Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the nation’s top environmental agency, discusses strategies for encouraging actionable responses to climate change. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/communicating-climate-change Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript – We are seeing now climate impacts that are tremendously costly and tremendously challenging. And EPA’s role is to try […]
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 […]
Up to 2005, the oceans over the shallow continental shelves in the Russian Arctic (ESAS, Laptev) were ice covered, keeping the -100 meter deep oceans near freezing temperatures. Since 2005, the ice cap cover has gone. The water has warmed as high as 17 degrees C there in summer, heating the sea-floor, perforating the permafrost […]
Darfur and Syria are tragic warnings of how climate change, especially more droughts, could lead to crop failures, forced migration, and internal and external conflicts. Running time: 5:52
United Nations – Statement by Mr. Leonardo DiCaprio, UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on climate change, at the opening of the Climate Summit 2014. Climate Summit 2014: http://www.un.org/climatechange/summit/
Providing key context and framing for the important race to ‘drawdown’ greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, legendary author and entrepreneur Paul Hawken outlines Project Drawdown: a book, a digital platform, and open-source database. Through measuring the beneficial financial, social and environmental impact that ‘state-of-the-shelf’ solutions can deliver, Project Drawdown shows the world that if it’s […]
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 […]
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.
A large percentage of the population in both the US and China agree that climate change is caused by humans and that it is a problem. But they believe that the proportion of people in the other country that share these beliefs is lower than it actually is. This mismatch could have serious implications for […]
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This is an incredible video of a Canadian girl who spoke to the United Nations and left them completely silent and speechless for six minutes. Her name is Severn Cullis-Suzuki, and her speech was given at a U.N. assembly in Brazil when she was twelve years old. She had raised all the money to travel […]
Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost energy educators. He is the author of eleven books including The End of Growth (August 2011), and the upcoming Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future (July 2013). He has authored […]
In this powerful and illuminating talk, Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan, shares his country’s mission to put GDH before GDP (Gross Domestic Happiness before economic growth), and set a world standard for environmental preservation, including a pledge to remain carbon neutral for all time. How many other small jurisdictions could use their model?
Arctic Emergency: Scientists Speak On Melting Ice and Global Impacts (1080p HD) Remastered with reduced music. *** Addendums to credits are located at the bottom of video description *** This film brings you the voices of climate scientists – in their own words. Rising temperatures in the Arctic are contributing the melting sea ice, thawing […]
Fra seminaret «FNs klimapanel har vist oss veien – hvordan finner vi fram?» i Oslo, 13. november 2014. Under seminaret la forskere fram femte hovedrapport i kortversjon, diskuterte hva internasjonalt samarbeid kan bidra med og rundet av med å bringe diskusjonen hjem til Arktis. Seminaret ble arrangert av Miljødirektoratet, CICERO Senter for klimaforskning og Universitetet […]
Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. Over the coming century, it is expected to affect agriculture, energy, health, infrastructure, natural resources, national security and water availability. This assessment, which represents the most up to date and comprehensive overview of climate change impacts on the U.S., […]
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. TEDxJaffa partnered with The British Council [http://www.britishcouncil.org.il/en], which connects people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. BIRAX [http://www.britishcouncil.org.il/en/programmes/science/birax] (the Britain Israel Research and Academic Exchange Partnership) is a £10 million initiative of the British Council and British […]
The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities is renovating an older home–one very similar to 14 million existing structures in the US. The goal is to model and test existing energy-saving technologies that achieve building efficiency targets. Running time: 3:58
United Nations – Remarks by Xiuhtezcatl, indigenous climate activist and Youth Director of Earth Guardians at the opening segment of the High-level event of the United Nations General Assembly on Climate Change (29 June 2015). Website: http://www.un.org/pga/290615_hle-climate-change/
There’s a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff. ‘Re-Thinking Progress’ explores how through a change in perspective we can re-design the way our economy works – designing products that can be ‘made to be made again’ and powering the system with renewable energy. It questions whether with creativity and […]