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F. Sherwood Rowland, UCI Bren Research Professor of chemistry and Earth system science, received the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering that chlorofluorocarbons in products such as aerosol sprays damage the Earths protective ozone layer. Although the finding was controversial at first, it ultimately led to a world ban on CFCs. Video by Kerrin Piche Serna, University Communications. Prof F. Sherwood Rowland passed away Saturday, March 10th, 2012. Image story here.
What does environmental devastation actually look like? At TEDxVictoria, photographer Garth Lenz shares shocking photos of the Alberta Tar Sands mining project -- and the beautiful (and vital) ecosystems under threat.
For almost twenty years, Garth's photography of threatened wilderness regions, devastation, and the impacts on indigenous peoples, has appeared in the world's leading publications. His recent images from the boreal region of Canada have helped lead to significant victories and large new protected areas in the Northwest Territories, Quebec, and Ontario. Garth's major touring exhibit on the Tar Sands premiered on Los Angeles in 2011 and recently appeared in New York. Garth is a Fellow of the International League Of Conservation Photographers
Filmed at TEDxVictoria on November 19 2011.
http://www.ted.com Days before this talk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BP's risky pursuit of oil. Our societies have become addicted to extreme risk in finding new energy, new financial instruments and more ... and too often, we're left to clean up a mess afterward. Klein's question: What's the backup plan? Click on the book image to order from Amazon.
An interesting and popular presentation of the argument for why being a climate change denier is risky business based on scientific data supporting global warming.
A brief recap of the satellite news media tour on February 1, 2012 that looked at the science of falling snow, how NASA observes snow from space, and the factors that lead to the 2010 "Snowmageddon." For more on the story, check out http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/know-snow.html
The role of Corporate Philanthropy in a fundamental transformation on how change how we do business similar to when we moved to the industrial revolution. And co-creation is key as is embedded creation.
On June 2 at the CECP Summit, one of the world's top authorities on the implications of On June 2 at the CECP Summit, one of the world's top authorities on the implications of sustainable development for business strategy, Professor Stuart Hart drew on the latest edition of his book Capitalism at the Crossroads: The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World's Most Difficult Problems as well as his pathbreaking article "The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid," written in collaboration with C.K. Prahalad, to discuss both why and how companies can move "beyond greening" toward transformational, strategic change.sustainable development for business strategy, Professor Stuart Hart drew on the latest edition of his book Capitalism at the Crossroads: The Unlimited Business Opportunities in Solving the World's Most Difficult Problems as well as his pathbreaking article "The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid," written in collaboration with C.K. Prahalad, to discuss both why and how companies can move "beyond greening" toward transformational, strategic change.
Sting introduces other artist and business people promoting the Prince's Rainforest SOS program. The Project’s work was largely concluded in Oslo in May 2010.The PRP is now part of The Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit, a programme of work to help build consensus on how to develop durable solutions which will underpin the mechanisms required to meet the challenges of climate change and natural resource depletion.www.rainforestSOS.org
This is a video produced by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and a glimpse at some of the stories of EDF activities. When you click through on YouTube to read the comments on this video you will see ones from the climate change deniers as well as from those actively engaged as "environmentalists." EarthSayers advocates sustainability principles and practices and bringing the voices of sustainability to the fore so that our citizens can make up their own minds and act responsibily in their daily lives.
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