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Videos: Chapter Fifteen

July 21, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter fifteen, which deals with ecological disaster and the prospects for meeting this collective challenge.

The theory of collective or public goods.

Garrett Hardin and the tragedy of the commons.

Professor Robert O. Keohane describes the reasons for the failure to achieve agreement on establishing an international regime concerning global warming.

Seven billion people.

Global population and fertility trends.

Overpopulation in the developing world.

Megacity: Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Russia’s declining population.

The “graying” of Europe.

China’s population policy.

Gendercide in India.

Tropical deforestation.

Al Gore on climate change.

Some consequences of climate change.

The British public’s views on climate change.

Climate change and agriculture.

Professor Walden Bello on globalization and global warming.

Air pollution in China.

Heavy metal poisoning in China.

China’s pollution reaches the United States.

The Exxon Valdez oil spill.

The BP oil spill and the Gulf of Mexico.

Three Mile Island (1979).

Nuclear meltdown.

Greenpeace video on Chernobyl

Fukushima’s nuclear emergency

The Fukushima nuclear crisis, six months later.

Global food security.

The disappearing Aral Sea: Reversing disaster?

Water shortage in Bangladesh.


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