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China: In With the New

Earth: The Operators' Manual

In this video clip from Earth: The Operators' Manual, host Richard Alley discusses China's efforts to develop clean energy technologies and to reduce CO2 in the atmosphere, by building coal plants using CO2 sequestration technology. (scroll down page for video)

Video length 4:00 min.

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Teaching Tips

  • Because the video is short, it would serve best as a prompt to promote discussion.

About the Science

  • Video features China's efforts to develop clean energy technologies and carbon sequestration.
  • Comments from expert scientist: Figures are scientifically correct, but are out-of-date. There are no references.

About the Pedagogy

  • This is one of several short segments from Earth: The Operators' Manual.
  • Annotated script of video is available on the site.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Audio portion is closed-captioned.

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