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Game Over for the Climate?

Eminent Arctic and Ocean Physics scientist, Dr. Peter Wadhams, and Dr. Maria Pia Casarini discuss the possibility that it’s ‘game over’ for the climate. Hosted by Stuart Scott, at COP22 Marrakesh. Please watch and share.

High School Environmentalists Persuade Republican Congressman

Members of Traverse City Central High School’s SEA (Students for Environmental Advocacy) Club traveled to DC to attend the Citizens’ Climate Lobby national conference and to meet with their Representative, Congressman Jack Bergman on the issue of climate change. Citizens’ Climate Lobby: Homepage House Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus: Climate Solutions Caucus Press Release: https://curbelo.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=1694

Forget Shorter Showers

Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons; or that dancing around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights Act […]

James Hansen & Granddaughter Sophie at COP-23: Young People’s Burden

Dr. James Hansen and his granddaughter, Sophie Kivlehan, confront the world leaders with the truth of the burden being placed on young people. (RCP is defined here https://youtu.be/4dSe1vCHUto?t=7m0s) You will find this Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany, to be most pertinent and pointed.

James Hansen and Daniel Galpern: Making the Carbon Majors Pay for Climate Action

Dr. James Hansen and his legal advisor, Daniel Galpern, Esq., discuss making the fossil fuel companies, the ‘Carbon Majors’, pay for the damage they have done to society, not only in terms of climate change and all of its impacts, but also health impacts. This Climate Matters show, videotaped at COP-23 in Bonn, Germany, furthers […]

James Hansen & Michael Shellenberger: Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough?

Climate Matters – In this show from COP-23, James Hansen and Michael Shellenberger present a compelling case for re-evaluating the role that a modern generation of nuclear power must play in the world’s energy mix if we are to avert a climate catastrophe of immense proportions. Be prepared to have some of your own personal […]

James Hansen – Scientific Reticence: A Threat to Humanity and Nature

James Hansen, Pam Peterson, and Philip Duffy join us to discuss how the hesitancy among scientists to express the gravity of our situation is a major block to our understanding and response to climate change, The reticence results from a combination of factors: political pressure, institutional conservatism, the desire to avoid controversy, aspiring to objectivity, […]

TED – Bhutan’s Gross Domestic Happiness and environmental initiatives

In this powerful and illuminating talk, Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan, shares his country’s mission to put GDH before GDP (Gross Domestic Happiness before economic growth), and set a world standard for environmental preservation, including a pledge to remain carbon neutral for all time. How many other small jurisdictions could use their model?

Secrets from the happiest place: Ben Henretig at TEDxStanford

Ben Henretig is the co-founder and creative director of the film production company Micro-Documentaries. Henretig has personally directed and filmed hundreds of short films for world-changing organizations, including the Clinton Global Initiative, TED and (RED), founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver. In 2011, Henretig joined a team of four adventure athletes on an unprecedented quest […]

TEDxHalifax – Silver Donald Cameron – Bhutan: The Pursuit of Gross National Happiness

Silver Donald Cameron is the host and executive producer of the ambitious environmental web site TheGreenInterview.com. He is also the author of numerous plays, films, radio and TV scripts, an extensive body of corporate and governmental writing, innumerable magazine articles, and 17 books. His most recent books are Sailing Away from Winter (2007) and A […]

What Matters in Bhutan: Siok Sian Pek-Dorji at TEDxThimphu

Siok Sian Pek-Dorji is a firm believer that Bhutan must continue to tell its own stories to hold and preserve its rich culture and identity through its stories. She has been telling those stories through her documentaries and articles in her career as a journalist. She has also written on Bhutan’s vision of Gross National […]

1000 GESTALTEN / G 20 Hamburg Summit

1000 ghostly figures march the streets of hamburg in protest for the G20 summit on july 5th 2017, 1000 figures covered in clay appeared on the streets of hamburg, germany – silently protesting on the occasion of the current G20 summit. through a two-hour long performance organized by the local collective 1000 GESTALTEN, the group sent […]

A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead

Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted Halstead proposes a transformative solution based on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government. Learn more about how this carbon dividends plan could trigger an international domino effect towards a […]

Charles Eisenstein and Polly Higgins: A Conversation

Charles Eisenstein and Polly Higgins: A Conversation Månefisken, Oslo, Norway, November 2013 HOME http://charleseisenstein.net http://ressursbasert.no HOME We are really excited to help sharing the words of these two great minds and wonderful people. Higgins and Eisenstein will be presenting their work and ideas in a conversational way. The audience is welcome to ask questions. (norsk […]

Women´s March Mini

The first video (Women’s March Mini) features selected sections from the longer Women’s March documentary (Sustain the Flame) made from more than 30 interviews conducted that day. This mini provides a short monologue on why I felt compelled to gather voices as well as two interviews from that are particularly poignant to issues we continue […]

March for Science — Climate Change is Single Most Critical Issue

The second video (Science March – Climate Change is the Single Most Important Issue) features an interview from the March for Science of Joe Higgins who works as a naturalist at Cleveland MetroParks in Ohio. He talks about what he considers to be the single most important issue facing us as a species today—Climate Change. […]

Science March – Rising Seas

The third video (Science March – Rising Seas) is also from the March for Science and features 4 people attending the march. Each of the people interviewed voiced their concern of climate change and climate denial. These interviews also discuss how to speak to people who deny climate change and ways to bridge the divide […]

Chris Hedges Delivers the Ultimate Trump Takedown

Truthdig columnist and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges addresses fascism and the rise of the Trump war machine in the keynote speech at the “After Trump and Pussy Hats” event in Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 3, 2017. Introductions by Cecilia Point of the Musqueam First Nation and Lee Lakeman of Vancouver Rape and Women’s Relief […]

The Donald Trump Phenomenon: A Psychological Analysis

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

The Secret of Donald Trump’s Past Exposed By Chris Hedges and David Cay Johnston

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The Donald Trump Phenomenon: A Psychological Analysis

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