Providing key context and framing for the important race to ‘drawdown’ greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, legendary author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken outlines Project Drawdown: a book, a digital platform, and open-source database. Through measuring the beneficial financial, social and environmental impact that ‘state-of-the-shelf’ solutions can deliver, Project Drawdown shows the world that if it’s […]
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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
How well do you know your neighbours? Suburban life is often isolating and rarely a true community experience. This is not the case in Hulbert Street. Shani Graham helped lead a sustainable-living revolution that ultimately resulted in strong neighbourly relationships, the fences pulled down and the establishment of a street festival. In this talk, she […]
What is the biggest problem facing the planet right now? Humanity’s population explosion. Sadhguru looks at the need to control our population growth to save ourselves and the planet. “If future generations have to live well, we have to conduct our lives consciously,” he reminds us. **************************************** Transcript: http://isha.sadhguru.org/blog/video/population-explosion/ Questioner: Sadhguru, I have heard you […]
A clever, thought-provoking and informative Greenpeace ad I found on their website… hope you like it! =)
Ahead of the U.N. climate change summit in Paris, France, more than 180 nations pledged to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but many climate justice groups say far more needs to be done to keep global warming in check. We speak with one of the world’s leading climate scientists who has come to the Paris […]
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 […]
Presented By The Sustainable Path Foundation Lester Brown is called the “guru of the environmental movement”, founder of the Earth Policy and Worldwatch institutes, author of over 50 books including his recent memoir ‘Breaking New Ground’.
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/
Talk by Naomi Klein author of “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate” given September 28, 2014 at Town Hall Seattle.
Latter part of the talk. Full speech can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK0rXRmC4DQ Text version: https://populationmatters.org/documents/rsa_attenborough.pdf
Journalist and historian in war studies Gwynne Dyer discusses his book “Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats,” presented by Harvard Book Store. Dyer explores the cultural and political ramifications of climate change, such as dwindling resources, population shifts, natural disasters, epidemics, crashing economies, and political extremism. More lectures at http://forum-network.org This […]
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. […]
Political sectors that do not support the concerns of global warming emphasize scientific uncertainty and insist there is no consensus about global warming. Scientific communities since 1995 have claimed the balance of evidence suggests a discernible human impact on global climate. Doubt mongering that was used in the tobacco industry is now used on environmental […]
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The Climate Mobilization: A Route to Reclaiming Democracy & Preventing Ecological Collapse Presented by Margaret Klein Salamon This is Session 2 from the 2015 Left Forum, held May 29 -31 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. The conference theme was “No Justice, No Peace: Confronting the Crises of Capitalism & […]
Writer & Philosopher Daniel Pinchbeck describes the imminent shift in consciousness that is transforming our world. Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of Breaking Open the Head (Broadway Books, 2002) and 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (Tarcher/Penguin. 2006). He is the Executive Director of Evolver.net, which produces Reality Sandwich, the Evolver Intensives, and The Evolver Network, […]
This movie deals with a serious problem for the future of the world . is there any hope?
A brief preview of our education work communicating (1) recent climate change impacts on humanity, and (2) a comparison of the cost of addressing climate change as defined in the Stern report compared to the costs we currently incur every year to continue using fossil fuels.