ETOM, Short for Earth: The Operators Manual
Sunday, April 22, 2012 is Earth Day. Why not view the latest PBS series called ETOM? Since every car, phone, appliance, etc. has a manual, NOW so does Mother Earth. PBS will re-run its original showing (look for your channel’s time) and will premiere two specials, POWERING THE PLANET and ENERGY QUEST USA.
“EARTH: The Operators’ Manual” (“ETOM” for short) is a rigorously researched, beautifully filmed and ultimately uplifting antidote to the widespread “doom and gloom” approach to climate change. The program opens with a thorough grounding in Earth’s climate history and an overview of the current dilemmas, but its main thrust is an upbeat assessment of our many viable sustainable energy options. (more…)