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1 videocassette (73 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Speakers present a film then discuss the destruction of the San Francisco Bay Area greenbelt and possible solutions to the problem.
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2 videocassettes (104 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
The panel discusses issues concerning the development of East Palo Alto especially in light of environmental problems. They stress community effort and group involvement in the process. Followed by a discussion period with East Palo Alto citizens.
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2 videocassettes (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Panelists discuss the need for domestic agricultural self-reliance and using advanced agricultural techniques to preserve sovereignty while efficiently using the land.
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1 videocassette (63 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Shows the panel discussion with the audience concerning the dangers, litigation problems, and alternatives to off-shore drilling. Discussion fucuses on the conflict between regional interest and national interests.
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1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Speakers explain how television technology in electronic town meetings can be used as a means of forming consesus on environmental issues. Followed by a question-and-answer session using the electronic technology.
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2 videocassettes (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Relates energy and its pivotal role in the world economy to various environmental problems such as the greenhouse effect, oil spills, nuclear waste, acid rain, and resource depletion. Experts from both conventional and alternative energy fields discuss appropriate policies and the role that different technologies could assume in the future of energy.
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1 videocassette (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Participants discuss the history of hazardous waste neglect at the nuclear production plant in Hanford, Wash. They examine various solutions to cleaning up chemical and radioactive residue at Hanford and identify different ways to mobelize the public to push clean-up funding through Congress.
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2 videocassettes (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
The panel discusses how to direct the attention of the general public to environmental issues and spur them into action to save the environment.
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2 videocassettes (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
The panel discusses balancing the pressure to build and expand Stanford University with the pressure to preserve its land resources. Discussion focuses on the issue of annexation to Palo Alto versus maintaining Stanford's independance and private decision-making regarding land development.
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1 videocassette (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Panelists discuss the problems and issues of managing hazardous waste both at Stanford and at universities in general. They then address problems posed by hazardous materials in the industrial sector and how industries can phase out the release of chlorofluorocarbon waste in keeping with the Montreal Protocol.
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1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
The panelists discuss the fate of wetlands in urban settings, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area. Specifically, they focus on the May Hughes Landing area, debating whether it is wetlands as defined under federal regulations or not. They also debate whether developing these areas would be at a significant cost to the environment.
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1 videocassette (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Panel discusses the Chevron Corporation's emission of toxic waste in the city of Richmond, Calif. Focuses on the citizens' dilemma whether to compromise with Chevron to preserve the economic benefits it brings to Richmond or to eliminate the toxic waste altogether, thus decreasing their health risks but forcing Chevron out of Richmond.
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2 videocassettes (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Speakers address a number of issues including the unique and endangered animal species found only in old forest eco-systems; the perspective of the timber industry; the views of Native Americans who regard ancient forests as a source of spiritual renewal, and the various factors that go into the decision to cut or preserve old growth Douglas firs. Followed by a question and answer period with the audience.
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1 videocassette (119 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
This panel discussion gives an overview of ozone depletion and acid rain, the 1988 Ozone Agreement, the use of science in decision-making, and the Canadien ozone experience. Also discussed: the ability of science to change decision-making and to question whether it is best to regulate now with undeveloped evidence or to wait for fuller evidence.
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1 videocassette (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Panelists discuss California's water shortage problems from their various points of view as representatives from the California Farm Bureau, the Environmental Defense Fund, Hastings College of Law and as a consultant specializing in California's water problems.
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1 videocassettes (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Each of the three panelists speaks about 15 minutes on topics such as global trends in family planning, regional differences in growth, determinants of population, the significant role of women in development matters, US population policies and how they affect foreign assistance, and the impact of population growth on US policy in the specific Third World setting. The presentations are followed by about 45 minutes of discussion with the audience.
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1 videocassette (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
A question and answer session with environmental leaders and news correspondent Ted Koppel.
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2 videocassettes (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
This panel focuses on the necessity of the Amazon Rainforest for survival of the many eco-systems that support mankind, as well as its use-value for the people of South America for timber, gold and land. It also examines the right of Amazonian countries to maintain control of Rainforest areas.
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1 videocassette (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Explores how the programs and policies of local government can be reshaped to help solve global problems while also better accomplishing traditional health, safety, and economic development goals. Describes innovative efforts by San Jose, Calif. in energy, water, solid waste, toxics, land use, transportation, infrastructure and housing.
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1 videocassette (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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