Moving Into the Age of Light – presentation for Fundação dom Cabral and Petrobras in 2004
Moving Into the Age of Light – presentation for Fundação dom Cabral and Petrobras in 2004
TALISMAN SABRE PEACE CONVERGENCE provided by Transcend Media Service; Peace Journalist Jake Lynch, Dir. of Univ. of Sydney Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, With Peace Journalist/Author Annabel McGoldrick, reporting from Yeppoon and Rockhampton, Central Queensland-Australia, Jul 11-12, 09
The Economics of Happiness — provided by The Dylan Ratigan Show; Helena Norberg-Hodge of the International Society for Ecology & Culture (ISEC) promotes her film which offers simple policy steps to reduce unemployment and pollution if we can get beyond the economic myths which have us rushing in the wrong direction.
Amory Lovins – The Fossil Fuel Endgame provided by the Tällberg Forum; “It’s cheaper to save fuel than to buy fuel.” Lovins describes how conservation and use of already developed technologies should be the first step to decreasing dependence on oil. The Tällberg Forum 2009 gathered world leaders to answer the question: “How on earth can we live together, within the planetary boundaries?” More videos from the forum can be seen at http://webbtv.compodium.se/tallberg09/.
Four Minutes on Human Development — provided by the BBC; Hans Rosling explores stats in an unusual but fascinating way that allows the viewer to watch 200 countries develop over the last 200 years in just four minutes. He takes viewers through the Industrial Revolution, Spanish flu, two world wars and the HIV epidemic in Africa as he covers life expectancy and wealth using 120,00 numbers in his ongoing “Joy of Stats” project. The experience begins in 1810 and shows viewers exactly how different the world is compared to what we imagine it to be. (John Size, Dailybrew.com)
2008 EthicMark® Finalists – provided by Ethical Markets Media LLC; The World Business Academy will present its 2008 EthicMark® Award for “advertising that uplifts the human spirit and society.” Here are the five advertising campaigns chosen as finalists from the many campaigns nominated from around the world: Cannes Lions Festival – Humanitarian Lion (France); Dove – Evolution; Natura – About Recycling (Brazil); Together We Can (UK); and the WE Campaign – Coming Together to Protect the Planet. (11 min)
Ashok Khosla – Worlds to Dream About provided by the Tällberg Forum; With telling graphics, Ashok Khosla looks for win-win solutions rather than the blame of North vs. South to address the extreme poverty which exists today and will grow tremendously in the face of increasing eco-refugees. The Tällberg Forum 2009 gathered world leaders to answer the question: “How on earth can we live together, within the planetary boundaries?” More videos from the forum can be seen at http://webbtv.compodium.se/tallberg09/.
Speculation and Frenzy in Food Markets — provided by TheRealNews.com; Jayati Ghosh, professor of economics at JNU university in New Delhi and executive secretary of International Development Economics Associates, and Robert Pollin, professor of economics and codirector of the Political Economic Research Institute, PERI, discuss an avoidable crisis.
THE FLOW STATE by Prof. Csikszentmihalyi – Provided by TED.com; Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is a member of our Advisory Board and for the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators. Hazel Henderson was one of his “flow state” examples.
Mathis Wakernagel and Susan Burns provided by Global Footprint Network; Wackernagel and Bursn explain why data on resource limits will be the critical intelligence for the 21st century. Mathis Wackernagel is one of our Advisory Board members for our Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators . It’s nice to meet Susan too!
Blue Energy — provided by TEDxTalks; Martin Burger discusses how we must cooperate “in a consciousness congruence, the compounded mulitplier cosmological effect of each our choosing” to reach desireable futures, drawing on resources such as Hazel Henderson’s Attention Economy.
China’s Green Beat: Kumning No Car Day – provided by chinadialogue and China’s Green Beat; Green Sisters Jenny and Ouyang show the positive difference on the streets on the monthly No Car Day in Kumning. (5 min).
The Story of BRAC provided by BRAC USA; This video shows how BRAC took a program in a single community to scale up to a nation and into international efforts and is now considered one of the most effective non-governmental organizations in the world.
Partying on a Trace of CO2 — provided by TEDxPentagon; Rear Admiral David Titley, USN, explains climate change and link to national security
This Green House – provided by The New York Times; Spend a day at the SEED (Student Experiment in Ecological Design) house with the environmentally conscious students from Oberlin College. (6 min)
The Story of Cap and Trade provided by The Story of Stuff Project; Intended as a conversation starter, this video, in the style of The Story of Stuff, is a fast-paced, fact-filled, look at the most popular climate solution being discussed. Annie Leonard introduces the people at the heart of this scheme – energy traders and Wall Street financiers – and examines the “devils in the details”: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and, distractions from what’s really required to tackle the climate crisis.
Hazel Henderson on Re-Designing Money Systems – provided by Ethical Markets Media; Presented to the launch of the UNEP Green Economy Initiative, Geneva, Dec. 1, 2008, Hazel Henderson explains how re-designing money systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and accelerate the growing green economy. The full paper and editorials covering these topics in greater depth are available at www.EthicalMarkets.com. (35 min)
Van Jones – Green For All Provided by CNN; Van Jones comments on the Leiberman-Warner Climate Security Act and its implications for providing sustainable green jobs. (3 mins)
Lynn Woolsey on Peace provided by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Financial; one of many videos from the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, CA, October 2009.
We’re Ready – Provided by IONS; This One Minute Shift, produced by 13-year-old Shannon Leonard and his friends, expresses a heartfelt call from youth who are ready to live more sustainably. They pointedly ask if we’re ready to do the same. (@1 min)
Alisa Miller – Why we know less than ever about the world Provided by TED.com; Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, talks about why — though we want to know more about the world than ever — the US media is actually showing less. Eye-opening stats and graphs. (4.5 mins)
A. T. Ariyaratne on Peace provided by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Financial; one of many videos from the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, CA, October 2009.
