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Demystifying «sustainability» | Danat Tekie |
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Demystifying «sustainability» | Danat Tekie | TEDxUiO (New York)

Danat's talk is a captivating discussion about youth being the driving force for sustainability and to us viewers on reflecting on ourselves. If you are unsure of what sustainability really is, then this is a must watch.
Danat Tekie is a young and engaged earthpreneur (the word earthpreneur means making sustainability business as usual). She is the Chief External Relations of the global organization, Young Sustainable Impact. It is a global organisation working to solve the sustainability challenges through entrepreneurship and innovation by gathering the smartest young minds from all over the world to create impact startups from scratch. Prior to YSI, Danat was part of building the organisation Future Leaders Global, which has become the biggest and fastest growing leadership program for youth in the Nordics. She is passionate about leadership and making sustainability business as usual. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

EarthSayer Danat Tekie
Date 6/22/2020 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
More than just cat videos ? Political engagement on YouTube | Lisa-Sophie Laurent | TEDxFS
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How did German Youtuber Lisa-Marie Laurent get the chance to interview German chancellor Angela Merkel? An inspiring journey of starting with 250 followers and growing to one of Germany's biggest Youtube channels which deal with important political issues. Lisa Sophie Laurent is an author and youtuber with more than 300,000 followers. On her Youtube channel, she conducts self experiments and talks about topics such as veganism, fair fashion and body positivity. Lisa helps her followers to find their way around life a bit better.

In her newest book, she writes about the inflated expectations in the daily life of our young generation and how to prevent burning out.

Besides her public appearances , she studied psychology and politics. Before the parliamentary election in Germany in 2017, she interviewed SPD chancellor candidate Martin Schulz and German chancellor Angela Merkel in television. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Date 4/7/2020 Format Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
People vs. Plastic
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A growing movement is demanding the federal government better regulate pollution from plastic-making plants. People are waking up to the dangers of plastics production and taking action. Read more: https://biodiv.us/33Yx7Jz

Date 12/6/2019 Format Demonstrations
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
A New Era of the Climate Justice Movement by Isha Clarke
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This keynote talk was given at the 2019 Bioneers Conference. With Isha Clarke. To build a successful global climate movement, we must prioritize the voices of those most impacted by environmental injustice. We must recognize that our current climate crisis is rooted in racism, white supremacy, and greed. We must also resist efforts to tokenize the term “intersectionality” rather than actually implementing it in our movements and daily lives. What would a movement and a society functioning on a genuine understanding of intersectionality look like? To learn more about Isha Clarke, visit Youth vs. Apocalypse.

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Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges.

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EarthSayer Isha Clarke
Date 11/11/2019 Format Students
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Justice More Details
Climate Action IS the Social Justice Issue of Our Time by Heather McTeer Toney
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This keynote talk was delivered at the 2019 Bioneers Conference.
Introduction by Lisa Hoyos, Director of Climate Parents at the Sierra Club.

For years, “environmentalists” have been typecast as white, tree-hugging vegetarians who care more for whales than southside Chicago or rural Mississippi. But the fact is that not only are poor and vulnerable populations, especially communities of color, environmentally aware, they are the most at risk from the impacts of climate change. Heather McTeer Toney addresses how we must embrace climate action as the social justice issue of our time, and tear down old stereotypes so that we can build sustainable and resilient alliances to fight effectively together and affirm our common humanity. Heather is currently National Field Director of Moms Clean Air Force. Previously she served as the first African American, first female, and youngest-ever mayor of Greenville, Mississippi, and as a prominent leader in the Obama-era EPA.

To learn more about Heather McTeer Toney, visit https://www.momscleanairforce.org/

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EarthSayer Heather McTeer Toney
Date 11/11/2019 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Justice More Details
Why you should be a climate activist | Luisa Neubauer
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"I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me," says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, Neubauer helped initiate "Fridays For Future," the momentous international school strike movement that protests the lack of action on the climate crisis. She shares four first steps that anyone, regardless of age, can take to become a climate activist. "This is not a job for a single generation. This is a job for humanity," she says.

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EarthSayer Luisa Neubauer
Date 10/4/2019 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Solar Dominance + Citizen Action: Solving Climate Change By 2030, with Eban Goodstein
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Can new developments in solar technology put the United States on track to produce 50 percent of its energy with renewables by 2030? What global citizen actions need to be undertaken to help reach this goal? Eban Goodstein, director of Bard Center for Environmental Policy, answers these questions and more in this hopeful and informative talk.

For full transcript and audio from this talk, go to: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio/multimedia/20190919-solar-dominance-citizen-action-climate-change-2030-eban-goodstein

Date 9/26/2019 Format Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Climate emergency: underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge
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This is Laura. Earlier today, Laura was suspended below the Sydney Harbour Bridge to call attention to our climate emergency.

Laura grew up just down the road from an open cut coal mine, and she’s seen first-hand the effects of coal on her community’s health. That’s why she’s calling on Scott Morrison to declare a climate emergency and make the shift away from dirty coal.

Stand with Laura: act.gp/climateemergency

Date 5/13/2019 Format Demonstrations
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2017 BYA Charlie Jiang speech
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2017 Brower Youth Awards Speech by Charlie Jiang talks about "doing good for the world," the world beyond his bubble, beyond his hometown, Chicago. 

EarthSayer Charlie Jiang
Date 11/29/2017 Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Prayer Vigil, Juneteenth, Portland, Oregon
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Portland Interfaith Clergy Resistance sponsored a prayer vigil at Terry Schrunk Plaza, across from City Hall, on Juneteenth, a day to commemorate emancipation from slavery in Texas on that day, June 19th in 1865. This film observes the 8 minutes, 46 seconds of silence and we suggest our viewers take the opportunity to reflect on the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, when Minneapolis police officers took a series of actions that violated the policies of the Department.  The situation turned fatal, leaving Mr. Floyd unable to breathe, even as he and onlookers called out for help. Participating clergy included: Rabbi Ariel Stone, Shir Tikvah and PDX Interfaith Clergy Resistance; Rev. Jon Aney, United Church of Christ; Rabbi Debra Kolodny, Portland United Against Hate; Rev. Aric Clark (he/his); and Davina Bookbinder, Rabbinical Student

EarthSayers Rev. Jon Aney; Rabbi Ariel Stone
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Interfaith Voices: Call to Inclusion More Details
 

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