Climate Change Future
Understand the causes and implications of climate change.
The Urgent Need for Justice Reform in America
Learn about the justice system— inside and out.
A Freedom Rider Remembers
Experience the Civil Rights Movement through a first-hand account.
The Life and Work of Andrew Wyeth
Find out what it’s like to grow up in the “first family of American art.”
The Lasting Impact of Child Maltreatment
How does chlildhood abuse impact life as an adult?
Linda Patterson Miller
Writers of the Lost Generation
How did the relationships of America’s great writers affect their work?
The Sex-Wise Parent
The way you talk with your children about sex could save them from serious harm.
The “T” Community
Gain a better understanding of what it means to be a transgender person.
America’s Role in the World
Learn about the relationship between foreign policy and nuclear weapons.
Discover what’s being done to stop the spread of infectious diseases.
- 13 Indigenous Grandmothers
- Activism/Civil Rights Movement
- American Indian Identity
- Art & Design, Publishing
- Art, Caregiving
- Art, Filmmaking
- Black Middle Class
- Child Abuse
- Chinese Culture
- Climate Change
3:56Walk the Walk
4:43Get Rich Save the Planet
5:46Two Miles of Information
0:39Government Action Web Exclusive
2:01Advice for President Obama Web Exclusive
0:29Going Green Web Exclusive
1:00Unsolved Problem Web Exclusive
0:48Geoscience Strengths Web Exclusive
0:48Emissions and Economy Web Exclusive
2:07Music Video: Beach Erosion Web Exclusive
3:54Music Video: Biodiversity Web Exclusive
4:18Music Video: Watch the Line Web Exclusive
3:07Music Video: Scarce Resources Web Exclusive
3:31Preview: Climate Change Future
Does “going green” make a difference?
With the many problems facing the U.S. government, how high a priority should environmental issues be?
ABOUT THE EPISODE
Richard Alley discusses the latest climate change developments and what we can do to make a difference.
For a captioned version of this interview, go to YouTube.
More About Climate Change
ABOUT THE GUEST
Richard Alley is Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences and EMS Environment Institute at Penn State. He is one of several Penn State earth scientists who contributes to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which shared the 2007 Nobel Prize with Al Gore.
Alley’s teaching philosophy focuses on helping students to discover the motivation, tools, and background knowledge to contribute to society as lifelong learners.
Alley has authored numerous publications including The Two-Mile Time Machine, which received the 2001 Phi Beta Kappa Science Award. His current research focuses on glaciology, ice sheet stability, and paleoclimates from ice cores.
Alley is the host of the new PBS series “Earth: The Operators’ Manual”
More About Ice Core Research
PENN STATE CONNECTION
WHERE TO WATCH
Big Ten Network
Wednesday, August 19 at 9am, 3pm
Thursday, August 20 at 3am
Wednesday, September 30 at 9am, 3pm
Thursday, October 1 at 3am
Thursday, August 20 at 9pm
ABOUT THE HOST
Veteran interviewer Patty Satalia hosts in-depth conversations with a broad range of remarkable people.