killed the electric car?
among the fastest, most efficient production cars
ever built. It ran on electricity, produced no emissions
and catapulted American technology to the forefront
of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove
it never wanted to give it up. So why did General
Motors crush its fleet of EV1 electric vehicles
in the Arizona desert? WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR?
chronicles the life and mysterious death of the
GM EV1, examining its cultural and economic ripple
effects and how they reverberated through the halls
of government and big business.
is sitting on a ticking time bomb. If the vast majority
of the world's scientists are right, we have just
ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could
send our entire planet into a tail-spin of epic
destruction involving extreme weather, floods, droughts,
epidemics and killer heat waves beyond anything
we have ever experienced. If that sounds like a
recipe for serious gloom and doom -- think again.
From director Davis Guggenheim comes the Sundance
Film Festival hit, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, which
offers a passionate and inspirational look at one
man's fervent crusade to halt global warming's deadly
progress in its tracks by exposing the myths and
misconceptions that surround it.
Four Corners Specials (Australia)
era of cheap oil may be over and a growing number
of analysts predict production is about to peak
before significantly falling behind demand. Jonathan
afraid of Nuclear Power?
aversion to nuclear power soundly based? Or are
there lessons to be learned from other countries'
Price Global Warming?
Heat waves and cyclones; droughts ravaging farmland;
rising seas swamping beach havens; forests drying
up and species dying out; the Barrier Reef and
Kakadu, icons of nature, doomed. This is Australia’s
future if nothing is done to tackle global warming,
scientists warn - though exactly what will happen,
and how soon, remain uncertain.
Corners presents an extended edition of our City
Limits program, first broadcast in October 2004.
Through video and interactive content, we explore
in greater depth the issues raised in the original
program concerning Australia's continuing urban
Wind & Fire
casts about for cleaner energy solutions, are
we neglecting renewable energy at our peril?
hottest years on record were all in the last 15
years, and arctic ice drilling shows that Co2 levels
in the atmosphere are the highest for 650,000 years,
yet some people still think this isn't happening.
It is, we all know it is, but yet not many of us
are doing anything about it. This is why I've made
this. It features Eric Prydz Vs Floyd "Proper
Education", the first part of the song with
David Gilmour's vocals represent the older generation
(or the US), that are turning a blind eye to the
problem, "we don't need no education"
or "its not happening its cyclical". The
second part of the song featuring the school children
singing (or the world outside beyond the US borders)
represents the new generation, that don't need educating,
its happening, are they are trying to do something
about it, f or their kids future.
Di Caprio's short film "Global Warming".
- Global Warming - It's NOT newly known
What car will you buy next? It’s a decision
most of us face every 5 years; only next time it’s
likely to be more than a simple choice of brand.
With petrol prices and global temperatures on the
rise, the burning question is – what’s
going to replace petrol? Hydrogen or hybrid? Biofuel
or battery? Or, the completely unexpected? In this
must watch edition of Catalyst, we travel to California
to see the revolutionary electric car that’s
faster than a Lamborghini. We check out the hydrogen
highway and visit the secret design department of
the world’s largest car company is getting
about in a completely clean and green car just around
This is the ultimate road trip – in search
of the world’s next car fuel.
Catalyst TV show : Story - Beyond Petrol