Sunshine Stories. Episode 5 Solar energy strengthens health services

More than 150.000 women die in Africa each year in childbirth. Solar energy helps to improve health services on the African countryside, especially for expectant mothers and their newborns. It saves lives!

Sunshine Stories. Episode 4 Solar power improves educational opportunities

Mwende is in her last year of primary school. The establishment of a solar-based mini-grid in the village has made it possible for her to do homework in the evenings and has raised the quality of teaching.

Sunshine Stories. Episode 3 Solar energy can revolutionize agriculture and boost food security

In Sub-Saharan Africa 2 billion acres of farmland are weather-dependent. Small farmers who have adopted solar water pumps and dryppirrigation reduce the risk of crop failure, improve productivity and increase food security.

Sunshine Stories. Episode 2 Solar boosting business

Access to electricity fosters entrepreneurship and increased economic activity. In this episode, you will meet men and women who has gotten their dream come through thanks to access to solar energy.

Sunshine Stories. Episode1 Solar energy leapfrogging central grids

Solar energy does more than generating power. Solar energy change and improve lives. Sunshine Stories is a short documentary series on how solar energy is a liberating power highligting tales of rural Africa.

How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger

“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]

Clean Disruption – Why Energy & Transportation will be Obsolete by 2030 – Oslo, March 2016

Tony Seba’s Clean Disruption Keynote presentation at the Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit in Oslo, Norway, March 17th, 2016. The keynote, based on the book ‘Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation’ assert that four technology categories will disrupt energy and transportation by: 1- Batteries / Energy Storage 2- Electric Vehicles 3- Self-Driving Vehicles 4- Solar Energy […]

Climate Scientist James Hansen Warns World is on Wrong Track to Prevent Runaway Global Warming

Democracy Now! is your independent media. You count on us to dig deeper and connect the dots between the issues you’ve cared about for years and the news headlines each day. We urgently need your help to bring you the news you’ve come to depend on every day. Please donate today: http://owl.li/VBVgh In 1988, James […]

How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger

“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]

Going Beyond “Dangerous” Climate Change

Date: Thursday 4 February 2016 Time: 6.30-8pm Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building Speaker: Professor Kevin Anderson Chair: Professor Tim Dyson Despite high-level statements to the contrary, there is little to no chance of maintaining the global mean surface temperature increase at or below 2 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the impacts associated with 2°C have been revised […]

Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change

Elon Musk breaks down climate change for students at The Sorbonne in Paris right before the historic COP21 Climate Change Conference in which 170+ nations signed to reduce carbon emissions below 2C, and preferably under 1.5C. This is one of the best basic explanations on climate change ever given in a short amount of time. […]

Disruptive Oil Futures

What if oil companies’ biggest threat came not from dropping prices, but from disappearing demand? In this talk, originally delivered at the Oslo Energy Forum on 17 February 2015, Amory Lovins explains the different trends facing oil and gas industry executives.

JAMES HANSEN ON NUCLEAR POWER

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 […]

Climate Change DO THE MATH!

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.

Truth in Advertising

BP ad with the truth revealed.

Thorium: Kirk Sorensen at TEDxYYC

Kirk Sorensen discuss “Thorium” at TEDxYYC 2011. Kirk Sorensen is founder of Flibe Energy and is an advocate for nuclear energy based on thorium and liquid-fluoride fuels. For five years he has authored the blog “Energy from Thorium” and helped grow an online community of thousands who support a renewed effort to develop thorium as […]

Thorium Energy in 4 Minutes

Thorium power would exceed all other forms of energy used by man today, that includes, nuclear, wind, solar, oil, gas, coal, bio, geothermal combined!

This is our Energy Reality

Promotional slideshow for Post Carbon Institute/Foundation for Deep Ecology’s new photo book – ENERGY: Overdevelopment & the Delusion of Endless Growth GET THE BOOK: http://amzn.to/WGSAxX Get the Music: “How it Ends” by Devotchka: http://devotchka.net iTunes store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/devotchka/id22096224 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/devotchkamusic Song used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Soil carbon — Putting carbon back where it belongs — In the Earth | Tony Lovell | TEDxDubbo

Tony Lovell will explain the reasoning behind how more green growing plants means more captured carbon dioxide — more water — more production — more biodiversity — more profit. Did you know that a 1% change in soil organic matter across just one-quarter of the World’s land area could sequester 300 billion tonnes of physical […]

Renewable Energy: Is the Future in Nuclear?: Gordon Aubrecht at TEDxColumbus

Over the short term (the next two centuries), climate change is the largest threat to a salubrious planet that we can leave to our grandchildren. While it seems still an open question whether if we humans do manage to address climate change at all, Dr. Aubrecht will present that while undeniably controversial, nuclear energy may […]