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Wendell Berry, one of America's most influential writers, reads one of his most revered poems "A Poem on Hope" for Moyers & Company.
Published on Oct 3, 2013
Steve Cochran is an internationally-recognized and nationally-prominent leader, speaker, writer and advocate in the field of sustainable enterprise, working with private industry, government, academia and the non-profit world to achieve that goal. He addresses the need for balance among people, planet and prosperity and acting to meet our own needs as well as those of future generations.
He is the co-founder of Sustainability Strategies, LLC and a founding partner in the Washington-based National Center for Sustainability, and a founding board member of the DC-based United States Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development.
Brooklyn Naval Yard, New York. Mayor Bloomberg Outlines ambitious proposal to protect City against the effects of Climate Change to build a stronger, more resilient New York. New York is described by Dr. John Holdren, science and technology advisor to President Obama as being the "point of the spear in addressing climate change."
James Molinaro, Borough President of Staten Island introduces Mayor Bloomberg who details the city's plan and what they are doing including economic development that incorporates climate risk.
Published on Jun 13, 2013
Video shown at meeting include earthsayers Donna DeCostanzo, Natural Resources Defense Council; Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, Co-chair New York City Panel on Climate Change; and Michael Northrop, Rockefeller Brothers Fund.
The Prince's International Sustainability Unit, The Royal Channel, video discusses need for cooperation and consensus building among all sectors of our economy - business, non-profit, NGO sectors.
The Prince of Wales promotes an eco-system approach to management and the scaling up of really good practices around the world, "where it works" and has been shown to work, in this video in the context of fisheries.
Also included is a segment on water and the role of executive education and the Natural Capital Leadership Platform which brings leaders together. "We're not valueing natural capitol and the services provided by nature herself."
Published on Jul 23, 2013
The climate of the southwestern U.S. could be a lot drier by 2100. The climate of the northeastern U.S. could be a lot wetter.
"These visualizations communicate a picture of the impacts of climate change in a way that words do not," says Allison Leidner, Ph.D., a scientist who coordinates NASA's involvement in the National Climate Assessment "When I look at the scenarios for future temperature and precipitation, I really see how dramatically our nation's climate could change."
New visualizations of computer model projections show how precipitation patterns could change across the U.S. in the coming decades under two different carbon dioxide emissions scenarios.
The date seen in the bottom-right corner is the mid-point of the 30-year average being shown. To learn more about the National Climate Assessment, due out in 2014, visit here.
In Klaus Jacob's first video interview (filmed 6/19) after the release of the much discussed “Resilient New York” report, he talks about defining resilience, flood risk, managed retreat, intergenerational justice, and why NYC's climate plan is shortsighted. The climate projections (flood zones, sea level rise) used in the report stop at 2050, but the city's planning & construction need to consider risks beyond that date.
Klaus Jacob, research scientist at Earth Institute's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, warned of New York's vulnerabilities to severe storm flooding long before Sandy and has emerged as a central figure in discussions about post-Sandy NYC.
Sandy Frucher, Vice Chairman of the NASDAQ OMX, discusses their work with Ceres and getting all of the stock exchanges involved in sustainability. He references a UN program getting stock exchanges involved and a requirement that they gather non-financial, sustainability information. Interviewed by 3BL Media at the May 2013 conference of Ceres.
Gil Friend discusses different perspectives on investments. He talks about the various attitudes towards the business case for sustainability. He disagress with folks who say they will do as much as they can afford. Interviewed by 3BL Media at the Ceres 2013 Conference, May 1-2 iin San Francisco, California.
James Glattfelder studies complexity: how an interconnected system -- say, a swarm of birds -- is more than the sum of its parts. And complexity theory, it turns out, can reveal a lot about how the economy works. Glattfelder shares a groundbreaking study of how control flows through the global economy, and how concentration of power in the hands of a shockingly small number leaves us all vulnerable. (Filmed at TEDxZurich.)
Published on Feb 13, 2013
Dr. Brené Brown is a researcher professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness, posing the questions: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness? The ability to feel connected is how we are wired and why we are here.
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