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A conversation from June 2021 with award-winning economist and scholar Tim Jackson and Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F. P. Rose in conversation. The discussion focused on imagining a world where the shifts in worldviews and systems changes we need for a viable future, redress the underlying cause of climate change, social inequity and financial instability: capitalism itself. Jackson explores that post-capitalist future in his forthcoming book, Post Growth: Life After Capitalism.
Joanna Macy in Conversation with Jonathan F. P. Rose. January 14, 2021
Overview of Joanna's work with her husband beginning in government service through to today.
Excellent introduction to Joanna Macy. She is an environmental activist, author, and scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. She is the author of twelve books. She was married to the late Francis Underhill Macy, the activist and Russian scholar who founded the Center for Safe Energy.
The world economy is depleting the earth's natural resources, and economists cling to models that make no reference whatsoever to the biophysical basis that underpins the economy. That's why ecological economics is needed, says William Rees in this INET interview.
William Rees is a bio-ecologist, ecological economist, former Director and Professor Emeritus of the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning.
Jun 13, 2011
The Call of the Mountain: Arne Naess and the Deep Ecology Movement :
Director: Jan van Boeckel | Producer: Karin van der Molen/Pat van Boeckel
Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 1997 | Story Teller's Country: Netherlands
Tags: Ecology, Environment, Global, Spiritual Awareness
Arne Dekke Eide Næss was a Norwegian philosopher who coined the term "deep ecology" and was an important intellectual and inspirational figure within the environmental movement of the late twentieth century. Næss cited Rachel Carson's 1962 book Silent Spring as being a key influence in his vision of deep ecology.(Foundation for Deep Ecology here).
This is a five-minute video introducing the difference between deep ecology and shallow ecology in Environmental Ethics. It covers the basic principles of deep ecology including the need for a radical shift in our attitude toward the natural environment. The eight principles of deep ecology are enumerated and clear.
Thank you to Commodore Productions at Gulf Coast State College for invaluable help in producing this video.
Diana H. Wall, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Biology at Colorado State University delivers the 2013 Tyler Prize Laureate Lecture at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Wall's lecture reflects on the importance of studying soil ecosystems to understanding climate change and a number of pressing environmental challenges and her work in Antarctica. Published on Apr 19, 2013
You can see more on her work and selection as the 2013 winner of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement here.
Svetlana Chernikova Memorial Lecture:
This recording begins with a slideshow of the late Dr. Svetlana Chernikova, professor and environmental leader from St. Petersburg, Russia. An introduction follows by Dr. Robin Marsh of UC Berkeley presenting highlights of Svetlana's life and career. Next, Angelina Davydova, who is an environmental journalist and professor at St. Petersburg State University, and the first Svetlana Chernikova Fellow to attend the Environmental Leadership Program at UC Berkeley, speaks about the new and growing community-based, environmental and political activism in Russia. Dr. Fritjof Capra, Founder of the Center for Ecoliteracy, presents the keynote lecture on Systems Thinking and Sustainability. The lecture presents an evolution of systems thinking in Europe over time, with a focus on the less well-known but crucial contributions of Russian scientists. Dr. Capra then links systems thinking with the concepts of economic and social sustainability. He ends with an examination of the main components for achieving sustainability on our planet. Among these are collaborative leadership and inter-sectoral social networking for which Dr. Svetlana Chernikova was widely known. Dr. Capra challenges us all to carry out Svetlana's legacy through our individual and collective contributions to sustainability. Published on Sep 10, 2012
In this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board, Nina Leopold Bradley recounts how she learned as a child to record first flower blooms and the arrival of birds on her family's land along the Wisconsin River. She introduces the practice of phenology, or the study of the timing of life cycles of plants and animals, and explores evidence of climate change from records her family has kept since 1935.
More info and educational resources available at here.Uploaded on Dec 22, 2010
Olympic Gold Medal Winner Jill Savery talks about her career in the field of sustainability, particularly sporting events and sports. She is the Head of Sustainability for the America's Cup Event Authority. Her professional experience includes supporting sporting organizations such as the United States Olympic Committee, the London 2012 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the Chicago 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid team, the England 2018 FIFA World CupTM bid team, and several municipalities in the United States to embed sustainability into operations.
Throughout her life she has coached and mentored athletes for over two decades. Savery earned a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from Yale University, and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1996, Savery won an Olympic gold medal in synchronized swimming, and was later inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Savery speaks frequently on the topic of sustainability and sport to national and international audiences. Her new book co-edited with Dr. Keith Gilbert, titled Sustainability and Sport, is a first of its kind look at this emerging field. Click image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.
Jill was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with the support of David and Mary Kay Okimoto in September, 2013 at the finals of the America's Cup races in San Francisco, California, USA.
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