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Episode 27: Staying Warm This Winter

LEARN MORE – CHECK OUT CLIMATE.NASA.GOV (unaffiliated) Climate change is real, and serious. It doesn’t care about your politics, religion, race, or sexuality. Watch this funny, engaging video series to hear the latest climate news and find easy things you can do to help. Actions this episode: Don’t power stuff you’re not using, and check […]

The Ingenious Ways We Avoid Believing in Climate Change. Part Three

In this highly entertaining and accessible presentation at the University of the West of England, George Marshall, founder of the Climate Outreach Information Network summarises some of our current understanding of the psychology of climate change- why it is so hard to accept and how can we help people to accept it? In Part Three, […]

How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger

“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]

Secrets from the happiest place: Ben Henretig at TEDxStanford

Ben Henretig is the co-founder and creative director of the film production company Micro-Documentaries. Henretig has personally directed and filmed hundreds of short films for world-changing organizations, including the Clinton Global Initiative, TED and (RED), founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver. In 2011, Henretig joined a team of four adventure athletes on an unprecedented quest […]

“What we want to do is save humanity from extinction”, Prof. Jeffery, Behavioural Neuroscience | XR

”Heading for Extinction(and what to do about it)” : The ‘Why? The What? and The ‘How?’ of Extinction Rebellion’s 3 Demands This seminal XR Talk is written and presented by Prof Kate Jeffery, a Behavioural Neuroscientist at UCL. The lecture encapsulates Extinction Rebellion’s raison d’être: the questions of ‘Why? the movement has evolved, based upon […]

Arithmetic, Population, and Energy

Originals: http://tinyurl.com/3eocl3l Dr. Albert A. Bartlett from the University of Colorado in Boulder gives a simple, and fully comprehensive lecture on the most important issues facing humans today and demonstrates that “the greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.”

Meltwater Pulse 2B

Independent videographer Peter Sinclair’s ‘This is Not Cool’ video explores recent headline-grabbing research on Antarctic glacial melting, the first video produced under the name Yale Climate Connections, formerly The Yale Forum on Climate Change & The Media.

James Hansen on Ice Sheets – 2016

Actually recorded in December, 2015. I caught up with James Hansen, former Chief Atmospheric Scientist for NASA, known as the Father of Global Warming – at the 2015 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

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.  

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Michael McElroy: “China’s Transition to Low-Carbon Energy”

China is committed to switching away from coal, but compounding factors–such as the geographic distribution of wind turbines, variations in rainfall that affect hydropower output, and the need to retrofit older buildings with new heating systems–will have to be overcome. Running time: 5:17

Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph

UPDATE: *Season One, Two DVD Set now available. Help support future episodes: http://www.cultureindecline.com/#order Please help support this Free Media Project: http://www.cultureindecline.com/support.html Subttitles: Croatian, Czech , Danish, English , Finnish , French, Greek, Hungarian , Italian , Polish , Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Swedish Culture in Decline | Episode #2 “Economics 101” by Peter Joseph Oct 1st […]

Research and do it yourself | Britta Riley | TEDxManhattan

Artist and innovator, Britta Riley, explains R&D-I-Y. Using social media and mass participation, the community has researched and developed her unique approach to growing food in small urban apartments using a window, plastic bottles and some plants. Join in: research and develop it yourself. More information at www.tedxmanhattan.org About TEDx, x = independently organized event: […]

Elon Musk’s Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change

Elon Musk breaks down climate change for students at The Sorbonne in Paris right before the historic COP21 Climate Change Conference in which 170+ nations signed to reduce carbon emissions below 2C, and preferably under 1.5C. This is one of the best basic explanations on climate change ever given in a short amount of time. […]

Harvard Speaks on Climate Change. Rebecca Henderson: “Accelerating Energy Innovation”

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.

How fear of nuclear power is hurting the environment | Michael Shellenberger

“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]

Everything Wrong With Environmentalism In 11 Minutes Or Less!!

The top environmental organizations and environmentalists should be fighting against the top threat to the environment, right? Well, they’re not. In this fact-packed, fast-paced video we’ll tally up everything wrong with environmentalism in 11 minutes or less. ➤➤See the blog post for all citations and additional resources & error-corrections: http://www.BiteSizeVegan.com/EverythingWrongWithEnvironmentalism ➤➤FEATURED VIDEOS & RESOURCES: ▻EMPTY […]

The Ingenious Ways We Avoid Believing in Climate Change. Part Two

In this highly entertaining presentation at the University of the West of England, George Marshall summarises some of our current understanding of the psychology of climate change- why it is so hard to accept and how we avoid believing in it. In this second part of three he looks at the story lines and imagery […]

How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030 | Michael Green | TED Talks

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world to 2030. Social progress expert Michael Green […]

What Matters in Bhutan: Siok Sian Pek-Dorji at TEDxThimphu

Siok Sian Pek-Dorji is a firm believer that Bhutan must continue to tell its own stories to hold and preserve its rich culture and identity through its stories. She has been telling those stories through her documentaries and articles in her career as a journalist. She has also written on Bhutan’s vision of Gross National […]

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic […]

Blue ocean – Oceans 2015 Initiative

There’s compelling evidence that increases in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are already resulting in fundamental changes to the physical, chemical, and biological properties of our planet. The Oceans 2015 Initiative was launched to provide COP21 negotiators with key information on what future ocean will look like. The initiative is […]