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Climate Change - Causes, Consequences and Mitigation Solutions by Duncan Stewart | Talks at Google
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Tune in to hear from award winning architect and environmentalist Duncan Stewart in this talk on the challenges posed by greenhouse gas emissions to Earth’s climate system, its impacts to our young generation’s future, along with impacts to biodiversity, and what we can do about it.

A pioneer of ecologically sustainable architecture, timber building design, renewable energy, energy efficient & nearly zero carbon buildings, Duncan is a director of the Irish Environmental Network, the Dublin Civic Trust, and a director & former chairperson of Green Foundation Ireland. He is also the producer & presenter of 'Eco Eye’ & ‘About the House’ TV series on RTE 1.

Duncan Stewart is a founder of Eco Ed 4 All - Developing Environmental Education for Schools in Ireland & CPD courses for teachers on Environmental themes. These include impacts and remedies to the following: Climate Change, Biodiversity, Land Use and Farming, Circular Economy, Air & Water Pollution, impacts to the Developing World and the UN Sustainable Development Goals to 2030.

EarthSayer Duncan Stewart
Date 3/2/2020 Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
The new generation of women climate leaders
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Mayors, entrepreneurs, innovators, students, scientists, dreamers and doers, there are many roles to play in shaping the world of tomorrow. The question that C40s Women4Climate initiative tackles is how do you empower individuals to think and act in a fundamentally different way? Through a global mentorship program dedicated to women in C40 cities; they aim influence the conversation through leadership events and create new momentum and interest among future leaders.

“Women make up more than half the world’s population, and although they are often disproportionately impacted by climate change, their voices are not always heard due to lack of inclusion and representation at the decision-making level. Now more than ever, enhancing women’s participation and leadership in the conversation around climate action will be critical to securing a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for us all” (Women4Climate).

How do you empower the next generation of women to lead climate action and justice globally? Watch this session to find out!

EarthSayers Silvia Marcon; Reniera O'Donnell
Date 11/12/2019 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Equal Rights for Women and Girls More Details
Why I Care About Criminal Injustice by Jason Flom
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Jason Flom describes his journey from being a wannabe Jimi Hendrix to music industry mogul and from a drug addicted college dropout to a pioneer in criminal justice reform. On January 31st, 1992, he read an article in the newspaper that set him on a mission to end mass incarceration. He has spent over 25 years working to free the innocent, reform the bail system, eliminate mandatory sentencing, abolish the death penalty and end the war on drugs. In this personal and inspiring talk, Flom recounts his journey and powerfully reminds us that we can all make a difference. Jason Flom is the Founder & CEO of Lava Media, and Founding Board Member at The Innocence Project. 

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EarthSayer Jason Flom
Date 6/25/2018 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
Accepting Responsibility: Why We Need More Male Feminists | Henry Taylor |
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Henry Taylor is a 12th grader at Pioneer High School. In his free time, he loves hanging out with friends, going to see good movies, researching politics, and reading. Henry has been a big supporter of the feminist movement for a while now, and he thinks that doing a TEDx talk would be a really cool and effective way for him to throw in his 2 cents as to why everyone, regardless of gender, should be a feminist. Next year, Henry plans on attending American University in Washington D.C. to study communications, law, economics, and government in an interdisciplinary program known as CLEG. TEDxYouth@AnnArbor

EarthSayer Henry Taylor
Date 6/25/2018 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Visually Disrupting Injustice by Adebayo Okeowo |
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Adebayo Okeowo is no ordinary human rights lawyer. In this emotive talk given at TEDxPretoria, he shares his idea around using visuals to make the law less complicated and more relatable. Adebayo says that we should never underestimate the power of a picture to communicate critical issues like human rights. Adebayo is a human rights lawyer with vast experience working for African and international organizations including SERAC, Global Rights, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, and Global Integrity, amongst others. He currently works as Advocacy Coordinator for the Centre for Human Rights based in Pretoria, South Africa and is a research fellow with the Center for Human Rights Science, Pittsburgh USA.  In 2013, Adebayo started an organization called White Code Centre, which uses audio- visuals to reshape how human rights are perceived. He is also part of the global team working with Amnesty International on its open source investigation project called the Digital Verification Corps (DVC). Adebayo continues to create riveting visuals because he believes in their ability to challenge stereotypes and change status quo. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at TEDxPretoria

EarthSayer Adebayo Okeowo
Date 6/14/2018 Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Leadership Development More Details
Brown Girl | Spoken Word Poetry | Veronica Mentor |
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Veronica Mentor is a University of Florida student and a spoken word poet. She speaks of her struggles and experiences of growing up as a brown girl. Veronica Mentor is a University of Florida student and a powerful spoken word poet. She speaks of her experiences and struggles of growing up as a brown girl. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. TEDxUF

EarthSayer Veronica Mento
Date 6/13/2018 Format Appeal
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
The Impact of Section 54 - Modern Slavery Act - and what good practice looks like
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Featuring: Kevin Hyland OBE Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner MODERATOR: Andrew Wallis CEO Unseen

Kevin Hyland, OBE is the United Kingdom’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, leading efforts to tackle slavery and human trafficking. He was formerly head of the London Metropolitan Police Service’s Human Trafficking Unit. Wikipedia

EarthSayer Kevin Hyland
Date 1/15/2018 Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Responsible Business Conferences More Details
Keystone XL: Why Pipelines Spark Controversy
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A quick climate change video essay that looks at why oil and gas pipelines like the Keystone XL expansion and the Dakota Access Pipeline are so contentious. I specifically look at how building new pipelines will just lock us into a system reliant on fossil fuels for decades to come.

Help me make more videos like this via Patreon
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Resources:
1. How Safe Are Pipelines
2. Keystone XL timeline.
3. An Analysis of the 100% renewable goal.
4. Keystone XL explained.
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Date 12/15/2017 Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Alberta Canada Tar Sands More Details
2017 BYA Charlie Jiang speech
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2017 Brower Youth Awards Speech by Charlie Jiang talks about "doing good for the world," the world beyond his bubble, beyond his hometown, Chicago. 

EarthSayer Charlie Jiang
Date 11/29/2017 Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Our Youth Speak Up More Details
Standing Rock is Everywhere with Pennie Opal Plant
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Co-founder of Idle No More SF Bay, Pennie Opal Plant, talks about individual’s responsibilities in ensuring the future is safe for all living things.

EarthSayer Pennie Opal Plant
Date 5/12/2017 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Wisdom Keepers More Details
 

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