In his weekly Time to Wake Up speech, Sheldon discusses the economic costs of carbon pollution.
In this speech on the Senate floor, Senator Whitehouse spoke about the obstruction of action on climate change by Republicans in Washington and throughout the country.
Ci Yin Oliveira spoke to the California Board of Forestry on April 4th 2012. The California Board of Forestry and Sierra Pacific Industries, owned by the billionaire Emmerson family, are deforesting the state, raising greenhouse gas levels, wiping out countless wildlife and poisoning land, air and water.
Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme – but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition [...]
EWG has partnered with the Just Label It campaign to petition the Food and Drug Administration to label genetically modified (GMO), also known as genetically engineered (GE) foods.
By the late 1800s the free-ranging buffalo of the western plains of North America were almost extinct. This documentary is the story of the buffalo’s revival. Live action, eye-witness accounts and archival photos document our fascination with this ancient and legendary animal.
This documentary is about the conservation ethic in Canada that led to the national parks systems around the world. Includes interviews with the then-Minister of Natural Resources, Jean Chretien.
EWG’s 10 Americans Presentation
EWG discusses their work in investigating toxic chemicals in humans over time. In 1976, the Toxic Substances Control Act was passed. It does not require health and safety studies before chemicals come on the market. At this time 62,000 chemicals were grandfathered, meaning that policy-wise, it is extremely [...]
Over recent years, we have learned that toxic chemicals interfere with hormones. We need policies that are more precautionary than the ones we have today.
Bill McKibben questions whether Joplin tornadoes in Missouri of April 2011 are related to the tornado outbreak three weeks before it in Tuscaloosa, Alabama or the enormous outbreak three weeks before that, which together comprised of the most active April for tornadoes in US history. He critiques our tendency not to connect seemingly [...]
At the Parliament of World Religions in 2009, Mary Evelyn Tucker discusses the human points of climate change and why the environmental movement is pertinent to religion.
In the Plate to Planet series, Danielle Nierenberg discusses the environmental impacts of factory farming.
Barlow, the keynote speaker of University of Portland’s 2010 water conference, discusses the myth of abundance and assesses the current state of the water crisis.
A Pulse of Where the World Is: Parts 1-11
Archbishop Rowan establishes a moral basis for climate change in his address to London and Bali. He explains that failing to address climate change robs the poor and most vulnerable generations to live in a sustainable, viable world of the future. The more we see the created order simply in creation to our [...]
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This documentary questions the privatization of water with discussions of politics, human rights, and pollution. The filmmaker challenges the domineering water cartel, while also drawing practical solutions to the water [...]
An introduction to global warming and the efforts of the National Academy of Science (NAS) to respond to congress’s question: what should we do? Video outlines the act of researching and providing information that directly influences policy.