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Suranjini Kumar, a homemaker, relates how she has taken advantage D.Light, possible through the advances in light emitting diode (LED) technology, moving from oil lamps and matches to bright light in her home.
The Challenge: More than 1.5 billion people in the world live without access to electricity. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals identify electricity as essential to eradicating poverty, calling for 500 million more people to be electrified by 2015. Many households rely on kerosene lanterns and candles to meet their lighting needs, but these light sources are expensive, hazardous, polluting and produce low-quality light.
Many thanks to Jamie Billet for his tireless efforts producing this video and Raina Kumra and Vineet & Abha Agrwal for their help with translations.
Bill Moyers has followed the stories of two Milwaukee families since 1991. Like thousands of others, they were caught in the powerful undertow of a merciless economy and a changing city, constantly faced with devastating challenges and difficult choices. Bill revisits his reports on these families, and also explores the human price of inequality with journalists Barbara Miner and Barbara Garson.
Published on Jul 4, 2013
Barbara Marx Hubbard talks about awakening to the feminine self after the age of 50. We are shifting from procreation to co-creation.
Barbara Marx Hubbard has been called “the voice for conscious evolution of our time” by Deepak Chopra and is the subject of Neale Donald Walsch’s new book “The Mother of Invention.” A prolific author, visionary, social innovator, evolutionary thinker and educator, she is co-founder and chairperson of the Foundation for Conscious Evolution,
Talk by Kurt Hoelting author of "The Circumference of Home: One Man's Yearlong Quest for a Radically Local Life" given June 16, 2010 at East West Bookshop in Seattle, WA. He tells of his adventure to achieve a more sustainable and local lifestyle by starting not getting in a car for a year. Good model if you find yourself stuck and want to move towards sustainability.
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TEDxBerlin brings the artist and musician Nik Nowak to talk about how sound claims space and its use as a weapon, particularly against civil demonstrators. He includes a discussion of the use of the "human microphone" and the speechlessness of the system.
A call to architects by Bjarke Ingels to become designers of eco-systems of both ecology and economy and channel the flow of people and resources such as heat, energy, waste and water with objective to improve quality of life.
Raz Mason addresses the personal framework of resilience, and its relationship to sustainability. She is a chaplain; creator of Warrior Wheel Training for people in high stress environments, especially those in the military and public safety; and founder of Mason Consulting, which focuses on training and coaching. Her work as a chaplain resident at the Portland VA Medical Center, experiences in Navy and Army officer training programs, and professional background in domestic violence agencies reflect her commitment to working with individuals and families from high stress occupations and environments. She holds an MDiv degree from Harvard Divinity School, an MA in Pastoral Studies from Seattle University, and a BA degree in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College. She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on October 7, 2011.
Peak Moment 26: Author Guy Dauncey's lively, optimistic solutions for Peak Oil and climate crisis are do-able here and now. Conservation, efficiency, proven technologies, and emerging innovations will take us through this critical planetary energy transition. More information on this segment. Guy Dauncey is author of Stormy Weather:
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