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The American Denial of Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes
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Polls show that between one-third and one-half of Americans still believe that there is "no solid" evidence of global warming, or that if warming is happening it can be attributed to natural variability. Others believe that scientists are still debating the point. Join scientist and renowned historian Naomi Oreskes as she describes her investigation into the reasons for such widespread mistrust and misunderstanding of scientific consensus and probes the history of organized campaigns designed to create public doubt and confusion about science. Series: "Perspectives on Ocean Science"

EarthSayer Naomi Oreskes
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Carbon Capture and Sequestration by Scott Anderson
Static PreviewEnvironmental Defense Fund's Scott Anderson, Senior Policy Advisor, discusses Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS).
EarthSayer Scott Anderson
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Renewable Energy & The Smart Grid More Details
Anna and Frances Moore Lappe with Raj Patel
Static PreviewEat, Drink, and Be Ecological About It
Anna Lappé, Author, Diet for a Hot Planet
Frances Moore Lappé, Author, Diet for a Small Planet
Raj Patel, Activist, Author, Stuffed and Starved, The Value of Nothing - Moderator

Nearly 40 years ago, before daughter Anna was a twinkle in her eye, Frances Moore Lappé published Diet for a Small Planet. Today, the pair still stand firmly behind this book which started as a one-page handout and would become the foundation of Annas own life's work stressing that to understand world politics, we need first to understand food. Anna Lappé, one of Time's "Eco- Who's Who," argues that there's an unsettling connection between food production and global warming in her latest, Diet for a Hot Planet. The mother and daughter have traveled far and wide and conclude that "hunger is not caused by a scarcity of food but by a scarcity of democracy." They encourage us to recognize food as a powerful starting point for solving one of our planet's biggest problems.
EarthSayers Frances Lappe; Anna Lappe
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
UN Messenger of Peace Wangari Maathai
Static PreviewKenyan tree-planting activist Wangari Maathai became a UN Messenger of Peace during the Copenhagen Climate Talks. A delegate to her Green Belt Movement, RRI's Elizabeth Baker was in the second row as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pinned a dove on Professor Maathai to symbolize the honor shared by only a handful of others. Professor Maathai spoke vividly of the role of activism in protecting civil society's interests worldwide and called for climate action in a Copenhagen deal.
EarthSayers Elizabeth Baker; Wangari Maathai
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Huey Johnson More Details
Rapid Climate Change by Dr. Chris Charles
Static PreviewIs climate variability affected by the ongoing addition of greenhouse gasses to Earth's atmosphere? Join Dr. Chris Charles as he explains how geological archives are shedding new light on the human impact on climate. Series: "Perspectives on Ocean Science" [10/2004] [Science] [Show ID: 8718]
EarthSayer Chris Charles, Ph.D.
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Into the Cold by Sebastian Copeland
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(Movie Trailer) The absolute top of the earth is a place few try to reach on foot. Even fewer succeed. With the vast arctic ice vanishing rapidly, photographer, extreme adventurer, and environmental advocate Sebastian Copeland sets out to reach the North Pole on the centennial of Admiral Peary's reach in 1909. This inspiring documentary follows their tumultuous two-month trek—not just through piercing cold and merciless terrain, but straight into the depths of the soul. Visit the film site to buy the DVD.

 

It will give you the chills and, at the same time, help support the SEDNA Foundation and Global Green USA.

EarthSayer Sebastian Copeland
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101 Solutions to Global Climate Change by Guy Dauncey
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Peak Moment 26: Author Guy Dauncey's lively, optimistic solutions for Peak Oil and climate crisis are do-able here and now. Conservation, efficiency, proven technologies, and emerging innovations will take us through this critical planetary energy transition. More information on this segment. Guy Dauncey is author of Stormy Weather:

EarthSayers Guy Dauncey; Janaia Donaldson
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Working Forests and Carbon Workshop
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The Working Forests & Carbon event was held June 9-10th, including a workshop at the Long Lake Conservation Center near Palisade, MN and a field tour the following day. More information is available at:
http://www.dovetailinc.org/content/working-forests-carbon

The workshop featured presentations by the Climate Action Reserve and the American Carbon Registry (ACR) with details about carbon offset standards and forest project requirements. Great River Energy discussed the latest on carbon policy and the energy provider perspective. The Aitkin County Land Department provided an update on the development of a Northwoods carbon offset project. Event organized by Aitkin County Land Department, The Forest Guild, Northeastern Area - US Forest Service, and Dovetail Partners.


EarthSayers Mike Debonis; Michael Saer
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TED Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? Brand and Jacobson
Static PreviewNuclear power: the energy crisis has even die-hard environmentalists reconsidering it. In this first-ever TED debate, Stewart Brand and Mark Z. Jacobson square off over the pros and cons. A discussion that'll make you think -- and might even change your mind.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.
EarthSayers Stewart Brand; Mark Jacobson
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection High Risk Energy Sources More Details
How To Boil A Frog Trailer
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This is the trailer for "How to Boil a Frog", an eco-comedy that shows the consequences of overshoot: too many people using up too little planet. An everyman dad gives us the scoop on the imminent end of the world as we know it, and five surprising ways we can save civilization.

EarthSayer Jon Cooksey
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
 

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