Al Gore: The Case for Optimism on Climate Change (TED 2016)

https://climaterealityproject.org/joinreality In his latest TED talk, Al Gore, founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, poses three questions that will determine the future of our planet – and why there’s good reason to be optimistic. Under the rubric “Ideas worth spreading,” each year, the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) conference brings together a collection […]

Shifting the Psychology of Climate Change Denial

* Re-recorded to fix an audio problem * Why do so many people refuse even to face the possibility of global warming in spite of all the evidence, not only from scientific investigation but from rising temperatures, superstorms, and the altered behavior of plants and animals? This video discusses the psychology involved and makes suggestions […]

Al Bartlett – Democracy Cannot Survive Overpopulation

Follow Al Bartlett Week on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/218733728292532/ or at the GrowthBusters blog, http://www.growthbusters.org/blog/. This clip is from an interview conducted in 2005 for the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. We’re sharing much more of the interview than the film could include, to honor the celebrated physics professor, who passed away on 7 September, 2013. […]

Dr. James Hansen: 4 Reasons Why the Paris Agreement Won’t Solve Climate Change

Dr. James Hansen and his oldest grandchild Sophie Kivlehan discuss the Young People’s Burden, which outlines how—if national governments neglect to take aggressive climate action today—today’s young people will inherit a climate system so altered it will require prohibitively expensive—and possibly infeasible—extraction of CO2 from the atmosphere. For more information, visit: http://csas.ei.columbia.edu/2016/10/04/young-peoples-burden/

Desmond Tutu: Did You Know This?

Desmond Tutu shares a simple and important message for us all – in less than 20 seconds. Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. This is a tiny clip from Pangea Day. Watch the first […]

Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change

Elon Musk breaks down climate change for students at The Sorbonne in Paris right before the historic COP21 Climate Change Conference in which 170+ nations signed to reduce carbon emissions below 2C, and preferably under 1.5C. This is one of the best basic explanations on climate change ever given in a short amount of time. […]

John F. Kennedy’s greatest Speech on Peace

One of my favorite JFK’s speeches (American Univeristy speech): “What kind of peace do I mean and what kind of a peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I am talking about genuine […]

Disruptive Oil Futures

What if oil companies’ biggest threat came not from dropping prices, but from disappearing demand? In this talk, originally delivered at the Oslo Energy Forum on 17 February 2015, Amory Lovins explains the different trends facing oil and gas industry executives.

Desmond Tutu: Did You Know This?

Desmond Tutu shares a simple and important message for us all – in less than 20 seconds. Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. This is a tiny clip from Pangea Day. Watch the first […]

Is Donald Trump Mentally Stable? » A Psychologist’s Perspective | Unite for America

Attention U.S. Electors: Experts within the psychological and psychiatric community are expressing overwhelming concern that Donald Trump is too unstable and impulsive to have access to U.S. nuclear codes. #SendItToTheHouse: By abstaining or voting for any other candidate, you can force the vote to the Republican-led House of Representatives. Members of the House are required […]