In the XX century, the climate was hotter than it has been for a thousand years. The year 2000 beat all known records. According to the experts, this rise in temperature indicates that global warming is taking place. What is the meaning of this term, which is now used on a daily basis by the media and members of the public?
The Earth Matters magazine, weekly magazine of the Indian television Doordarshan, investigates this particularly worrying phenomenon. If it continues, India’s long coastline and islands will be even more vulnerable to cyclones and population exodus will be inevitable, increasing the existing problems of over-population and access to resources.
This programme is a call for collective awareness to protect the planet.
Prix Magazine at XVIII Image et Science festival, Paris, 2001