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Use of the Term Sustainability - Larry Merculieff
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Excerpt of an interview with Larry Merculieff (Aleut) from the Native Perspectives on Sustainability project (www.nativeperspectives.net). Merculieff critiques the use and meaning of the term "sustainability," and he speaks to the potential for human beings to draw upon our inherent intelligence to live in alignment with all of creation.

EarthSayers David Hall, Ph.D.; Larry Merculieff
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Native Perspectives on Sustainability More Details
Sustainability: EarthDay for All and the Challenge of Inequity: Ron Sims
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Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Ron Sims inspires us to be innovative and committed to change in a talk he gave in Portland, Oregon on April 22, 2010, EarthDay. He talked about what Sustainability means to him; the importance of changing who we are; and how the grand experiment we call the United States of America is one of opportunity, fairness and justice. More information on his accomplishment can be found on his Website.

This public talk by the Deputy Secretary is part of the The 8th Annual Regional Livability Summit sponsored by the Coalition for a Livable Future.

EarthSayer Ron Sims
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
The Blue Sweater
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Jacqueline Novogratz brings us a series of insightful stories and unforgettable characters — from women dancing in a Nairobi slum, to unwed mothers starting a bakery, to courageous survivors of the Rwandan genocide, to entrepreneurs building services for the poor against impossible odds. Her book, The Blue Sweater is the inspiring story of a woman who has spent her life on a quest to understand global poverty and to find powerful new ways of tackling it.

 

EarthSayer Jacqueline Novogratz
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
Energy Conservation and Social Equity 1 of 2: Kate Miller
Static PreviewKate Miller is a Portland-based designer at Kate Miller Sustainable Interiors specializing in all aspects of lighting design with an emphasis in energy conservation. She talks about her latest project with QUAD Inc. a non-profit offering a unique independent living option for low-income adults with severe physical disabilities as well as her career in sustainable design and energy conservation. She emphasizes collaboration and trust as keys to success and calls for a focus this year on social equity. For more videos on Portland's sustainability progress, visit Portland Sustainability Leadership channel on YouTube.
EarthSayers Barry Heidt; Kate Miller
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Community-driven Culture of Portland, Oregon 2 of 2: Rob Bennett

Part 2 of 2 Rob Bennett is the founding executive director of the Portland Sustainability Institute (PoSI). PoSI was founded in 2009 to systematically bring together business, higher education, nonprofit and municipal leaders to drive a set of next generation urban sustainability initiatives for the Portland metro region.

Rob talks about the concept of EcoDistricts and how the challenge is to blend pieces into a whole and cleaer strategy. He believes that positive change can only come from attacking challenges with enthusiasm for inspiring tangible, sustainable solutions at the local level. He ontinues to work at the intersection of the environment, community social justice, and built form.  For more videos on Portland's sustainability progress, visit Portland Sustainability Leadership channel on YouTube.

EarthSayers Rob Bennett; Barry Heidt
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Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Environmental Challenges in China
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China Program Manager at the Worldwatch Institute, Yingling Liu discusses Chinese energy and environmental issues.

EarthSayer Yingling Liu
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Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Choosing Your Right Path by Satish Kumar
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Satish Kumar introduces his book, Spiritual Compass: The Three Qaulities of Life. Author and spiritual ecologist Satish Kumar explains the concepts which are found in his book; he believes that spirituality must be a part of our ordinary, everyday existence and in this interview he talks about your choices in the food you eat. Satish explains that there is no dualism between spirit and matter—all matter is imbued with spirit, and spirit manifests through matter. This integrated worldview forms the core of his book.
See www.greenbooks.co.uk

EarthSayer Satish Kumar
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
Just Do One Thing by Greg Horn
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Greg Horn is an advocate of practical solutions for bringing personal health and environmental sustainability into people’s lives.
He is a health and wellness professional and author (Living Green) advocating everyone do just one thing...Visit their site to view more videos created as part of a contest sponsored by June One Thing.

EarthSayer Greg Horn
Date unknown Format Suggestions and Tips
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
City Repair Project: Creating Commons
Static PreviewFrom this short segment from an old bikeTV episode, Make Lakeman from City Repair Project in Portland, OR talks about how the City Repair came to be and how the community is involved in creating and using public space.
EarthSayer Mark Lakeman
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Design and Architecture More Details
The Earth Awards 2010
The Earth Awards is a global search for creative solutions designed for the 21st century.

We are now seeking innovation for The 2010 Earth Awards. Submission deadline is May 10, 2010.

We are accepting submissions in six categories: Built Environment, Product, Future, Systems, Fashion, and Social Justice.

For more information visit www.theearthawards.org
Date unknown Format Awards
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

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