Lectures154 Videos

Climate Change and Intergenerational Evil

This video was created to be the single best quickie overview of the problem (and solutions) to climate change / global-warming. In 2012 the speed and magnitude of human-caused climate disturbance became undeniable, making this the fundamental moral issue of our time. This 49-minute program includes video excerpts from talks by the world’s most respected […]

The Story of Change

http://storyofchange.org — Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/wsI/

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! […]

Chris Hedges Delivers the Ultimate Trump Takedown

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 […]

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Dan Schrag: “Clues to Climate Sensitivity from Past Climate”

How much will global temperature rise if CO2 concentrations reach 550 parts per million, a doubling of pre-industrial CO2 levels? One way to find the answer is by looking at other periods in the Earth’s history when CO2 doubled and comparing the results to today. Running time: 5:27

Dag O. Hessen – Hvor galt kan det gå?

Professor i biologi ved UiO, Dag O. Hessen, holdt innledning på debattmøte om 4-graderssamfunnet i regi av Norsk klimanettverk og Concerned Scientists Norway 19. januar 2012.

TalkingStickTV – Naomi Klein – This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

Talk by Naomi Klein author of “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate” given September 28, 2014 at Town Hall Seattle.

Al Gore: The Case for Optimism on Climate Change (TED 2016)

https://climaterealityproject.org/joinreality In his latest TED talk, Al Gore, founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, poses three questions that will determine the future of our planet – and why there’s good reason to be optimistic. Under the rubric “Ideas worth spreading,” each year, the TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) conference brings together a collection […]

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Peter Huybers: “Refining Climate Predictions”

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.

UQx DENIAL101x 0.1.1.1 Introduction to Denial (self-paced)

Climate change is real, so why the controversy and debate? Learn to make sense of the science and to respond to climate change denial in Denial101x, a MOOC from UQx and edX. Denial101x isn’t just a climate MOOC; it’s a MOOC about how people think about climate change. Comments on our channel are turned off. […]

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 […]

How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft

18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability. After diving in Greece, and coming across more plastic bags than fish, he wondered; “why can’t we clean this up?” While still being on secondary school, he then decided to dedicate half a year of research to understand plastic pollution and […]

Thorium: Kirk Sorensen at TEDxYYC

Kirk Sorensen discuss “Thorium” at TEDxYYC 2011. Kirk Sorensen is founder of Flibe Energy and is an advocate for nuclear energy based on thorium and liquid-fluoride fuels. For five years he has authored the blog “Energy from Thorium” and helped grow an online community of thousands who support a renewed effort to develop thorium as […]

Sir David Attenborough on Overpopulation

Latter part of the talk. Full speech can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK0rXRmC4DQ Text version: https://populationmatters.org/documents/rsa_attenborough.pdf

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Robin Kelsey: “Climate Change and the History of Photography”

Iconic photographs–early surveys of the West, records of the human impact of the Dust Bowl, and unique perspectives from NASA space exploration–have framed our understanding of environmental issues. Today, climate change requires a new kind of framing. Running time: 5:05

CLIMATE 101 with BILL NYE

Bill Nye narrates this short film on the basics of climate change. Join us and stand up for reality. http://ClimateRealityProject.org

The Story of Broke (2011)

http://bit.ly/storyofbroke — The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just […]

Jane’s interview – FRANCE – #HUMAN

On the occasion of the Climate Conference which will be held in Paris in December, Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Jane Goodall are organizing a sale to the profit of the Jane Goodall Institut Thursday 10th of the December at Arthus-Bertrand Workshop, 15 rue de Seine, in the presence of Jane and Yann. For more information: http://www.yannarthusbertrand.org/fr/home Jane […]

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 […]

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Robert Stavins: “Using Economics to Address Climate Change”

Market-based approaches to solve environmental problems have key advantages over “command and control” solutions, primarily because they ensure that the abatement is accomplished at the lowest cost.  Examples where these policies have been spectacularly successful in the past include the phase-out of lead in gasoline and the reduction of sulfur emissions that cause acid rain. […]

David Suzuki speaks about overpopulation

David Suzuki speaks about world populations and how growth, is ultimately suicidal.