The Shift – A movie being made by a movement provided by www.theshiftmovie.com; This movie trailer, spread virally around the internet, describes an ambitious project to showcase the millions of people from all across the world who are banding together to establish peace, sustainability and social justice as the common themes by which humanity thrives on Planet Earth. The project will show how change is happening at the most fundamental levels of our culture, and how countless people, associations and groups are leading the grass-roots movement with a swell of positive activity.
Hans Rosling – Debunking third-world myths with the best stats you’ve ever seen Provided byTED.com; With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling demonstrates that most of the third world is on a trajectory toward health and prosperity, and many countries are moving twice as fast as the west did. (20 mins)
Vandana Shiva on Peace, part 1 provided by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Financial; one of many videos from the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, CA, October 2009.
Jane Goodall: Helping humans and animals live together – provided by TED.com; The legendary chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall talks about TACARE and her other community projects which help people in booming African towns live side-by-side with threatened animals. (24 min)
Catherine Sneed: the Green Project – provided by the Schumacher Society, Cathrine Sneed’s work shows that bringing people out of jails and off the streets into the garden can be transformative in both the human and natural realms. (7 min) provided by Global Footprint Network, How many Earths would it take to support your lifestyle? The Global Footprint Network is pleased to announce a new video and Footprint Calculator for the U.S., two tools to help Americans see how their living habits relate to their use of the planet’s resources.
Georgia Kelly on Peace provided by Praxis Peace Institute and RSF Social Financial; one of many videos from the Economics of Peace Conference in Sonoma, CA, October 2009.
Vicki Robin: The Micro-economics of Caring – provided by EON: the Ecological Options Network; Vicki Robin, co-author of Your Money or Your Life, discusses the micro-microeconomics of daily living – becoming aware of what needs you have that can be satisfied with money and which require one to disassociate from being only a financial being. (11 mins)
Naturally Successful (excepts) – provided by Natural Logic and Arnold Creek Video; A new type of entrepreneur is changing industries and the world. Making a profit is essential, but success includes social, environmental and economic impacts. The film features interviews with business leaders who offer insights on building values-driven businesses, seizing opportunities in new and existing markets, and embracing a new type of capitalism. (2.5 mins)
The Whole World Was Watching provided by KCTS9; video on the anniversary of World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle, WA, USA in 1999.
Up Close China – Hazel Henderson is interviewed by Cheng Yi on Taiwan’s premier weekly newsmaker show. They discuss globalization, creating more ethical business investments and new indicators such as the Calvert-Henderson Quality of Life Indicators.
Suicide Prevention provided by Veterans Views & News; Guest Alexandra Cassidy, suicide prevention coordinator for the Northern Arizona VA Health Care System talks about the government efforts and those we can make to recognize the threat of suicide in our returning veterans. July 2008 (28 min)
Jim Garrison on State of the World Forum provided by and State of the World Forum; Garrison speaking at the Governors’ Global Climate Summit 2, October 2009, about the role countries like Brazil can play as leaders in transitioning to a green economy.
Provided by www.EarthDayTV.net Focus the Nation The 2% Solution – On Jan. 30, Focus the Nation held a live, interactive webcast featuring Stanford University climate scientist Stephen Schneider, sustainability expert Hunter Lovins, green jobs pioneer Van Jones and youth climate leaders, discussing global warming solutions. They reached over a million students on one day! (~ 70 minutes)
Generation WE: The Movement Begins Provided by www.gen-we.org; By 2016 Millennials will be the largest voting block. They won’t stay home for their next election – in fact they are getting ready NOW. They have good reason too – and – they think they can make a difference.
Global Peace Index — provided by CSIS.org; Center for Strategic and International Studies leaders explain this innovative initiative of The Institute for Economics and Peace
Setting the Standards for the Global Economy – Ashoka’s Global Academy presents Alice Tepper Marlin’s story of how she pioneered a more socially and environmentally responsible model for business –the Council on Economic Priorities, a pioneer of social, environmental and ethical auditing of companies.
Greening the Ghetto with Majora Carter provided by The Soul of Green; Majora Carter describes her work bringing green development to minority communities.
Steady State Economy provided by CASSE; Students at the USC Film School created an innovative 2-minute animation to promote CASSE – the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy.
Architect of Corporate Responsibility – Ashoka’s Global Academy presents the story of how Alice Tepper Marlin founded the global standard SA8000 which is adopted by major corporations, labor unions and NGOs to assure workplace safety, decent wages, and children’s and workers’ rights in all supplier factories.
Introducing Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins provided by Green for All; Phaedra comes to Green For All from San Jose, California, where she was the head of the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council and Working Partnerships USA. She helped to expand health care access in San Jose and across California. She also helped to raise the minimum wage for low-income families in the South Bay – twice.
The Story of Bottled Water – provided by the Story of Stuff Project; Annie Leonard makes the obvious connection between water and manufactured demand, explaining how manufacturers get us to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when we can get it almost free from just-as-good (often better) tap!
Humanity Ascending – Featuring Barbara Marx Hubbard and her compelling story of human evolution from our past as hunter-gatherers to our future in space and beyond. (1hour 15 minutes)
Women and Transformational Leadership provided by Ethical Markets Media; Hazel Henderson speaks to the Sophia Alliance – Women Uniting for Humanity Retreat sponsored by the Omega Institute, May 2009.
The Story of Cosmetics – provided by the Story of Stuff Project; Annie Leonard explains “toxics in – toxics out” in all the untested cosmetic products we use daily. Released in conjunction with the introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act in the US Congress, the video raises the debate about toxic chemicals in the shampoos, deodorants and lotions we rub on our bodies every day.