Earth: The Operators' Manual

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Penn State geologist Richard Alley presents an objective assessment of climate change, the problems it poses Earth and why sustainable energy should be embraced. Ancient ice cores, for example, demonstrate that carbon dioxide levels are higher than at any time in the past 400,000 years, and linked to humankind's reliance on fossil fuels. Possible soluti (more…)

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00:59 — Join geologist Richard Alley as he travels the world and across the USA, sharing an accurate, understandable and upbeat report on the interlinked stor (more…)
Powering the Planet
53:11 — Take an eye-opening look at some of the world s most important case studies in energy policy. In Spain and Morocco, large-scale solar farms and indivi (more…)
Energy Quest USA Preview
01:46 — Visit five very different American communities -- in Kansas, Maryland, Alaska, Texas and Oregon -- where citizens are making smart energy choices base (more…)
Energy Quest USA
53:12 — Visit five very different American communities -- in Kansas, Maryland, Alaska, Texas and Oregon -- where citizens are making smart energy choices base (more…)

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  • Premiered: April 10, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Penn State geologist Richard Alley presents an objective assessment of climate change, the problems it poses Earth and why sustainable energy should be embraced. Ancient ice cores, for example, demonstrate that carbon dioxide levels are higher than at any… (more)

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