Famed climate change scientist, James Hansen shares his viewpoint on nuclear energy Take a look at the first video from our series of outtakes from Pandora’s Promise. This fascinating interview conducted by Robert Stone is with Jim Hansen, the former head of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York. Foreign Policy named Jim […]
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 […]
Watch human population grow from 1 CE to present and see projected growth in under six minutes. One dot = 1 million people. © Population Connection, 2015.
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 […]
Klein has been exploring the interface between environmental degradation and capitalism since her first book, No Logo, appeared in 1999. Her provocative new book, This Changes Everything, argues that carbon is not the ultimate cause of climate change; the real enemy is capitalism. She provides a far-reaching explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us […]
Guardian columnist George Monbiot is one of the foremost progressive political thinkers in Britain today, one who has long put a spotlight on environmental issues, particularly those ignored by the mainstream press. He joins us The Elephant to talk about how the climate change crisis isn’t just an isolated problem, but one that is intimately […]
Actually recorded in December, 2015. I caught up with James Hansen, former Chief Atmospheric Scientist for NASA, known as the Father of Global Warming – at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco.
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 […]
In 2015 the bees are still dying in masses. Which at first seems not very important until you realize that one third of all food humans consume would disappear with them. Millions could starve. The foes bees face are truly horrifying – some are a direct consequence of human greed. We need to help our […]
Where rising prices and food shortages were once temporary, driven by unusual weather, and fixed by countries like the US who could serve as a global buffer, the problem may now become unstoppable. Population growth, rising consumption, decreasing water supplies, and deteriorating soil are all part of the geopolitics of food. Lester Brown, president of […]
Kiribati is a tiny nation of 100,000 people living on dozens of islands over a huge area of the South Pacific. And it is set to become the first state completely destroyed by climate change. The government estimates the country will vanish beneath the waves by 2050 due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion, […]
Legendary American marine biologist, Sylvia Earle speaks with environmental journalist and educator Simran Sethi about the environmental crises looming ahead – from the bottom of the oceans to the topsoil – & how to inspire people to get stuff done.
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 […]
Anatomy of a slow motion catastrophe. Video focuses on mounting challenges facing residents and property owners in south Florida as saltwater intrusion and rising sea level become increasingly problematic.
Directed by Ian MacKenzie http://ianmack.com Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie READ THE BOOK http://sacred-economics.com HELP ADD SUBTITLES http://tinyurl.com/6qm37p9 Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these […]
Independent videographer Peter Sinclair’s ‘This is Not Cool’ video explores recent headline-grabbing research on Antarctic glacial melting, the first video produced under the name Yale Climate Connections, formerly The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media.
Environmentalist Lester Brown discusses his book “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse,” at Cambridge Forum. He explores both challenges and potential policy solutions. More lectures at http://forum-network.org This talk took place on February 9, 2011.
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 […]
This is a re-publishing of the TED talk: Climate Change Is Simple – David Roberts Remix, only this one is with NORWEGIAN subtitles. Hoping this can fulfill the needs of many Scandinavian viewers. Subtitles were made by me, Hans Joergen Rasmussen. Comments to the original version can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pznsPkJy2x8 Dette er en versjon […]
Arctic Emergency: Scientists Speak On Melting Ice and Global Impacts (1080p HD) Remastered with reduced music. *** Addendums to credits are located at the bottom of video description *** This film brings you the voices of climate scientists – in their own words. Rising temperatures in the Arctic are contributing the melting sea ice, thawing […]