A whirlwind week in Singapore chasing up amazing biophilic stories with CUSP Institute Prof Peter Newman and Uni of Virginia Prof Tim Beatley. Link to academic paper: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/07293682.2013.790832#.U1koJeaSzxU
Pope Francis has called on people of all faiths to come together to take action on climate change and protect “our common home.” Will you join him? www.nextgenclimate.org/stand-with-pope-francis
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 […]
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 […]
In May 2011, a hatch of unprecedented legal actions took place across the United States – youth from around the country were taking their governments to court for failure to protect their atmosphere for future generations. The basis of their legal actions was the Public Trust Doctrine. “A Climate of TRUST” is a story about […]
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 […]
“Our hearts know that a more beautiful world is possible; but our minds do not know how it’s possible”. In this intelligent and inspiring talk, writer and visionary Charles Eisenstein explores how we can make the transition from the old story of separation, competition and self-interest to a new Story of the People. Charles Eisenstein […]
***Fed Up with Mega-Corporation Controlling Our Lives??? Fight Back: See the Video that Helps You Overpower Fossil Fuel Elites. If you agree, share it everywhere on all your Groups and Platforms… The APW Video was hacked by Fossil Fuel Trolls and Bots with Russian Email Addresses. For more information about the Cyber Attack go to: AParallelWorld.com/news. […]
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.
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 […]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dan Miller shares his passion and empathy for saving our planet. While focusing on a simple solution to help fix climate change, he alerts us on our responsibilities as engaged citizens to be involved and take urgent actions towards the […]
From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of resources and landfill space, Ashton Cofer and his science fair teammates developed a heating treatment to break down used Styrofoam into something useful. Check […]
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 […]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. TEDxJaffa partnered with The British Council [http://www.britishcouncil.org.il/en], which connects people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. BIRAX [http://www.britishcouncil.org.il/en/programmes/science/birax] (the Britain Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership) is a £10 million initiative of the British Council and British […]
Know about world’s first carbon negative country, Bhutan in under two minutes.
Art and activism, unlikely friends? Listen to Zena tell us about how she brought the two together. Is she an artist or is she an activist? Why does Zena do things differently? What compels her to risk her life and preach about love. She speaks to us about her take on art and how, through […]
The first and last rule of capitalism is this: Make More Capital. And it’s killing us. But we can build better systems. There are plenty of options. We can change the rules.
In this animation, Jeroen Timmers shortly portrays the challenges we face in our 21st Century Society and explains the philosophy behind Giving is All we Have. NEW Subtitles available: Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Russian, Ukranian, Norwegian, Greek and yes, even Chinese! More to follow. Illustration & Animation: Raquel Ramirez, www.raquelramirez.es Audio & Sound Effects: Leo […]
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 […]