Sunniva Rose is a Norwegian physicist and has her own blog. She doing a PhD in nuclear energy at the University of Oslo, where she is currently focusing on the use of Thorium in nuclear power stations. In her spare time she is blogging about nuclear energy, research, fashion, interior design and her daughter. This […]
Talk by Naomi Klein author of “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate” given September 28, 2014 at Town Hall Seattle.
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. […]
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 […]
“We know enough about climate change — It’s time for decisions now!” Animated film. Length: 5’42” The impacts of climate change destroy people’s livelihoods and homes. They damage our infrastructure and disrupt communication and trade. Moreover, climate change is endangering development successes and the poor and marginalized are often affected the most. Even if we […]
Environmentalist Lester Brown discusses his book “World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse,” at Cambridge Forum. He explores both challenges and potential policy solutions. More lectures at http://forum-network.org This talk took place on February 9, 2011.
Inner City MakerSpace! Everything from Urban Agriculture to Robotics and a huge basement full of Aquaponic growing. A 20K Square ft Laboratory that will change the game for the inner city youth of Lykins Neighborhood. http://bit.ly/1xmFeLd
Raw footage from the documentary Climate Refugees.
Why meditation may be important in the battle against climate change. In order to succeed in the battle agains climate change, global awareness raising is crucial. And to be effective, I believe outer and inner awareness raising must go hand in hand. Meditative/spiritual practices, creating links between the individual, the spiritual self and the planet, […]
“Pope Francis will call for an ethical and economic revolution to prevent catastrophic climate change and growing inequality in a letter to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics on Thursday. In an unprecedented encyclical on the subject of the environment, the pontiff is expected to argue that humanity’s exploitation of the planet’s resources has crossed the […]
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 […]
More than 150.000 women die in Africa each year in childbirth. Solar energy helps to improve health services on the African countryside, especially for expectant mothers and their newborns. It saves lives!
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 […]
For more information, and to contribute, please visit http://www.theoceancleanup.com On June 3rd 2014, Boyan Slat gave the long-awaited sequel to his 2012 TEDx Talk, in New York City, USA. After researching for a year with a team of about 100 people, 19-year-old Boyan Slat finally spoke out, and presented the results.
Dr. James Hansen and his oldest grandchild Sophie Kivlehan discuss the Young People’s Burden, which outlines how—if national governments neglect to take aggressive climate action today—today’s young people will inherit a climate system so altered it will require prohibitively expensive—and possibly infeasible—extraction of CO2 from the atmosphere. For more information, visit: http://csas.ei.columbia.edu/2016/10/04/young-peoples-burden/
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 […]
What’s your climate story? https://www.facebook.com/myclimatestory – The Climate Listening Project is a new collaborative storytelling platform for conversations about climate change resilience. http://ClimateListeningProject.com
At a time when the urgency of tackling climate change is greater than ever, some environmentalists are thinking what was unthinkable – that we should now rely on nuclear power. Mark Lynas has a new feature film coming out, Pandora’s Promise, that aims to make the case with the public that our ideas about nuclear […]
More at http://www.newdream.org Video by the Center for a New American Dream This fun animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy. Narrated by economist and […]