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Bhutan: The world’s first carbon negative country

Know about world’s first carbon negative country, Bhutan in under two minutes.

This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative | Tshering Tobgay

Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time. In this illuminating talk, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares his country’s mission to put happiness before economic growth and set a world standard for environmental preservation. TEDTalks is […]

Rachel Armstrong — Creating carbon negative architecture

TEDGlobal 2009 Fellow Rachel Armstrong shows us a revolutionary approach to fight climate change — a way to make a building without emitting pollutants and instead captures and stores carbon dioxide See also http://livingarchitecturesystems.com/

Sabine Fuss-Negative Emissions in a Multi-Objective World

December 14th, 2015 “Negative Emissions in a Multi-objective World: Harnessing Carbon Dioxide Removal Potentials Under Sustainability Concerns” Sabine Fuss Head of the Working Group on Resources and International Trade Mercator Research institute on Global Commons and Climate Change Berlin, Germany

How can negative emissions become a reality at scale?

Carbon Brief asked attendees at The International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions 2018, in Gothenburg, “What needs to happen for negative emissions to become a reality at scale?” Negative emissions: Scientists meet in Sweden for first international conference With contributions from (in order of appearance): Dr James Hansen, director of Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions […]

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.

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: Home One: Landing House Bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus: Climate Solutions Caucus Press Release: […]

The Crisis of Civilization – Full Length Documentary Movie HD

A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization. Created by Dean Puckett http://www.graspthenettlefilm.com/ & Nafeez Ahmed https://www.patreon.com/nafeez Animations by Lucca Benney Based on the Book by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed https://twitter.com/NafeezAhmed Like the book on which it is based, the film consists of seven parts which explore the interconnected dynamic of global […]

Paul Hawken – Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

Talk by Paul Hawken editor of the new book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming” recorded April 21st at Town Hall Seattle.

How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it’s happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes […]

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, […]