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Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
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There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff.

'Re-Thinking Progress' explores how through a change in perspective we can re-design the way our economy works - designing products that can be 'made to be made again' and powering the system with renewable energy. It questions whether with creativity and innovation we can build a restorative economy.

Find out more about the circular economy at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and follow them on Twitter.

For an in-depth look at the economic and business rationale for making this transition, see the Towards the Circular Economy reports, available on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation website.

EarthSayer Ellen MacArthur
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection The Circular Economy More Details
Disposability Consciousness
Static PreviewEnvironmental & social justice activist Julia Butterfly Hill shows how our belief that we are separate from the whole has created a disposability consciousness.
EarthSayer Julia Butterfly-Hill
Date unknown Format Interview
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Environmental Impact of the Cotton T-Shirt
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Did you know that the average cotton T-shirt requires over 700 gallons of water to manufacture? Follow the production, use and disposal of the average cotton T-shirt in this USAgain educational video.

700 gallons of water.

Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, by Professor Burleson
Static PreviewJune 21 (Bloomberg) -- Elizabeth Burleson, law professor at Pace University, talked with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck on June 20 about the risks of hydraulic fracturing.
EarthSayer Elizabeth Burleson
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection High Risk Energy Alternatives More Details
Water Sustainability and The World We Create by Anna Lappe
Static PreviewOn April 24, 2011 a PR firm working for Dow Chemical contacted author Anna Lappé to submit a 60-second video for The Future We Create: The Future of Water, a web project about water sustainability (sponsored by Dow Chemical). This was the video that was rejected.
EarthSayer Anna Lappe
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
What is the Fracking Process by Chesapeak Energy
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Instructional, how it is done...After being made available on YouTube it was re-classified as "private" by the company.

We are leaving a link to it on EarthSayers in the event the company changes its mind and makes it available once again.

In order to maximize the production potential for a natural gas well, the shale formation must be hydraulically fractured. This video outlines and demonstrates the hydraulic fracturing process in Chesapeake Energy natural gas operations. For more information on fracking, visit www.hydraulicfracturing.com.

Here is a news/personal story about spills from a Chesapeak Energy drilling site and contamination of private and public natural resources.

Here is our January 1, 2013 article on Fracking in our blog, Sustainability Adovate. 

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GasLand by Josh Fox
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Trailer for GASLAND - (2010) Directed by Josh Fox. Winner of Special Jury Prize - Best US Documentary Feature - Sundance 2010. Screening at Cannes 2010. This addresses hydraulic fracturing a.k.a. fracking, a highly contentious, high risk energy alternative. 

A criticism of  Gasland is a video by the folks at ANGA - American Natural Gas Alliance - who argue that Gasland is "flawed." 

You are going to have to form your own opinion after listening to a wide range of voices of sustainability, but especially the citizens who are experience fracking first hand in their fields and communities.

EarthSayer Josh Fox
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My Water's On Fire Tonight
Static Preview"My Water's On Fire Tonight" is a product of Studio 20 NYU in collaboration with ProPublica.org (http://bit.ly/5tJN). The song is based on ProPublica's investigation on hydraulic fractured gas drilling (read the full investigation here.

Music by David Holmes and Andrew Bean
Vocals and Lyrics by David Holmes and Niel Bekker
Animation by Adam Sakellarides and Lisa Rucker
EarthSayers David Holmes; Lisa Rucker; Adam Sakellarides
Date unknown Format Documentary
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Bag It (trailer)
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Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow "everyman" Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our own bodies. We see how our crazy for plastic world has finally caught up to us and what we can do about it. Today. Right now.

EarthSayers Suzan Beraza; Jeb Berrier
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
TED Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? Brand and Jacobson
Static PreviewNuclear power: the energy crisis has even die-hard environmentalists reconsidering it. In this first-ever TED debate, Stewart Brand and Mark Z. Jacobson square off over the pros and cons. A discussion that'll make you think -- and might even change your mind.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.
EarthSayers Stewart Brand; Mark Jacobson
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