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Season 1 Episode 5

A Global Warning?

Aired Unknown Nov 11, 2007 on The History Channel
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A Global Warning?
Increased temperatures, sea level rise and human suffering...what's causing the Earth to warm and what might happen if we can't reverse or slow the trend? Follow climate experts from around the world as they investigate the most dramatic climatic events in history in this no-holds-barred look at global warming and its consequences. It's a story of unimaginable extremes, mass extinctions and remarkable survival. Is it possible that the Arctic was once a tropical haven with crocodiles and waters warm enough to swim in? And will Antarctic ice shelves keep collapsing? Watch as scientists race to understand the weather of our past in the hopes of preventing climate catastrophe in the future. Shot from breathtaking locations and packed with dynamic special effects and thrilling expert accounts, A Global Warning? is a can't-miss for anyone with a vested interest in the future health of planet Earth.moreless

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