UNESCO Climate Change Videos

COP18: We should be paying more attention to our oceans

Source: Climate Change TV

Wendy Watson-Wright, Executive Secretary, UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission talks about the importance of the oceans to the planet.She talks about the role oceans play in controlling the climate and says it is the interaction between the atmosphere and the ocean that gives us our weather and climate. She uses the example of Hurricane Sandy and says that we should be paying a lot more attention to the seas.

Duration: 00:08:56
Published in: 2012

UNESCO Director-General video message for the Opening Ceremony of the WMO Congress Extraordinary Session 2012

Source: WMO Multimedia Gallery

Video message of the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, for the Opening Ceremony of the World Meteorological Congress Extraordinary Session 2012, on UNESCO's contribution to the Global Framework for Climate Services.

Duration: 00:03:50
Published in: 2012

Learning to Address Climate Change


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

A video showing why climate change education is important to shape sustainable development and how it works in practice.
It shows how education can help us understand the causes of climate change. It also gives examples of how teachers and students can get active and address the challenges of climate change.

Duration: 00:04:23
Published in: 2012

The importance of ocean measurement

Source: Climate Change TV

Wendy Watson Wright, Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and Assistant Director General, UNESCO explains the importance of ocean measurement.

Duration: 00:05:21
Published in: 2011

Exhibition "Satellites and World Heritage Sites, Partners to Understand Climate Change"

Source: Climate Change TV

The UNESCO exhibition ‘Satellites and World Heritage Sites, Partners to Understand Climate Change’ was created to highlight the specific climate change challenges facing World Heritage sites. The series of 25 panels use satellite images to show the threats facing these unique places, including shrinking glaciers, coral bleaching, disappearing permafrost, desertification and floods.

Duration: 00:04:05
Published in: 2012

Swimming Clouds


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

This short video is part of the DVD "CUC and Gobelins Summer Academy 2011. The world's financial and climate crises have a common cause: living beyond our means. Today we are running up huge ecological debts, just as we are accumulating financial debts. Neither is sustainable.
The "Summer Academy" is a join effort by the UNESCO Climate Change Initiative, the Communication University of China (CUC) and l'Ecole de l'image Goblins.

Duration: 00:00:58
Author/Réalisateur: François Barreau / Violaine Briat / Clément Girard / Pierre Zenzius
Published in: 2011

Animal Babel


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

This short video is part of the DVD "CUC and Gobelins Summer Academy 2011. The world's financial and climate crises have a common cause: living beyond our means. Today we are running up huge ecological debts, just as we are accumulating financial debts. Neither is sustainable.
The "Summer Academy" is a join effort by the UNESCO Climate Change Initiative, the Communication University of China (CUC) and l'Ecole de l'image Goblins.

Duration: 00:01:02
Author/Réalisateur: Fiona Li / Wei Ma / Tiny Qi / Rukia Hou / Fangxin Tian
Published in: 2011

 

Ice memories


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

This short video is part of the DVD "CUC and Gobelins Summer Academy 2011. The world's financial and climate crises have a common cause: living beyond our means. Today we are running up huge ecological debts, just as we are accumulating financial debts. Neither is sustainable.
The "Summer Academy" is a join effort by the UNESCO Climate Change Initiative, the Communication University of China (CUC) and l'Ecole de l'image Goblins.

Duration: 00:01:32
Author/Réalisateur: Kane Wong / Axcel Xie / Ascher Be / Duan Wenkai / Ma Weijia
Published in: 2010

Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO at COP15

Source: Climate Change TV

Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, discusses at the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change the scientific, cultural, ethical and educational aspects of the climate change negotiations and related UNESCO initiatives.

Duration: 00:08:20
Published in: 2009

The Climate Game and the World's Poor


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

The world's poor have most at stake. They already suffer from the impacts of climate change, which are mainly caused by rich. Yet, the views and voices of the poor are often sidelined at global summits dominated by the big and the rich players.
The two documentaries 'The Climate Game and the World's Poor' look at climate change from the perspective of the poor and the developing countries.

Duration: 00:25:47
Author/Réalisateur: Anders Dencker Christensen
Published in: 2009

Patrimonito in Australia: Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef

Patrimonito in Australia : Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef


Source: UNESCO Multimedia Archives

This animation depicts the history and values of the Great Barrier Reef, the threads and challenges it faces due to climate change and it gives solutions to preserve it.

Duration: 00:04:32
Author/Réalisateur: Patrick Béraud
Published in: 2009

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