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Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres, sat down with 3BLMedia at the Ceres Conference (April 2012) to share her belief that collaboration between conference attendees will lead to sustainable solutions. Mindy also talks about the Ceres "Road to 2020" best practices report, and how different companies' compliance measures up.
Related to the Ceres Conferences is our special collection, Investing and Sustainability.
Dr. Newman is the Director of Clinical Research in the Emergency Department at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and an Iraq war veteran. In addition to being widely published in medical journals he has written health care articles for the New York Times and is the author of Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets From the House of Medicine. He is also the editor-in-chief for two online publications, TheNNT.com, (The Number Needed to Treat)a resource for health care evidence summaries. Presented by TEDxColumbiaEngineering
Laurence Kemball-Cook's Talk, "Turning Our Cities Into Human Power Plants", at TEDxBerlin 2012 "Future 3.0". Pavegen embeds power generating technology into pavement so that the energy we generate when we walk is usable making human action an alternative source of energy.
Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth and shed some -- but by no means all -- of its characteristic faith in the future. Our new report, released Aug. 22, 2012, explores how middle-class Americans view themselves, as well as their outlook on the future and on the presidential candidates who are courting their votes.
To read the full report, go here.
Saturday, June 9th at the Strategies for a New Economy 2012 Conference historian and political economist talks about finding ways to build new institutions that are capable of managing the wealthiest nation in history as our present system is stalmated politically, stagneting economically, and in decay. People think something is wrong, making rethinking possible as painful as it might be. He talks about the Cleveland experience of building profits into the community and supported by purchasing institutions still in place.
Emphasis on the "we" in this speech aired by Democracy Now, the Green Party's convention's keynote address delivered by Gar Alperovitz, a professor of political economy at the University of Maryland. He is co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. Alperovitz is the author of, "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy." In his remarks, Alperovitz stressed the importance of third-party politics to challenge a corporate-run society. "Systems in history are defined above all by who controls the wealth," Alperovitz says. "The top 400 people own more wealth now than the bottom 185 million Americans taken together. That is a medieval structure."
Sustainability doesn't have to be complicated, the idea being to change your behavior and move from consumer to conserver. This short video is an example of tips and suggestions for conserving energy. Ed Begley, Jr. is an actor and environmentalist. Read more about him here. This series is sponsored by a non-profit, Energy Upgrade Los Angeles This program is funded in part through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Sir Partha DasGupta discusses natural capital and what it means in terms of economy. We have generally ignored our ecosystems including farm land and forests.
Sir Partha DasGupta. Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge, has written an article entitled "Nature's Role in Sustainable Economic Development" for the issue of Philosophical Transactions B "Personal perspectives in the life sciences for the Royal Society's 350th anniversary". In this podcast Wendy Barnaby interviews Sir Partha about his article and how nature should be taken into account when looking at economic development.
Charles Eisenstein addresses what is happening in the economy and money - will we get back to "normal?" Charles is the author of Sacred Economics, a new book that challenges the established patterns of money an economics in our society and offers some resolutions for the future. Charles spoke to a sell out crowd recently in Portland, Oregon. The Center for a Sustainable Today together with Evolver and Transition PDX is proud to present the video version of this enlightening talk.
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"The power of our ceremonies is perpetuated by discipline and our integrity. Ceremonies come to us, from the spirit, with instructions to maintain that doctoring, curing and healing power. It's up to us as humans to follow those instructions to be able to receive the blessings as they have intended. I try my best to follow the guidance of the spirit and our elders to keep that power and purity so our children and their children, for seven generations and more, can also receive the blessings through our ceremonies to live life in a good way."
To purchase the entire documentary of this teaching on a DVD, visit the Earth & Spirit Council's Website.
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