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Tune in to hear from award winning architect and environmentalist Duncan Stewart in this talk on the challenges posed by greenhouse gas emissions to Earth’s climate system, its impacts to our young generation’s future, along with impacts to biodiversity, and what we can do about it.
A pioneer of ecologically sustainable architecture, timber building design, renewable energy, energy efficient & nearly zero carbon buildings, Duncan is a director of the Irish Environmental Network, the Dublin Civic Trust, and a director & former chairperson of Green Foundation Ireland. He is also the producer & presenter of 'Eco Eye’ & ‘About the House’ TV series on RTE 1.
Duncan Stewart is a founder of Eco Ed 4 All - Developing Environmental Education for Schools in Ireland & CPD courses for teachers on Environmental themes. These include impacts and remedies to the following: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Use and Farming, Circular Economy, Air & Water Pollution, impacts to the Developing World and the UN Sustainable Development Goals to 2030.
After more than three decades, the public is finally beginning to grasp what a serious threat global warming poses. Whats missing from the climate conversation now is a plausible narrative about how we might parry this threat. Drawing on ideas from his recently published book, Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work, Robert Frank explains why our ability to tap the prodigious power of behavioral contagion may make the path forward less daunting than many think. Recorded on 1/27/2020. [3/2020] [Show ID: 35561]
Robert H. Frank is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and Professor of Economics at Cornell's Johnson Graduate School of Management. For more than a decade, his "Economic View" column appeared monthly in The New York Times.
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There needs to be a fundamental shift in the global approach to tackling climate change and the circular economy can play an essential role. 45% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from how we make and use products like buildings, cars and clothes, and how we produce food.
Per Klevnäs is a managing consultant and economist with experience from 100+ energy, resource and climate related projects internationally since the early 2000s. Previous roles have included as an expert in McKinsey’s sustainability practice, Research Director of the New Climate Economy Project, a senior manager at the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Managing Director of an economic consultancy.
At Material Economics, Per help companies set the right direction in the face of new business requirements connected with resource and sustainability topics. He has worked widely across energy, basic materials, manufacturing, and utilities on topics ranging from investment due diligence and acquisition scanning, low-carbon growth strategies, investment planning, product and technology development, and regulatory strategy.
Mayors, entrepreneurs, innovators, students, scientists, dreamers and doers, there are many roles to play in shaping the world of tomorrow. The question that C40s Women4Climate initiative tackles is how do you empower individuals to think and act in a fundamentally different way? Through a global mentorship program dedicated to women in C40 cities; they aim influence the conversation through leadership events and create new momentum and interest among future leaders.
“Women make up more than half the world’s population, and although they are often disproportionately impacted by climate change, their voices are not always heard due to lack of inclusion and representation at the decision-making level. Now more than ever, enhancing women’s participation and leadership in the conversation around climate action will be critical to securing a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for us all” (Women4Climate).
How do you empower the next generation of women to lead climate action and justice globally? Watch this session to find out!
This keynote talk was given at the 2019 Bioneers Conference.
Introduction by Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers CEO and Co-Founder.
The visionary goal of Project Drawdown, founded by Paul Hawken, is to actually reverse global warming by drawing carbon out of the atmosphere back down to pre-industrial levels. All the practices and technologies documented in Paul’s best-selling "Drawdown" book are already commonly available, economically viable, and scientifically valid. The true power of Drawdown is its holistic nature. Doing what’s right for the climate means doing the right thing across the board and will also create abundant, meaningful jobs and a vibrant green economy. For over 30 years, Paul has been at the forefront of transformative solutions for people and planet, including his highly influential books "The Ecology of Commerce," "Natural Capitalism" and "Blessed Unrest."
To learn more about Paul Hawken, visit http://paulhawken.com. Find more information about Project Drawdown at http://drawdown.org
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INDIGENOUS VALUES ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Presented by Nii Gaani Aki Inini (Leading Earth Man) – Dave Courchene
Anishinabe Nation, Eagle Clan
at the One Basin One Governance (Water is Sacred) Conference
Victoria Inn, Winnipeg
September 18, 2019
Full text of remarks at http://www.turtlelodge.org/2019/09/indigenous-values-on-climate-change/
"It's a deep irony that the people growing our food face some of the biggest risks related to climate change," explains Civil Eats author Twilight Greenaway, describing the threats farm workers face from extreme heat, soil-borne illness, and more.
http://climaterealityproject.org - We know the climate crisis and our dependency on fossil fuel has created a very real threat to public health, but there are individuals, businesses, and entire communities around the globe who are taking action to solve this crisis and create a healthier future for all of us.
For example, back in 1998 the danish government set out to prove that its goal of cutting carbon emissions by 21 percent was not only possible but practical. What happened over the next 20 years is a remarkable story of a community coming together and creating far reaching change.
How do you talk to someone who doesn't believe in climate change? Not by rehashing the same data and facts we've been discussing for years, says climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. In this inspiring, pragmatic talk, Hayhoe shows how the key to having a real discussion is to connect over shared values like family, community and religion -- and to prompt people to realize that they already care about a changing climate. "We can't give in to despair," she says. "We have to go out and look for the hope we need to inspire us to act -- and that hope begins with a conversation, today."
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Sunrun co-founder Ed Fenster says, "The best way to talk about climate is just to take an action yourself, then share with your friends how it has made your life better ... believe that the cycle will repeat" #LetsTalkClimate
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