Synopsis by Alice Day
The effects of man's presence on the Earth has brought about changes that may not be easy to remedy. In Innovators: Winds of Change, environmental concerns are discussed by several scientists, including the man who first sounded a warning about chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs. When Veerabhadran Ramanathan first published his views, he was fresh out of graduate school, and his ideas were ridiculed by more experienced scientists. Disruptions in the Earth's carbon cycle, and the effects on plants and animals is also discussed.