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 […]

Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love w Charles Eisenstein

A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. http://www.occupylove.org “Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness […]

TEDxNewHaven – Charles Eisenstein – The Gift of Happiness

Charles Eisenstein is the author of The Ascent of Humanity and Sacred Economics as well as numerous articles in print and online. A faculty member of Goddard College, he speaks and teaches worldwide on themes of transition, community, money, consciousness, and the evolution of culture. Charles has also been featured on the viral video by […]

A New Story of the People: Charles Eisenstein at TEDxWhitechapel

“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 […]

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Great Transition Ideas

An introductory overview of the GT framework and vision

Bananas in heaven | Yuval Noah Harari | TEDxJaffa

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 […]

Worldchanging 2.0

Video interview with Alex Steffen, Planetary Futurist. A guest of the “Visions of a Sustainable World” Speaker Series at Yale, Steffen shows how the tools to transform our cities and suburbs into sustainable communities are already emerging, and why that transformation will leave us better off. Alex Steffen is a leading voice on social innovation […]

Flourishing on Earth: Lessons from Ecological Economics

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. […]

Visions of a Sustainable World

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 […]

The Power of Community. How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (sub español)

CUBA ASÍ ENFRENTÓ EL CRIMINAL BLOQUEO:DOCUMENTO QUE ROMPE EL CERCO MEDIÁTICO Y LA SATANIZACIÓN QUE LOS MEDIOS DEL PODER FINANCIERO HACEN CONTRA ESTE PARADIGMATICO PUEBLO Y SUS LÍDERES(ECONOMÍA,ECOLOGÍA,CIENCIA SOCIALISTA PARA SERVIR..):”El poder de una comunidad que coopera y cuida de sí entre sí y convierte una crisis profunda en una oportunidad de desarrollo,este sí,humano y […]

How We Live: A Journey Towards a Just Transition

Premiered at the EDGE Funders Alliance Just Giving conference.

A Parallel world – We CAN do it!

***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 Soon is Now? Daniel Pinchbeck on social change and global transformation

Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of How Soon is Now? We are on the brink of an ecological mega-crisis threatening the future of life on earth and our actions over the next few years may well determine the destiny of our descendants. Between a manifesto and a tactical plan of action, How Soon is Now? […]

The Only Solution to Climate Change & Scarce Natural Resources | Suhel Seth with Sadhguru

Climate change is a much-talked about topic nowadays, with many solutions being put forth and argued over. Sadhguru looks at how controlling human population is the only solution to eliminate the crisis we have created on the planet. More Videos & Blogs on Website Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev – The Founder of Isha Foundation Yogi, mystic […]

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 […]