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A shocking solution by two climate scientists? Addressing the economic system, advocating a radical de-growth strategy. Interviewed by Amy Goodman at the UN Climate Summit, Warsaw, Poland. Kevin Anderson and Alice Bows-Larkin of the influential Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in England say many of the solutions proposed by world leaders to prevent "runaway global warming" will not be enough to address the scale of the crisis. Transcript here.
Lizzy Clark, UK Youth Climate Coalition talks about her participation at COP19 (climate change conference held in Warsaw, Poland, and what the working groups are doing to get fossil fuel folks to hear what they have to say.
Published on Nov 14, 2013
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Living For A Cause is a series of web shorts presented by Greenpeace International Executive Director, Kumi Naidoo.
In episode one Kumi reflects on his first contact with Greenpeace, and the need for greater participation in activism.
Reflecting on 3 years at the helm of what has become a dynamic international organisation, the series presents an 'insider' look at the Greenpeace of today, highlighting some of the more surprising aspects of our organisation, from the well known protest actions, to our people, and volunteers. Go to Living for a Cause 2 here.
Kumi Naidoo on Facebook and Twitter.
David Ritter is CEO of Greenpeace, Australia Pacific, and he talks about the importance of online participation to address Corporate power, particularly their actions involving Coca Cola and Nestle.
"We are not a pop drink democracy"
Published on Jun 14, 2013
When we actually face what's happening on the planet, the picture isn't pretty. Author Carolyn Baker (Speaking Truth To Power) is concerned by rapidly-unfolding climate change, and the fragile Fukushima reactor situation. Systems thinker Dave Pollard (How To Save the World) sees endgames for three inter-related systems--economic, energy and ecology--any one of which could lead to civilizational collapse.
We're in a predicament we can't fix, but we can choose how we respond. Published on Nov 19, 2013
To order her book from Amazon, click on the image or visit your local bookstore.
A data visualization of climate change effects. Produced by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme and Globaia and funded by the UN Foundation. Published on Nov 19, 2013The data visualization summarises and visualizes several of the most significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report, (Working Group I summary for policymakers, the Physical Science Basis). In 2014, IPCC will publish summaries concerning societal impacts, mitigation and adaptation.
The statements and facts presented are derived from the IPCC summary for policymakers.
Jeffrey Sachs presents the key note presentation on sustainability, most particularly sustainable development (environmental and economic) for the first Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013 in London. The lectures is on how sustainable development must occur and how countries are not doing enough to meet this in either terms of energy and the economy. Published on Mar 30, 2013
In an October 15th 2013 article in the Financial Times in response to the climate catastrophe of Typhoon Haiyan, he notes "People need to see credible energy plans, pathways for each country and region to a prosperous low-carbon future. Such pathways can be found, but aside from excellent work in a handful of places, such as the UK, Denmark and California, such long-term planning has not been done...The basic elements of a pathway include four key pillars: more electricity from low-carbon technologies rather than coal; replacing fossil fuels with electricity as the fuel source for sectors such as cars and household heating; greater energy efficiency in industry and the home; and the end of deforestation (which emits carbon).
Dan Pingaro is the Executive Director of Sailors for the Sea (sailingsforthesea.org), the only ocean conservation nonprofit focused on the sailing and boating community. In this interview he talks about the Clean Regatta Program at the America's Cup races held this last September 2013 in San Francisco, California.
Since July 2011, Sailors for the Sea (Newport, RI) has worked with the America's Cup Event Authority to support the vision and plan of delivering a model sustainability sporting event. In October Sailors for the Sea awarded the 34th America's Cup their highest level Clean Regattas certification!
Dan was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett with support from videographer, David Okimoto of EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability at the America's Cup Finals in San Francisco, September 10, 2013.
Jill Savery explains what sustainability means to her America's Cup team, emphasizing zero waste and carbon neutral objectives, and to sporting events now and into the future. She is the Head of Sustainability for the America's Cup Event Authority. Her professional experience includes supporting sporting organizations such as the United States Olympic Committee, the London 2012 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the Chicago 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid team, the England 2018 FIFA World CupTM bid team, and several municipalities in the United States to embed sustainability into operations.
Savery speaks frequently on the topic of sustainability and sport to national and international audiences. Her new book co-edited with Dr. Keith Gilbert, titled Sustainability and Sport, is a first of its kind look at this emerging field. Click image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.
Jill was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with the support of David and Mary Kay Okimoto in September, 2013 at the finals of the America's Cup races in San Francisco, California, USA.
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