Welcome back readers, and happy 2013! I’ll be back next week with new blog posts and WtD videos. Until then, some great video’s I’ve been watching over the break for your viewing pleasure.
The Discovery Channel produced this interesting documentary early last year and is intended for a general audience. Well produced, it showcases the evidence for climate change:
I’m also going to strongly recommend the latest work by Ken Burn’s (of Civil War fame):
THE DUST BOWL, a new film by Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the “Great Plow-Up,” followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. It is also a morality tale about our relationship to the land that sustains us—a lesson we ignore at our peril.
On November 15, join Ken Burns along with Paula Zahn in a live YouTube event and national dialogue regarding the Dust Bowl’s legacy on both the environment and the culture of the United States. Panelists will discuss current drought conditions along with the importance of environmental awareness and the effects humans have on the natural world
Burn’s is a film maker I greatly admire, and I cannot stress how much this is worth watching.