EarthSayers are the individuals whose voices you hear on the
audio and video programs featured on this site. They are the voices of sustainability.
What Do We Need to Know? by John Lloyd
The remarkable mind that brought you QI, Blackadder and Spitting Image asks one of the world’s simplest but most significant questions – what do we really need to know? What should we teach our children, and what important information should all adults have at their disposal? Legendary producer John Lloyd turns his curiosity to knowledge itself, and questions whether intelligence is really all it's cracked up to be.Being nice to people matters. Published on Nov 18, 2014 Watch John Lloyd's full talk 'General Ignorance' here.
Design and Animation: TOGETHER Find out more about the RSA
Investments described as socially responsible or sustainable have grown by more than $2 trillion in the US over the last two years, up 33 percent from 2014, according to a new report. The surge is due to rising demand from US institutions for assets that answer to ESG—environmental, social, and governance—criteria.
A 10 minute film about the work of Honor the Earth featuring the music of John Trudell.
Honor the Earth is a Native-led organization, established by Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) and Indigo Girls Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, in 1993 to address the two primary needs of the Native environmental movement: the need to break the geographic and political isolation of Native communities and the need to increase financial resources for organizing and change.
EarthSayers Special Collection: Artists and Musicians is part of our "Champions" category and features individuals with great gifts who use them to address social, cultural, environmental and/or economic elements of sustainability through their art, music and communications talents. The artist, Chris Jordan's work, as one example, addresses the unconscious behaviors that add up to catastrophic consequences which no one intended. He explores the phenomenon of American consumerism.
Here one of many sustainability leaders addressing economics is Alan AtKisson describing the history of GDP (Gross Domestic Product, also known as Gross National Product) and its invention (1942!) to measure economic growth during World War II. This speech was given during presentations to the Australian Environmental Protection Agency in 2001.