Climate Change And Crazy Weather
'Extreme Weather' Film Connects Nature's Fury to Climate Change; The filmmaker behind a new IMAX documentary shares how his team made such stunning imagery—and sometimes it was harrowing.
Brian Clark Howard, October 13, 2016 (National Geographic)
“…[World weather is changing because of climate change, according to the new IMAX documentary film Extreme Weather from National Geographic and veteran storm chaser and director Sean Casey. In powerful visual language, the film] makes the case that the weather is an interconnected system, where small changes in one place create changes elsewhere…[No single event] is isolated…[Melting ice and rising and warmer oceans leads to hurricanes with] the potential to do more harm…[Tree-killing drought] increases chances for fires…[and] soot from those fires covers ice, which leads to faster melting of snowpacks…[An armored boat took the filmmakers into what they called] the “kill zone,” where glaciers were calving…[and blasting out] ice hundreds of yards…[They were also] run over twice by a wildfire…” click here for more