introduire le film avant visionnage et anticiper." - Script and exercise + the video.
Help Mother Earth/Kids Love Mother Earth.mov
"This documentary is for children of all ages to understand why global warming happens and the way it impacts our planet, and how we can work together to stop it..." (YouTube)
Global Warming: Global Warming 101
"Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands." (video.nationalgeographic.com)
The Dark Side
"Greenpeace has decided to spoof the little Vader advert by VW in order to show its dark side.
Indeed, for Greenpeace, VW is opposing European legislation that would impose further limits on the amount of C02 that new vehicles are allowed to emit." Watch the videos. + LINKS (mind-the-blog.eklablog.com - Cyril Brot)
The Big Ask: Campaign for a strong climate law "On 10th August, more than 6,000 people took part in the recording of The Big Ask-video clip at Ostende on the Belgian coast.
This was the largest event against climate change ever organised in Belgium.
The film clip was made possible due to the engagement of volunteers from Friends of the Earth, and many film industry professionals including award winning director Nic Balthazar, film crews, production houses, actors, ...
Music has been supplied by Hooverphonic..." (YouTube)
October 24 International Day of Climate Action- 350.org
"October 24 was the most widespread day of political action in history.
On that day, more than 5,200 events took place in over 180 countries.
Every action, large or small, displayed the number 350, which represents the safe level of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere.
We're at 390ppm right now." (YouTube)
International Day of Climate Action
"On24 October, people in 181 countries came together for the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet's history.
At over 5200 events around the world, people gathered to call for strong action and bold leadership on the climate crisis."
- with the cities, countries and maps (350.org)