NPR: A Hunk of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

January 31, 2014

What happens next is astonishing: An enormous frozen, icy hunk of our planet suddenly opens, splits into bits and then sinks right before our eyes into the sea. It happens so, so quickly. And the scale of it? That’s the part that shocked me. When they superimpose part of Manhattan Island onto the ice at the end of the clip, you think, “Uh oh.” This is a peek into something monstrous.

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Globe Gazette : MacNider film series chills out with ‘Chasing Ice’

January 20, 2014

As the debate polarizes America and the intensity of natural disasters ramp up around the world, “Chasing Ice” depicts a photojournalist on a mission to gather evidence and deliver hope to our carbon-powered planet.

“Chasing Ice” (2012) is rated PG-13 (brief strong language) and is 75 minutes long. It is sponsored by Dr. Gary Swenson and Dean Genth.

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Harvard Gazette : ‘Chasing Ice,’ and searching for solutions

September, 2013

The impact on the audience watching the process was palpable. Gasps echoed through the Science Center lecture hall during Wednesday’s showing of “Chasing Ice.”

The screening, which was made possible by the National Geographic Channel and sponsored by the Harvard Center for the EnvironmentHarvard Museums of Science and Cultureand the Office for Sustainability, was followed by a conversation with Harvard climate scientists James AndersonPeter Huybers, and Daniel Schrag.

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NBC: Never-before-seen changes in Iceberg Alley

August 20, 2013

A draft of the UN’s upcoming climate report states what scientists have been warning about for several years: that the main cause of long-term global warming is carbon dioxide emissions. For several years Greenland’s native Inuits have witnessed the effects of climate change near the North Pole. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.

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