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Can new developments in solar technology put the United States on track to produce 50 percent of its energy with renewables by 2030? What global citizen actions need to be undertaken to help reach this goal? Eban Goodstein, director of Bard Center for Environmental Policy, answers these questions and more in this hopeful and informative talk.
For full transcript and audio from this talk, go to: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio/multimedia/20190919-solar-dominance-citizen-action-climate-change-2030-eban-goodstein
Working for the people of our future - become a society of the future. Max Wilbert is an organizer, writer, and wilderness guide.
He is the author of two books, most recently: Bright Green Lies: How the Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It (Monkfish 2021 — co-authored with Derrick Jensen and Lierre Keith).
Max is also an essayist whose work has been translated into six languages. He wrote the introduction to the French-language translation of the Earth First! Direct Action Manual.
This is Laura. Earlier today, Laura was suspended below the Sydney Harbour Bridge to call attention to our climate emergency.
Laura grew up just down the road from an open cut coal mine, and she’s seen first-hand the effects of coal on her community’s health. That’s why she’s calling on Scott Morrison to declare a climate emergency and make the shift away from dirty coal.
Stand with Laura: act.gp/climateemergency
Climate change denial draws headlines. But is it actually an obstacle to climate action?
A great majority of Americans say they're concerned about climate change.
The real roadblock is our unwillingness to pay money to help stop climate change.
David Wallace-Wells is a national fellow at the New America foundation and a columnist and deputy editor at New York magazine. He was previously the deputy editor of The Paris Review. He lives in New York City. His latest book is The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming (https://goo.gl/ih35YX)
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Most of us know the Arctic exists, but how many have had the chance to see it for ourselves? In our new series Frozen Islands, Arctic Seas, conservation biologist Joshua Powell gives us a glimpse of the remote Russian High Arctic and discusses issues vital to biodiversity in the region. This week, he talks about the threat of plastic waste, which seabirds often mistake for bits of fish. New episodes every Wednesday - subscribe now so you don’t miss out!
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You don't have to be a scientist to help protect the world's oceans, says underwater drone expert and TED Fellow David Lang -- in fact, ordinary citizens have pulled together to save the planet's natural treasures many times in history. Lang asks us to take a lesson from the story of the US National Parks Service, offering a three-point plan for conserving underwater wonders.
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Everyone has unconscious bias, and it can affect how you treat others. Dr. Rehman Y. Abdulrehman, Ph.D., C. Psych. is a consulting and clinical psychologist with LeadWithDiversity.com and is the founder and director of Clinic Psychology Manitoba. He is an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba, and a visiting professor at the State University of Zanzibar and Zanzibar University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Sarah Milner is a senior at Huron High School. She’s passionate about sociology and writing, and plans to study organizational studies in the hopes of becoming a consultant for future business leaders with the goal of helping them increase ethical business practices, diversity, and leadership skills within their companies. When she’s not reading or listening to music, she’s attending meetings for JSA, DECA, and her own club dedicated to the listening and sharing of music. This is her first year speaking at Ann Arbor’s TEDx event. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. | TEDxYouth@AnnArbor
AIEF Ambassador Stan Grant talks about why AIEF is a practical solution in the challenge of bridging the divide between advantaged and disadvantaged members of Australian society.
2017 Brower Youth Awards Speech by Charlie Jiang talks about "doing good for the world," the world beyond his bubble, beyond his hometown, Chicago.
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