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 […]
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 […]
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“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 […]
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.
Recorded live at The OffshoreAlert Conference on May 3, 2016. Donald Trump is leading a political revolution in the United States. This session will involve a psychoanalysis of Trump and his supporters, an explanation of his popularity, and what it says about the USA. SPEAKERS JOSEPH BURGO Psychotherapist & Author (Colorado) PowerPoint: http://www.offshorealert.com/uploadedFiles/Events/OffshoreAlert_Conferences/2016/miami/The%20Donald%20Trump%20Phenomenon-%20A%20Psychological%20Analysis.pdf
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 […]
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.
Truthdig columnist and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges addresses fascism and the rise of the Trump war machine in the keynote speech at the “After Trump and Pussy Hats” event in Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 3, 2017. Introductions by Cecilia Point of the Musqueam First Nation and Lee Lakeman of Vancouver Rape and Women’s Relief […]
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 […]
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.
The third video (Science March – Rising Seas) is also from the March for Science and features 4 people attending the march. Each of the people interviewed voiced their concern of climate change and climate denial. These interviews also discuss how to speak to people who deny climate change and ways to bridge the divide […]
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.
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.
The second video (Science March – Climate Change is the Single Most Important Issue) features an interview from the March for Science of Joe Higgins who works as a naturalist at Cleveland MetroParks in Ohio. He talks about what he considers to be the single most important issue facing us as a species today—Climate Change. […]
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: 6:34 Whether a cap-and-trade or a carbon tax, environmental economist Joseph Aldy argues that it’s possible to design a climate change policy that could elicit broad support from citizens as well as the business community.
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.
The first video (Women’s March Mini) features selected sections from the longer Women’s March documentary (Sustain the Flame) made from more than 30 interviews conducted that day. This mini provides a short monologue on why I felt compelled to gather voices as well as two interviews from that are particularly poignant to issues we continue […]
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.
Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Sheila Jasanoff: “Towards a More Inclusive Conversation About Climate Change”
Running time: 5:25 Why has “communicating climate science” failed to bring a consensus on climate change? Jasanoff argues that asking people to consider their common future is a better approach.