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Frances Moore-Lappe at the World Future Council
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Frances Moore-Lappe who has authored or co-authored 15 books, including the three-million-copy bestseller 'Diet for a Small Planet',talks about people's feelings of helplessness in affecting their own and the world economy.

EarthSayer Frances Moore-Lappe
Date 7/31/2006 Format Lectures
Length 4:15 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
The Nation LIVE! with Naomi Klein
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Published on Oct 18, 2015

Naomi Klein author of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" speaking;

at the event The Nation LIVE!! at Town Hall Seattle October 15, 2015.

To order her book from Amazon click on the image or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.

EarthSayer Naomi Klein
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of Our Planet by NASA
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Our planet is a beautiful and awesome place. In a new video, join NASA scientists on a 40-minute visual tour of Earth from space, presented at the IMAX Theater at National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. on September 10.


"Vital Signs: Taking the Pulse of Our Planet" was the theme for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's fifteenth installment of its annual lecture and reception sponsored by the Maryland Space Business Roundtable. Published on Oct 23, 2014

Earth is a complex, dynamic system we do not yet fully understand. Like the human body, the Earth system comprises diverse components that interact in complex ways.

On this global tour, scientists lead the viewer through Earth's water cycle, forests and frozen regions as seen through the eyes of NASA's Earth observing satellite fleet. They share a story of how we can make life better today and into the future.

NASA's Earth science program aims to develop a greater understanding of Earth's system and its response to natural or human-induced changes, and to improve predictions of climate, weather and natural disasters.

The lecture features:


Lennard Fisk, Ph.D, Distinguished University Professor of Space Science, University of Michigan
INTRODUCTION

Gail Skofronick-Jackson, Ph.D, Project Scientist for the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on THE WATER CYCLE

Thorsten Markus, Ph.D Project Scientist for Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on SEA ICE

Lola Fatoyinbo-Agueh, Ph.D, Principal Investigator, (Eco-Synthetic Aperture Radar) (EcoSAR)
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, LAND AND EARTH

Piers Sellers, Deputy Director, Science and Exploration Directorate, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, THE BIG PICTURE

EarthSayers Lola Fatoyinbo-Agueh, Ph.D; Lennard Fisk, Ph.D; Gail Skofronick-Jackson, Ph.D
Date unknown Format Research
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
An Ecology of Mind, The Gregory Bateson Documentary
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Documentary of one of the great philosphers of the 20th Century, an epistemologist - anthropologist.Uploaded on Dec 25, 2010

Gregory Bateson
[1904 - 1980] - Anthropologist, Social Scientist, Cyberneticist - known as Gregory– was one of the most 
important social scientists of this century. Strongly opposing those scientists who attempted to ‘reduce’
everything to mere matter, he was intent upon the task of re-introducing ‘Mind’ back into the scientific
equations -writing two famous books Steps to an Ecology of Mind, and Mind & Nature as part of this task.
From his point of view Mind is a constituent part of ‘material reality’ and it is thus nonsensical to try to split
mind from matter. Before being championed by the counter-culture of the 1960’s Bateson had been busy
in the 20’s and 30’s as an anthropologist in Bali, and in helping to found the science of cybernetics among
many other things. Adopted by many thinkers in the anti-psychiatry movement because he provided a
model and a new epistemology for developing a novel understanding of human madness, and also for
his invention of the theory of the double bind.

 

 

EarthSayer Gregory Bateson
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
Reflecting on Rio - Looking Back to 1992
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Pioneers Nitin Desai, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Bill Ford, Yolanda Kakabadse, Maurice Strong Jim MacNeill, and Achim Steiner , highlight the historic nature of the original Rio Earth Summit, while acknowledging its shortcomings. Rio+20 takes place in June 2012.

EarthSayers Nitin Desai; Yolanda Kakabadse; Jim MacNeil
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ray Anderson Memorial Interviews More Details
Empowering grass-roots musicians by Tobias Sturmer
Static PreviewTobias Sturmer is artistic director of EW-Music. An Ethno-musicologist, Tobias Sturmer shares his story of working with grass-roots musicians in the southern Casamance region of Senegal.
EarthSayer Tobias Sturmer
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Sustainability: This I Believe by David Orr
Static PreviewDavid W. Orr is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and Special Assistant to the President of Oberlin College and a James Marsh Professor at the University of Vermont. He is the author of The Nature of Design (Oxford, 2002) and Design on the Edge (MIT, 2006). Recent projects include a two year, $2 million project to define a 100 day climate action plan for the Obama administration (www.climateactionproject.com ).
EarthSayer David Orr
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Architecture and Green Building More Details
 

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