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Too Hot Not to Handle (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  22 April 2006 (USA)
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A documentary on the effects of global warming in the United States.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Oppenheimer ...
Himself (as Michael Oppenheimer PhD)
Donald Kennedy ...
Himself (as Donald Kennedy PhD)
Stephen Schneider ...
Himself (as Stephen Schneider PhD)
Laurence S. Kalkstein ...
Himself (as Laurence S.Kalkstein PhD)
Richard Somerville ...
Himself (as Richard Somerville PhD)
Daniel Schrag ...
Himself (as Daniel Schrag PhD)
Jonathan Patz ...
Himself (as Jonathan Patz MD)
Tom Wigley ...
Himself (as Tom Wigley PhD)
Kevin Trenberth ...
Himself (as Kevin Trenberth)
Paul R. Epstein ...
Himself (as Paul R. Epstein MD)
Jonathan Foley ...
Himself (as Jonathan Foley PhD)
William Collins ...
Himself (as William Collins PhD)
Scott Pattee ...
Himself - USDA
Michael Scott ...
Himself (as Michael Scott PhD)
Steve George ...
Himself - George Fruit Farm


A documentary on the effects of global warming in the United States.

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Heat waves. Melting glaciers. Rising sea levels. Catastrophic storms. Migrating viruses. Population displacement. Over the past 100 years, the mass consumption of fossil fuels, especially in America, has contributed to a dangerous warming of the earth that has adversely impacted the way we live. The cautionary documentary TOO HOT NOT TO HANDLE offers a guide to the effects of global warming in the United States.





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24 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Over the past century, consumption of carbon dioxide-emitting fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) has risen to staggering levels, especially in the United States, where five percent of the world's population is responsible for 25 percent of the world'scarbon dioxide emissions. TOO HOT NOT TO HANDLE offers a wealth of chilling evidence that the greenhouse effect is intensifying and the Earth is warming faster than at any other time in human history.

Deadly heat waves in the U.S. have increased threefold since 1950 and today kill more people than hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning and blizzards combined.

The average temperature in Alaska has already risen five degrees, causing 99 percent of its glaciers to be melting, retreating and shrinking.

Too Hot to handle is a deeply compelling documentary on the effects of Global Warming.

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