‘singapore: biophilic city’

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

“Dear World”

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

“Shoulders” by Shane Koyczan and The Short Story Long

“There will be no other thing as worth saving as this. Nothing more important, nothing as precious. This is home.” Watch, share, and join the #bluedot movement: http://bluedot.ca/join-us Lyrics by Shane Koyczan Music by Shane Koyczan and The Short Story Long Music produced by Corwin Fox and Shane Koyczan Directed by Johnny Jansen and Amazing […]

“Time is Running Out: Ecology or Economics?” – David Suzuki – May 6, 2013

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 […]

1.0 Climate Literacy Course Introduction

These are the lecture videos from the free UBC course Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Change Conversations, which tackles the scientific and socio-political dimensions of climate change. This course introduces the basics of the climate system, models and predictions, human and natural impacts, mitigative and adaptive responses, and the evolution of climate policy. This course formed […]

2014: Climate Desk’s Year in Review

There was much to be frustrated about this year. But there was hope, too: a big deal between the US and China, domestic regulations on power plants, and a global protest to demand action.

300 Years of FOSSIL FUELS in 300 Seconds

*** (19. MARCH 2011) WINNER OF YOUTUBE’S BEST NONPROFIT VIDEO AWARD!!! *** Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we’re reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we’re in for an exciting ride. While there’s a real risk that we’ll fall off a cliff, there’s still […]

A Brief History of Global Warming

July 21 — Global warming turns 120 next year… sort of. Next year will be the 120th anniversary of the first time we figured out that human activity could be causing climate change. Since then, the science has gotten firmer and the politics have gotten murkier, but the outlook for the future remains uncertain. This […]

A Climate of TRUST

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 […]

A journey from 5°C to 2°C w/ Glen Peters, CICERO

5C is the temperature increase above pre-industrial levels we are heading for if we follow our path of limited or no climate policy. 2C is the temperature increase above pre-industrial levels that most countries around the world have agreed would prevent dangerous climate change. This journey will describe how the energy system must change if […]

A Message For All Of Humanity – Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin’s inspirational final speech in “The Great Dictator” One of the most inspirational speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin in the movie “The Great Dictator”. If you like what you see please share the video any way you can and pass the message on, thanks! […]

A reality check on renewables – David MacKay

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.

A rich life with less stuff | The Minimalists | TEDxWhitefish

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 […]

A simple and smart way to fix climate change | Dan Miller | TEDxOrangeCoast

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 […]

A Trump Presidency And The Future Of Climate Change | TIME

Donald Trump has repeatedly indicated that environmentalism is not his priority. Now, Climate scientists, policymakers and diplomats are questioning how his presidency will shape the future of climate change policy. Subscribe to TIME ►► http://po.st/SubscribeTIME Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access and insight on the people […]

Accelerated Crash Course (ACC) 2014

The above video is a condensation of the 4.5-hour long full Crash Course video series. The data and analysis underlying the material represent over a decade of intensive research and study. Over that decade, its forecasts have proved increasingly validated by events like the collapse of the housing bubble in 2007, the 2008 credit crisis […]

Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may soon challenge marine life on a scale not seen for tens of millions of years. The film, featuring Sigourney Weaver, originally aired on Discovery Planet Green.