Running time: 5:25 Together with another pollutant, black carbon, methane is contributing as much to global warming as CO2. Even though methane levels are currently rising rapidly, we don’t know exactly where it is coming from.
Running time: 5:09 To extend the accuracy of climate forecasts at a regional and local level, statistical techniques can tease out patterns in historical records that are correlated with significant weather events in the US, such as heat waves. Correlations can then be applied to make better predictions–40 or more days in advance.
Running time: 5:05 The intermittent nature of renewable energy sources creates huge operational problems for utilities, but these can be overcome by adjusting pricing policies and encouraging innovation.
Running time: 4:47 A humanities professor makes the case that climate change is the greatest challenge facing our species–and gives examples of how a sympathetic, expansive imagination is key to tackling this problem.
Running time: 5:26 Deforestation in the Amazon not only affects ecosystems directly, but is also changing the distribution of rainfall throughout the region. Drought events, compounded by rising temperatures, will become more common.
1000 ghostly figures march the streets of hamburg in protest for the G20 summit on july 5th 2017, 1000 figures covered in clay appeared on the streets of hamburg, germany – silently protesting on the occasion of the current G20 summit. through a two-hour long performance organized by the local collective 1000 GESTALTEN, the group sent […]
The first and last rule of capitalism is this: Make More Capital. And it’s killing us. But we can build better systems. There are plenty of options. We can change the rules.
The Age of Stupid stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, Brassed Off) as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking back at old footage from our time and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance? Launched at a Guinness World […]
Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted Halstead proposes a transformative solution based on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government. Learn more about how this carbon dividends plan could trigger an international domino effect towards a […]
Running Time: 5:47 Government policies–such as a price on carbon–can jump-start the move away from fossil fuels. But this is not enough. A Harvard Business School expert who has studied industrial innovation argues that key innovations start in firms with high levels of trust and commitment.
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Jody Freeman: “How Will the Trump Administration Impact Climate Policy?”
Running time: 5:23 The new administration has promised to unravel most of the Obama initiatives on climate and energy. However, legal challenges and statutory requirements will delay the process as states and the business sector continue to make progress in the transition to cleaner energy.
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. William C. Clark: “Climate Change and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”
Running time: 5:07 Climate change is perhaps the ultimate, hardest piece of the sustainable development challenge. Among the communities committed to other development goals, the UN’s SDG framework is creating potential allies who can be united to address climate change as well.
Running time: 5:20 A 12-year study of public attitudes towards energy sources shows that a consumer model, comparing energy sources by price and potential harm to the environment, is a more effective way to gain support for addressing climate change than directly talking about climate impacts.
Running time: 5:55 Continued climate change raises the possibility of the formation of an ozone hole over the US. With increasing frequency and severity, convective storms in the Midwest enhance transport of water vapor to the stratosphere. There, water participates in a well-studied chemical reaction that depletes the ozone layer.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 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 […]
Jeremy Rifkin is an American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. Rifkin is the author of 20 bestselling books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. The books have been translated into more than 35 languages. His most recent books […]
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 […]