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When the Ordinary Just Won't Do by Renee Ward
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The message to forget about guarding oneself and masking who you are, rather, to be honest and dismiss the pretense that everyone wil like you or agree with you is essential to furthering cause of sustainability.  The Reverend Renee Ward courageously champions causes close to her heart without worrying about what people think or whether they agree with her.  Her speech was sponsored by TEDxConcordiaUPortland. Their 2012 schedule of speeches is here.

EarthSayer Renee Ward
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Portland Sustainability Leaders More Details
The Green Collar Economy by Van Jones
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Van Jones is the founder and president Green For All, based in Oakland, California.  He is committed to creating "green pathways out of poverty," while greatly expanding the coalition fighting global warming.  His newest book, Rebuild the Dream, may be ordered by clicking on the image.

Complete video here.

EarthSayer Van Jones
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Perpetual Ocean from NASA
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This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through Decmeber 2007. The visualization does not include a narration or annotations; the goal was to use ocean flow data to create a simple, visceral experience.NASA

This visualization was produced using NASA/JPL's computational model called Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II or ECCO2.

Date unknown Format Visualization
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Oceans More Details
The Known Universe from Amer. Museum of Natural History
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The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. The new film, created by the Museum, was part of an exhibition, Visions of the Cosmos: From the Milky Ocean to an Evolving Universe, held at the Rubin Museum of Art in Manhattan in 2010.

EarthSayers Carter Emmart; Michael Hoffman; Ben Oppenheimer
Date unknown Format Documentary
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2011 Global Corporate Responsibility Research by Cone
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Cone conducted an online survey, and we described “corporate responsibility” to the 1,000 respondents in each country broadly as “companies changing their business practices and giving their support to address social and environmental issues.” In this report, we’ll share their opinions on: The role of business in society – It’s to change it.

Leading issues – Focus on material issues. Leading approaches – Maximize core business competencies. Impact – Socially minded consumers make the world go ‘round. Communications – Tell it how it is. Download the 2012 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker

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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) More Details
New Economics Party in New Zealand by Deirdre Kent
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Deirdre Kent is co-founder of the New Economics Party in New Zealand and here she discusses some specific recommendations for transforming our economic system to a sustainable one. Visit their Website for more information and ideas. 

EarthSayer Deirdre Kent
Date unknown Format Blog
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The Secret Life of Metaphors by James Geary
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Aphorism enthusiast and author James Geary waxes on a fascinating fixture of human language: the metaphor. Friend of scribes from Aristotle to Elvis, metaphor can subtly influence the decisions we make, Geary says.
To order his book from Amazon,  simply click on image. TEDTalks.

EarthSayer James Geary
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The Re-creation Moment of America by Dr. Margaret Wheatley
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Community is the answser. Dr. Margaret Wheatley (Meg) writes, teaches, and speaks about how we might organize and accomplish our work in chaotic times. She invites us to attend to the quality of our relationships to weather the increasing turbulence. She knows that whatever the problem, community is the answer.

Click on book image to order from Amazon.com.

 

EarthSayer Dr. Margaret Wheatley
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The Empathic Civilisation by Jeremy Rifkin
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Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society.  His speech is animated by RSA Animate.  Click on image to order book on Amazon.com.

 

EarthSayer Jeremy Rifkin
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How to Save the World by Eero Paloheimo
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Eero Paloheimo has worked as designer, politician and university professor. He has written eight books and many articles about the prospects of future and environmental issues. In this lecture, he emphasizes we have but decades to change our attitude from us being the disease to being the doctor.  Here are the first two of his strategies to change the world. First strategy is first aid. Second strategy is user (consumer) health care - we produce things and do not design to work properly and must plan new cities.

EarthSayer Eero Paloheimo
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection What is Sustainability? More Details
 

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