A gaggle of documentaries and films on Sea Level Rise and Climate Change for Your Viewing Pleasure

Here are a number of recent documentaries and films on sea level rise and climate change that are worth a look.

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  • The State of Sea Level Rise 2019:  An eye opening documentary - a must watch for decision makers, people living close to the Oceans, and everybody concerned with the future state of Earth. The most extensive Climate State video to date. Sources http://climatestate.com/2019/08/01/th…
  • Going Up: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco (2019): Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, along with all of the earth's oceans. The reason --- global warming. This rise in sea level will affect everyone who lives, works, or plays near the bay. QUEST asks how high will the Bay rise and when? And what steps can communities take to plan for it?
  • HIgh Tide in Dorchester County - Sea Level Rise in Maryland (2018) In Maryland's Dorchester County sea level rise has already profoundly altered the landscape, and how people go about their daily lives. The similarities of their landscape with the low lying "reclaimed" marshlands in South Dunedin and in Thames are striking. Watch this video and take a glimpse into how the future, and see how our communities will look in a few short years.
  • National Climate Assessment: Katherine Heyhoe:   The 4th National Climate Assessment (November 26, 2018)  Featuring Katharine Hayhoe, Director of Texas Tech Climate Science Center
  • Global Weirding YouTube series: Katherine Heyhoe: 
  • Climate change causes Islands to disappear | 60 Minutes Australia (2018) With the world heating up, drastic rises in sea level mean whole islands are literally disappearing. It’s an extraordinary sight, and proof positive we must do more, right now.
  • SCETV Documentary | Sea Change  (2018) Over the last 100 years, Atlantic Ocean sea level has increased by 12-18 inches -- a rate many scientists believe will accelerate throughout the 21st century, threatening inundation of many of our nation's most valuable, historic and culturally significant coastal assets.
  • The public lecture “Weathering Uncertainty: Understanding climate and change in the Caribbean” was delivered at the Caribbean Youth Science Forum by Dr. Roger Pulwarty on August 4th, 2015. Dr. Pulwarty is a Senior Advisor for Climate, and Director of the U.S. National Integrated Drought Information System, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Caribbean is one of the most at-risk regions of the world for severe weather events, climate variability and climate change. Preparedness for, and adaptation to, such events necessitates the implementation of both disaster risk reduction and long-term resilience strategies. Dr. Pulwarty will discuss research he and colleagues from the region are conducting to assess the changes, develop early warnings of emergent risks, and implement adaptive practices in the face of a changing climate.
  • South Florida's Rising Seas - Sea Level Rise Documentary (2014) Two SJMC faculty, Kate MacMillin and Juliet Pinto, explore the narrative of a South Florida community under threat from sea level rise in this half-hour documentary.