The Shock Doctrine is Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein’s companion piece to her popular 2007 book of the same name. In short, the shock doctrine is a theory for explaining the way that force, stealth and crisis are used in implementing neoliberal economic policies such as privatization, deregulation and cuts to social services. […]
David Attenborough – Richard Dawkins – Richard Leakey – Jane Goodall Debate on how we should tackle the issue of saving our own planet. For education and awareness purposes only.
“What futures are YOU living into being?” asks this short film, taken from an interview with Culture Designer/Evolutionary Joe Brewer. A conversation about the context of the time we are living in, combined with aerial cinematography from various locations in the USA and Iceland.
To help translate captions for this program, contact email@example.com. Eminent Arctic and Ocean Physicist, Dr. Peter Wadhams, and Dr. Maria Pia Casarini discuss if it’s ‘game over’ for the climate with host Stuart Scott, at COP-22 in Marrakesh. (c) 2016, Stuart Scott, All Rights Reserved
Know about world’s first carbon negative country, Bhutan in under two minutes.
Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time. In this illuminating talk, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares his country’s mission to put happiness before economic growth and set a world standard for environmental preservation. TEDTalks is […]
TEDGlobal 2009 Fellow Rachel Armstrong shows us a revolutionary approach to fight climate change — a way to make a building without emitting pollutants and instead captures and stores carbon dioxide See also http://livingarchitecturesystems.com/
December 14th, 2015 “Negative Emissions in a Multi-objective World: Harnessing Carbon Dioxide Removal Potentials Under Sustainability Concerns” Sabine Fuss Head of the Working Group on Resources and International Trade Mercator Research institute on Global Commons and Climate Change Berlin, Germany
Carbon Brief asked attendees at The International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions 2018, in Gothenburg, “What needs to happen for negative emissions to become a reality at scale?” Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Sweden for first international conference With contributions from (in order of appearance): Dr James Hansen, director of Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions […]
More than 150.000 women die in Africa each year in childbirth. Solar energy helps to improve health services on the African countryside, especially for expectant mothers and their newborns. It saves lives!
Mwende is in her last year of primary school. The establishment of a solar-based mini-grid in the village has made it possible for her to do homework in the evenings and has raised the quality of teaching.
In Sub-Saharan Africa 2 billion acres of farmland are weather-dependent. Small farmers who have adopted solar water pumps and dryppirrigation reduce the risk of crop failure, improve productivity and increase food security.
Access to electricity fosters entrepreneurship and increased economic activity. In this episode, you will meet men and women who has gotten their dream come through thanks to access to solar energy.
Solar energy does more than generating power. Solar energy change and improve lives. Sunshine Stories is a short documentary series on how solar energy is a liberating power highligting tales of rural Africa.