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Economy – THE CLIMATE CINEMA

The Corporation (2003)

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/JohnXavier1975 Directed by: Mark Achbar, and Jennifer Abbott. Produced by: Mark Achbar, and Bart Simpson. Written by: Joel Bakan, Harold Crooks, and Mark Achbar. Narrated by: Mikela J. Mikael. Music by: Leonard J. Paul. Cinematography: Mark Achbar, Rolf Cutts, Jeff Hoffman, and Kirk Tougas. Editing by: Jennifer Abbott. Studio: Big Picture Media Corporation. Distributed […]

The High Price of Materialism

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 […]

ENOUGHNESS: Restoring Balance to the Economy

How we see the world determines how we act. Western thought sees us at war with each other over resources. Indigenous philosophy, we are all related as individuals in balance with nature. Watch ENOUGHNESS: Resorting Balance to the Economy and learn more at www.FirstPeoples.org. Share on Facebook and Twitter using #ENOUGHNESS.

Occupy Wall St – The Revolution Is Love w Charles Eisenstein

A taste of the upcoming feature documentary, Occupy Love. This is a community funded film. http://www.occupylove.org “Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness […]

The Lightbulb Conspiracy (Full Length – English Subtitles).mp4

Pyramids of Waste aka ” The Lightbulb Conspiracy ” Consumerism = 1. Advertisement – 2. Planned Obsolescence – 3. Credit : These 3 stages of modern business are worth noting regarding the promulgation of today’s world wide consumer system which is presently stripping the natural wealth of the planet for all inhabitants, including man. Stage […]

A simple and smart way to fix climate change | Dan Miller | TEDxOrangeCoast

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dan Miller shares his passion and empathy for saving our planet. While focusing on a simple solution to help fix climate change, he alerts us on our responsibilities as engaged citizens to be involved and take urgent actions towards the […]

A rich life with less stuff | The Minimalists | TEDxWhitefish

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 […]

Challenges of the 21st Century | Giving is All we Have

In this animation, Jeroen Timmers shortly portrays the challenges we face in our 21st Century Society and explains the philosophy behind Giving is All we Have. NEW Subtitles available: Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Russian, Ukranian, Norwegian, Greek and yes, even Chinese! More to follow. Illustration & Animation: Raquel Ramirez, www.raquelramirez.es Audio & Sound Effects: Leo […]

A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead

Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted Halstead proposes a transformative solution based on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government. Learn more about how this carbon dividends plan could trigger an international domino effect towards a […]

Tim Jackson: An economic reality check

http://www.ted.com As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson delivers a piercing challenge to established economic principles, explaining how we might stop feeding the crises and start investing in our future. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading […]

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 […]

Disruptive Oil Futures

What if oil companies’ biggest threat came not from dropping prices, but from disappearing demand? In this talk, originally delivered at the Oslo Energy Forum on 17 February 2015, Amory Lovins explains the different trends facing oil and gas industry executives.

Global Wealth Inequality – What you never knew you never knew

For more info go to www.therules.org Production Company: Grain Media (grainmedia.co.uk); Motion Graphics Artist: Nick Pittom (nickpittom.com); Music: Sup Doodle and Apple Juice Kid (AppleJuiceKid.com); References: http://www.therules.org/inequality-video-fact-sheet; Accompanying article in Al Jazeera: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/04/201349124135226392.html

Why the Rich are Getting Richer | Robert Kiyosaki | TEDxUCSD

Robert Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur and the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, the #1 bestselling personal finance book of all time. In his talk, he discusses the power of financial education and how it relates to income inequality. Best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed […]

“Time is Running Out: Ecology or Economics?” – David Suzuki – May 6, 2013

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 […]

Change the Rules of the Game: Gunter Pauli at TEDxMaastricht

Gunter Pauli was born in 1956. He is a graduate Economics and obtained his MBA from INSEAD. He also has an honorary master in Systemic Design honorary doctorate in economics. He has been active as an entrepreneur, lecturer and commentator in culture, science, politics, sustainability innovation and the environment. He built the first ecological factory […]

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. […]

Greed and Capitalism Have Wrecked The Planet

The planet is in the middle of a mass extinction event, where life on earth is dying off at an alarming rate. And scientists are clear about the fact that this extinction event is a direct result of human activity. But the climate change deniers refuse to let us take action as a country. America’s […]

Inequality: Why are the rich getting richer?

Inequality Our money system guarantees that inequality will get worse — Here is the evidence: http://ow.ly/qbCdr 1. The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10% Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on nearly every pound in the circulation. This […]

Truth in Advertising

BP ad with the truth revealed.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Introductory Video

http://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-change-solutions-speak-up-for-climate/ You can speak up for climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide like Carbon Fee and Dividend, which gives all revenue back to households. Narrated by Ian Somerhalder. Transcript: The climate is changing. Extreme weather is disrupting livelihoods and food supplies around the world. This is observed. This is documented. This is the […]