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Ovie Mughelli: Make a change for our environment

Ovie Mughelli: Make a change for our environment

My name is Ovie Mughelli, ten year NFL veteran and two time all-pro fullback with the Falcons and the Ravens and I want to let you know that if you care about your family, your brother, your sister, your mother, your father, your friends, you’ve got to do something for the environment, not just talk …

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction

[Music] Joel Scheraga: The climate is changing. In fact, it’s been changing for millions of years. But what’s different now is the climate is changing at an unprecedented rate. We’re seeing it in rising temperatures and the increased intensity of storms, floods and droughts, and the frequency of this severe weather is increasing. Also, sea …

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

[ocean waves] [music] Narrator: Oceans. They have a critical role in protecting the Earth; covering nearly 71 percent of its surface. But rising sea levels, melting ice caps and ocean acidification are endangering our planet. [woosh] Narrator: EPA scientists are studying oceans to understand the impacts of climate change. Kristin Regan: Sea level rise is …

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

We can’t just sweep climate change under the rug. But what if we swept it 7000 ft under ground? You know if you visit a hot night club in Miami, you might see some international models dancing to some bass heavy techno music. But in the near future you might just see fish. You see, …

Faces of EPA: Jana Compton

Faces of EPA: Jana Compton

(music rises) Jana Compton: When I was a kid I really loved to be outside and play in the creek in my backyard. My favorite thing to do was go with my friends and catch crawdads and catch salamander and bring them in my house to keep them as pets. I knew I loved nature …

Global Warming is Destroying People’s Homes

Global Warming is Destroying People’s Homes

Global warming is already destroying the environment. Hello, this is ideas4Earth, and today I have an idea for you. Climate change has started its path of destruction and Kiribati is the warning light for the world. Signs of global warming can be observed on the Kiribati islands, which is an Island Republic, comprised of 33 …

Trump Calls His Puerto Rico Hurricane Response an “Unsung Success” | The Daily Show

Trump Calls His Puerto Rico Hurricane Response an “Unsung Success” | The Daily Show

Hurricane season. For many states, it’s one of the most dangerous times of the year, even more dangerous than when the Philadelphia Eagles come to town. Yeah, that was them when they were winning. And with Hurricane Florence barreling toward the East Coast, everyone is preparing for the worst. NEWSMAN: Breaking news. Potentially catastrophic, Hurricane …

Peter Wadhams on Our Last Ditch Hope

Peter Wadhams on Our Last Ditch Hope

DR. PETER WADHAMS: If there’s anybody left alive at the end of the century to write the history of the 21st century, Trump will be one of the biggest villains. But the trouble is, withdrawing from the Paris agreement encourages everybody else to withdraw as well. And that helps to ensure that we’re going to …

Midterm Evaluation of Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

Midterm Evaluation of Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

>>WELL, GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. I’M PETER WELCH, I’M THE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE DEALERS ASSOCIATION, WE’RE A NATIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION THAT REPRESENTS AMERICA’S NEARLY 19,000 FRANCHISE NEW CAR AND TRUCK DEALERS. I’M PLEASED TODAY TO INTRODUCE THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, SCOTT PRUITT, WHO WAS CONFIRMED JUST LAST YEAR AS THE 14TH …