This video is to promote general awareness of the science of climate change. It features David Roberts of Grist, and short clips from around the web. Edited by @ryanlcooper. Find more of my stuff at http://www.ryanlouiscooper.com. Find David at http://grist.org/author/david-roberts/ and @drgrist, and documentation on the talk at http://grist.org/climate-change/climate-change-is-simple-we-do-something-or-were-screwed/. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of […]
The Story of Electronics, releasing Tuesday, NOVEMBER 9, employs the Story of Stuff style to explore the high-tech revolution’s collateral damage—25 million tons of e-waste and counting, poisoned workers and a public left holding the bill. Host Annie Leonard takes viewers from the mines and factories where our gadgets begin to the horrific backyard recycling […]
The main point that I want to make concerns the threat of irreparable harm, which I feel we have not communicated well enough to people who most need to know, the public and policymakers. I’m not sure how we can do that better, but I comment on it at the end of this transcript. In […]
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Elizabeth Wolkovich: “Climate Change and the Phenology of Wine Grapes”
Running time: 5:58 There are many varieties of grapes, finely tuned to geographic regions and climate. As climate change continues, traditional growing regions will have to shift to more heat-tolerant varieties, and at the same time, other varieties will become economically viable in new wine regions.
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Forest Reinhardt: “The Case Against Hidden Subsidies for Greenhouse Gas Emissions”
In economic terms, fossil fuel emissions uncover a type of “scarcity”: the physical limit of our biosphere’s ability to absorb waste gases. In the past, successful policies have created new markets to fairly allocate many kinds of limited resources. Applying the same principles to climate change would replace the current hidden subsidies for carbon fuels […]
UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Culture in Decline | Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” by Peter Joseph – May 1st 2013 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/0837813d-5220-442d-82ef-d1a2351dd57e In this installment of Peter Joseph’s public access parody,the subject of Security and True Safety will be investigated. The evil terrorists are revealed […]
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 […]
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/
Running time: 4:47 A humanities professor makes the case that climate change is the greatest challenge facing our species–and gives examples of how a sympathetic, expansive imagination is key to tackling this problem.
To help translate captions for this program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
How much land mass would renewables need to power a nation like the UK? An entire country’s worth. In this pragmatic talk, David MacKay tours the basic mathematics that show worrying limitations on our sustainable energy options and explains why we should pursue them anyway. (Filmed at TEDxWarwick.) Lesson by David MacKay.
Dale Jamieson is Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, Affiliated Professor of Law, and Director of the Animal Studies Initiative. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College, London, and Adjunct Professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. During the academic year 2013-14 he […]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. You don’t care about climate change right? Because it’s a bunch words of things that don’t affect your daily life. Think again. In this provocative talk, Saddington gives us a new lens on climate change. It’s a game changer. Influencing […]
Carl Sagan gives the best speech ever about humanity and how foolish we behave. Pale Blue Dot is one of the most important and reflective speeches about the human condition and our place in the Universe. The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from […]
In her presentation, Bea shares her tribulations and secrets to achieving Zero Waste. She covers the importance of applying her 5R’s in order (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot) and shatters misconceptions, proving that the Zero Waste lifestyle can not only be “stylish”, but also lead to significant health benefits, and time and money savings. She […]
Gunter Pauli was born in 1956. He is a graduate Economics and obtained his MBA from INSEAD. He also has an honorary master in Systemic Design honorary doctorate in economics. He has been active as an entrepreneur, lecturer and commentator in culture, science, politics, sustainability innovation and the environment. He built the first ecological factory […]
http://storyofcosmetics.org The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced with Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health […]
If the population of the world was only 100 people, what would society look like? Produced and Written by Gabriel Reilich ; Animation by Jake Infusino http://jakemotion.com Data Sources: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ & http://www.100people.org/ & Gender: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicati… Geography: http://www.census.gov/popclock/ + Africa: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Asia: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… America: (North and South) http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Europe: http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Oceania (not included): http://worldpopulationreview.com/cont… Age: https://www.cia.gov/library/publicati… […]
Recorded live at The OffshoreAlert Conference on May 3, 2016. Donald Trump is leading a political revolution in the United States. This session will involve a psychoanalysis of Trump and his supporters, an explanation of his popularity, and what it says about the USA. SPEAKERS JOSEPH BURGO Psychotherapist & Author (Colorado) PowerPoint: http://www.offshorealert.com/uploadedFiles/Events/OffshoreAlert_Conferences/2016/miami/The%20Donald%20Trump%20Phenomenon-%20A%20Psychological%20Analysis.pdf
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Andrew Richardson: “PhenoCam: A Continental-Scale Phenological Record”
A network of over 300 robotic cameras across North America is capturing detailed images of land ecosystems every half hour. Images are analyzed to capture the timings of leaf out in the spring and senescence in the fall, and in the process, better account for carbon flux into and out of ecosystems. Running time: 5:28
Culture in Decline | Episode #6 “Tale of Two Worlds” by Peter Joseph UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/3e46a7ef-5ca7-4880-ac98-31ae10c06a33 In this final episode of the season, Dr. Peter Joseph shows off his fresh new Time Machine, guiding the […]