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The Climate and Clean Air Coalition intends to serve as a forum for assessing progress in addressing the challenge of short lived climate pollutants and for mobilizing resources to accelerate action. It works to catalyse new actions as well as to highlight and bolster existing efforts on near-term climate change and related public health, food and energy security, and environmental issues.
Published on Mar 26, 2013
The Surui Cultural Map shows the Surui tribe of the Amazon's vision of their forest, including their territory and traditional history. To create this map, Surui youth interviewed their elders to document and map their ancestral sites, such as the site of first contact with western civilization in 1969, places where the tribes battled with colonists in the 1970s, as well as places of interest, like sightings of jaguars, capybaras and toucans. To preserve their forest and their livelihood, the Surui are entering the Carbon Credit marketplace with software called Open Data Kit to measure carbon and monitor any illegal logging in their forests using Android smartphones.
Google Earth Outreach gives nonprofits and public benefit organizations the knowledge and resources they need to visualize their cause and tell their story in Google Earth & Maps to hundreds of millions of people.
Published on Jun 16, 2012
Published on Feb 25, 2013, Sustainability, Global Warming, Climate Change.
Indigenous Peoples Lead Largest Climate Change Rally in Los Angeles History!
Phil Lane Jr. at the Climate Change Rally Los Angeles Feb 2013
From leading the March of thousands of members of the Human Family on LA City Hall, to opening the Rally with the prayers and words of Grandmothers and Grandfathers, delivering a strong message to President Obama and closing the Rally with a Idle No More-Protect the Sacred Round Dance, while signing the International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects, Indigenous Peoples lead the way from beginning to end!
Published on Feb 27, 2013
What are you thinking? We need to shift the whole energy system of the planet off of coal. Those with control and access to capital bear the greatest responsibility and burden of this challenge.
John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, a collaborative working to transform finance to serve a more just, resilient, and sustainable economic system.
With glaciers melting away, climate change already has become a fact of life for the poorest. Scientist use satellite technology to find ways to deal with dramatic water shortages in the Andean region. A slow and silent disaster that has started to affect millions.
Published on Dec 19, 2012
President Jim Yong Kim says the world must tackle the problem of climate change more aggressively. New scientific report, 'Turn Down the Heat' says the world is barreling down a path to hear up by 4 degrees at the end of the century if the global community fails to act on climate change, triggering a cascade of cataclysmic changes that include extreme heat-waves, declining global food stocks and a sea-level rise affecting hundreds of millions of people.
October 26-28, 2012, New Bedford, MA, Marion Institute. A talk about the ongoing, ever-deepening fight to keep global warming from getting entirely out of control, and show some ways for New Englanders to join the battle.
Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with The End of Nature in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org. In 2011 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and led the largest civil disobedience action in 30 years, a protest at the White House to stop the construction of the Keystone pipeline that saw the arrest of 1253 people.
Trailer: Clarissa Klein, Alec Loorz, Shannon McComb, Eveline Weary, Danny Farahdel, Tracy Alvarez, Felix Finkbiener, Hannah Kirkegaard, William Love-Anderegg, Jordan Howard, Erica Fernandez, Carolina Parra, and Anya Suslova are featured in this "kids vs. global warming" documentary by Lynne Cherry. (2009)
Saami youth describe issues affecting their culture due to climate change, most particularly how unstable conditions are affecting reindeer. Their best-known means of livelihood is semi-nomadic reindeer herding, with which about 10% of the Sami are connected and 2,800 actively involved on a full-time basis.
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