Global focus Movies, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:47 am
The phrases "reduce your carbon footprint" and "live green" can seem so vague that it's hard to find them personally meaningful. Sometimes it takes a filmmaker to illustrate an issue's human impact. In this year's United Nations Association Film Festival, which opens Oct. 22 in Palo Alto, several movies do just that.
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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:16 pm Walter_E_Wallis is a member (registered user) of Palo Alto Online
Sea level can be precisely measured and has been for centuries. What does "...many reports of sea level rising..." mean? Salinity in wells can be attributed to lower rainfall or to over pumping. Ocean islands that depend on wells are playing a risky game.
"climatically induced environmental disasters" such as droughts, sea-level rise, fires and extreme weather. "All this is causing mass global migration and border conflicts," ...So none of these horsemen rode the earth until...?
Based on the real world, the hope for all these pathetic carbon footprint deficient folk is a bigger carbon footprint. I have long advocated 1500 watts per house as a minimum public health measure. This would reduce the hunt for fuel, allow boiling water for sanitary reasons, and even permit radio, computer and TV education. Aborigines live in harmony with nature because they heave no choice - given the choice, they vote for the corruption of stuff.