Environmentalist Lester Brown discusses his book “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse,” at Cambridge Forum. He explores both challenges and potential policy solutions. More lectures at http://forum-network.org This talk took place on February 9, 2011.
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http://www.ted.com As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson delivers a piercing challenge to established economic principles, explaining how we might stop feeding the crises and start investing in our future. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading […]
Charles Eisenstein is the author of The Ascent of Humanity and Sacred Economics as well as numerous articles in print and online. A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and teaches worldwide on themes of transition, community, money, consciousness, and the evolution of culture. Charles has also been featured on the viral video by […]
More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that “the good life” is “the goods life,” they not only use up Earth’s limited resources, but they are less happy and less […]
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Academy Award-winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations, who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today and in the future to prevent the demise of climate change.
Environmentalist and activist David Suzuki gave a lecture titled “Time is Running Out: Ecology or Economics?” at noon on May 6, 2013 at Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, as part of Western’s annual Japan Week Celebration. The event was co-sponsored by Japan Week and Western’s Office of Sustainability. Suzuki is best known […]
A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. http://www.occupylove.org “Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness […]
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 […]
2013 According to UN and EU and most other big organizations nuclear power is a must in the future. This video tells you why.
This 10 minute video presents highlights of an interview with Dr. Paul Raskin about his views on the pathways necessary to achieve a sustainable planetary civilization in the near-term future. Dr. Raskin posits that a global citizens movement and a Copernican shift in how humans perceive their relationship to earth are both necessary. Dr. Raskin […]
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The Age of Stupid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, Brassed Off) as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking back at old footage from our time and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance? Launched at a Guinness World […]
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At 74, and coming the end of his scientific and broadcasting career, David Suzuki mused on the notion: “If I had one last lecture to give, what would I say?” The result is a very special talk full of humour, warmth, insight and passion. At a packed house at the Perth Convention Centre, Suzuki voiced […]
This 10′ video presents highlights of an interview with Dr. Robert Costanza about his views on getting to a desirable and sustainable future for humanity while respecting biophysical constraints of the planet. Explores achieving a positive shared vision for a high quality of life in a “full world” that privileges human happiness over economic growth. […]
Guardian columnist George Monbiot is one of the foremost progressive political thinkers in Britain today, one who has long put a spotlight on environmental issues, particularly those ignored by the mainstream press. He joins us The Elephant to talk about how the climate change crisis isn’t just an isolated problem, but one that is intimately […]
Part of the process of re-imaging Christchurch is taking a look at our place in the world, and in particular the rapid cultural shifts we’ve seen in the short existence of the city that urbanisation and the shift in economics have driven. One presenter who can help inform us about these issues is Helena Norberg-Hodge. […]
Date: Thursday 4 February 2016 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speaker: Professor Kevin Anderson Chair: Professor Tim Dyson Despite high-level statements to the contrary, there is little to no chance of maintaining the global mean surface temperature increase at or below 2 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the impacts associated with 2°C have been revised […]
Legendary American marine biologist, Sylvia Earle speaks with environmental journalist and educator Simran Sethi about the environmental crises looming ahead – from the bottom of the oceans to the topsoil – & how to inspire people to get stuff done.