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?
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 […]
Silver Donald Cameron is the host and executive producer of the ambitious environmental web site TheGreenInterview.com. He is also the author of numerous plays, films, radio and TV scripts, an extensive body of corporate and governmental writing, innumerable magazine articles, and 17 books. His most recent books are Sailing Away from Winter (2007) and A […]
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 […]
Art and activism, unlikely friends? Listen to Zena tell us about how she brought the two together. Is she an artist or is she an activist? Why does Zena do things differently? What compels her to risk her life and preach about love. She speaks to us about her take on art and how, through […]
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
One day we walked into a school to discuss the causes and effects of global warming with the little scholars and take their view. They were surprised to learn that we were Climateers as it was a new word added to their vocabulary. They were aware of Mountaineers, Engineers and even Musketeers, but not Climateers. […]
During COP21 Paris Climate Summit, Shahabuddin David Less Led this meditation for Global Climate Harmonization, at Rising Tide International, Dec. 1st 2015, Sarasota FL. risingtideinternational.org
Jayanti Kirpalani from Brahma Kumaris talks to Climate Home at the UN climate change conference in Paris, COP21.
Bill Nye experiences the five stages of climate change grief – from denial to acceptance – and along the way, he’ll explore what’s gone wrong with our planet and how we can start to turn things around.
RenegadeInc.com brings you FOUR HORSEMEN – an award winning independent feature documentary which lifts the lid on how the world really works. As we will never return to ‘business as usual’ 23 international thinkers, government advisors and Wall Street money-men break their silence and explain how to establish a moral and just society. FOUR HORSEMEN […]
“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 […]
A first-hand report as Mike MacFerrin @University of Colorado at Boulder shows us extraordinary ice melt on Greenland. What will be the effects of the changing climate and what gives him hope?
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 […]
* Re-recorded to fix an audio problem * Why do so many people refuse even to face the possibility of global warming in spite of all the evidence, not only from scientific investigation but from rising temperatures, superstorms, and the altered behavior of plants and animals? This video discusses the psychology involved and makes suggestions […]
Follow Al Bartlett Week on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/218733728292532/ or at the GrowthBusters blog, http://www.growthbusters.org/blog/. This clip is from an interview conducted in 2005 for the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. We’re sharing much more of the interview than the film could include, to honor the celebrated physics professor, who passed away on 7 September, 2013. […]
One of my favorite JFK’s speeches (American Univeristy speech): “What kind of peace do I mean and what kind of a peace do we seek? Not a Pax Americana enforced on the world by American weapons of war. Not the peace of the grave or the security of the slave. I am talking about genuine […]
Attention U.S. Electors: Experts within the psychological and psychiatric community are expressing overwhelming concern that Donald Trump is too unstable and impulsive to have access to U.S. nuclear codes. #SendItToTheHouse: By abstaining or voting for any other candidate, you can force the vote to the Republican-led House of Representatives. Members of the House are required […]
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 […]
More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how America’s culture of consumerism undermines our well-being. When people buy into the ever-present marketing messages that “the good life” is “the goods life,” they not only use up Earth’s limited resources, but they are less happy and less […]
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