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Source:  New Scientist

Global warming will enjoy a rare moment in the UK spotlight when the BBC airs a one-hour film on the subject on April 18.

“Right now, we’re facing our gravest threat in thousands of years: climate change,” says narrator David Attenborough at the start of “Climate Change – The Facts.”

The involvement of the influential Attenborough on BBC One, the corporation’s biggest channel, in a prime 9:00 pm slot has raised expectations that the film could significantly shift attitudes and spur action.

It could perhaps do for climate change what 2017’s “Blue Planet II” did for plastics.

“Climate Change – The Facts” is an excellent primer on climate change, sprinting through the basics of the science, why we have failed to cut carbon emissions, and how we might reduce future warming.

The film features a who’s who from climate academia, including Michael Mann, James Hansen, and Naomi Oreskes from the U.S. to Peter Stott, Mark Maslin, and Catherine Mitchell from the UK.

Read the story at New Scientist.

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