The Resource Scientific spin doctors, University of Notre Dame, (evideo)

Scientific spin doctors, University of Notre Dame, (evideo)

Label
Scientific spin doctors
Title
Scientific spin doctors
Statement of responsibility
University of Notre Dame
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, people have counted on science to provide them with objective answers to questions about the world of nature. But on pressing environmental issues such as global warming and ozone depletion, some special interest groups are striving to bend science to their agendas. Spinning data into webs of rhetoric, such groups run the risk of creating more confusion than clarity, fostering a paralysis of public opinion and environmental policy. This program, featuring environmentalist Dr. Calvin DeWitt of the University of Wisconsin, considers the consequences of exploiting science to shape public policy
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
10 to 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • University of Notre Dame
Runtime
29
Series statement
The Environment: When Politics and Industry Intersect
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatology
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Environmental protection
Technique
live action
Label
Scientific spin doctors, University of Notre Dame, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=10914
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 26, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Global Warming: Why Is the Earth Warming? (2:52) -- Global Warming: View from the Right (4:34) -- Global Warming: View from the Left (2:42) -- Global Warming: The Consensus (2:53) -- Global Warming: Environmental Hysteria (3:36) -- Global Warming: Exploiting Science to Shape Public Policy (3:23) -- Global Warming: Addressing the Problem (5:30)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 10912s
  • 10914
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100010914
  • 100010914
  • (OCoLC)707969760
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Scientific spin doctors, University of Notre Dame, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=10914
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 26, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Global Warming: Why Is the Earth Warming? (2:52) -- Global Warming: View from the Right (4:34) -- Global Warming: View from the Left (2:42) -- Global Warming: The Consensus (2:53) -- Global Warming: Environmental Hysteria (3:36) -- Global Warming: Exploiting Science to Shape Public Policy (3:23) -- Global Warming: Addressing the Problem (5:30)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (29 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 10912s
  • 10914
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100010914
  • 100010914
  • (OCoLC)707969760
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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