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A Brighter Future
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Uploaded on Nov 30, 2009

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.

EarthSayers Jamie Billet; Suranjini Kumar
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Jacqueline Novogratz and The Acumen Fund More Details
Surviving the New American Economy by Bill Moyers
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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

EarthSayers Barbara Garson; Barbara Miner; Bill Moyers
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Aging and Co-creation by Barbara Marx Hubbard
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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,

EarthSayer Barbara Marx Hubbard
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Wisdom from the Origins 2012 More Details
The Circumference of Home by Kurt Hoelting
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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.

Click on image to purchase book from Amazon or visit local bookstore. Thank you.

EarthSayer Kurt Hoelting
Date unknown Format Book Promotion
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
Using Sound to Claim Space and as Weapon by Nik Nowak
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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.

EarthSayer Nik Nowak
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Artists and Musicians More Details
Hedonistic Sustainability by Bjarke Ingels
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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.

EarthSayer Bjarke Ingels
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Architecture and Green Building More Details
Resiliency and Sustainability by Raz Mason
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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.

EarthSayer Raz Mason
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Resiliency and Communities More Details
On Being Successful: Relationships with People
Static PreviewResource Renewal Institute President Huey Johnson speaks about the importance of maintaining respect and positive relationships in the workplace.
EarthSayer Huey Johnson
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Huey Johnson More Details
101 Solutions to Global Climate Change by Guy Dauncey
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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:

EarthSayers Guy Dauncey; Janaia Donaldson
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Peak Moment More Details
Go Electric: Bike Commuting Made Easy by Sally Lovell
Static PreviewPeak Moment 40: Catch Sally Lovell's enthusiasm for her electric-assist bicycle. Her comprehensive primer covers bicycle types, battery recharging, practices and products for security, inclement weather, and road safety. Gotta love that trailer for hauling stuff!
EarthSayers Janaia Donaldson; Sally Lovell
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Peak Moment More Details
 

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