Lectures153 Videos

The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

http://storyofbottledwater.org The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores […]

Story of Stuff (2007, OFFICIAL Version)

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between […]

A Message For All Of Humanity – Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin’s inspirational final speech in “The Great Dictator” One of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin in the movie “The Great Dictator”. If you like what you see please share the video any way you can and pass the message on, thanks! […]

How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft

18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability. After diving in Greece, and coming across more plastic bags than fish, he wondered; “why can’t we clean this up?” While still being on secondary school, he then decided to dedicate half a year of research to understand plastic pollution and […]

Leonardo DiCaprio (UN Messenger of Peace) at the opening of Climate Summit 2014

United Nations – Statement by Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, at the opening of the Climate Summit 2014. Climate Summit 2014: http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/

A rich life with less stuff | The Minimalists | TEDxWhitefish

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, better known to their 2 million readers as The Minimalists, are the authors of several bestselling books, including EVERYTHING THAT REMAINS. They spoke at TEDxWhitefish about minimalism, the value of community, and discovering what makes people rich. For more […]

The Story of Cosmetics (2010)

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 […]

The Story of Electronics (2010)

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 […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #1 “What Democracy?” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html * Many Subtitles Added ( click “cc” ) Series Premiere: Culture in Decline | Episode #1 “What Democracy?” by Peter Joseph *Help translate this video for subtitles: http://dotsub.com/view/c3f83502-ed0e-42fa-9337-c76e399d4616 Please Subscribe to this Channel for […]

How We Showed the Oceans Could Clean Themselves – Boyan Slat on The Ocean Cleanup

For more information, and to contribute, please visit http://www.theoceancleanup.com On June 3rd 2014, Boyan Slat gave the long-awaited sequel to his 2012 TEDx Talk, in New York City, USA. After researching for a year with a team of about 100 people, 19-year-old Boyan Slat finally spoke out, and presented the results.

Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subttitles: Croatian, Czech , Danish, English , Finnish , French, Greek, Hungarian , Italian , Polish , Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph Oct 1st […]

Xiuhtezcatl, Indigenous Climate Activist at the High-level event on Climate Change

United Nations – Remarks by Xiuhtezcatl, indigenous climate activist and Youth Director of Earth Guardians at the opening segment of the High-level event of the United Nations General Assembly on Climate Change (29 June 2015). Website: http://www.un.org/pga/290615_hle-climate-change/

Culture in Decline | Episode #3 “C.V.D.” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Culture in Decline | Episode #3 “C.V.D.” by Peter Joseph – Dec 1st 2012 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/954843de-335e-47db-89db-ad33395cce52 Culture In Decline Episode #3 covers a new disease epidemic rapidly spreading across the world: “Consumption-Vanity Disorder”. […]

If The World Were 100 People | GOOD Data

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… […]

The Best Speech about Humanity – Carl Sagan

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 […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #4 “War On Nature” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Culture in Decline | Episode #4 “War On Nature” by Peter Joseph – March 1st 2013 Subtitle Project: http://dotsub.com/view/6399b079-fbef-4d9d-84ed-c7dd3aee017d In this episode, Peter investigates the nature of War and human conflict; the White House […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” by Peter Joseph

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 […]

The High Price of Materialism

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 […]

The Story of Solutions

The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal. In the current ‘Game of More’, we’re told to cheer a growing economy — more roads, more malls, more Stuff! — even though our health indicators are worsening, income […]

Culture in Decline | Episode #6 “Tale of Two Worlds” by Peter Joseph

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 […]

The Story of Broke (2011)

http://bit.ly/storyofbroke — The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just […]