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6003AFTER THE WARMING, PART 2: SECRET OF THE DEEPAFTER THE WARMING, PART TWO: SECRET OF THE DEEP1990color55 minvhs James Burke traces various ways that man could respond to the growing environmental crises. Shows the consequences of increases in air temperature, deforestation, rainfall, and shifts in weather patterns. The impact of global warming on food supply is explored. Various scenarios show the results of international initiatives under consideration that attempt to lessen the consequences. Explores strategies already the subject of international debate: a Law of the Atmosphere, carbon-emissions tax incentives and a global "carbon budget" between advanced and developing nations.