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Hear what Mogens has to say on the creation and purpose of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the importance of sustainable development including all aspects of the global goals, in all areas of society.
Mogens Lykketoft is a Danish politician who served as Leader of the Social Democrats (Socialdemokraterne) from 2002 to 2005.
The Honorary Committee is composed of eminent personalities who lend strength to the UIA World Congress of Architects CPH 2023 through their support and contributions to the profession. You will meet them during selected sessions at the World Congress in Copenhagen. Find more information here.
Tom Steyer, Senior Managing Member & Founder of Farallon Capital Management and co-founder of Advanced Energy Economy, discusses idea behind the advanced energy economy and why advanced energy is a critical issue for the United States. Farallon Capital is a San Francisco, California-based equity management firm. Visit the AAE website for more information about the Advanced Energy Economy. Steyer resigned from Farallon in 2012, founded NextGen Climate to support activism on climate change in 2013, and just recently completed his personal divestment from fossil fuels. Published on Aug 26, 2013
Today's existing buildings use 72% of our nation's electricity, much of which is wasted. We cannot transform our energy system and prevent runaway climate change if America's commercial buildings continue to consume dirty fossil fuels at today's rates. Join the movement to change this by visiting http://www.rmi.org/stand and get involved! Published on Apr 7, 2014
Jeffrey Sachs presents the key note presentation on sustainability, most particularly sustainable development (environmental and economic) for the first Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013 in London. The lectures is on how sustainable development must occur and how countries are not doing enough to meet this in either terms of energy and the economy. Published on Mar 30, 2013
In an October 15th 2013 article in the Financial Times in response to the climate catastrophe of Typhoon Haiyan, he notes "People need to see credible energy plans, pathways for each country and region to a prosperous low-carbon future. Such pathways can be found, but aside from excellent work in a handful of places, such as the UK, Denmark and California, such long-term planning has not been done...The basic elements of a pathway include four key pillars: more electricity from low-carbon technologies rather than coal; replacing fossil fuels with electricity as the fuel source for sectors such as cars and household heating; greater energy efficiency in industry and the home; and the end of deforestation (which emits carbon).
Canadian Indigenous Actress and Activist Michelle Thrush hand delivers a declaration made by indigenous nationalities that would be affected by the Ecuadorian government's auction of much of their lands to oil companies. Visit Amazon Watch and sign petition. Published on Apr 17, 2013
OmeAkaEhekatl Erick Gonzalez is founder and spiritual leader of Earth Peoples United whose mission in part is to connect people to the natural and spiritual world. More information on their site at earthpeoplesunited.org. He was a presenter at Earth Day 2012 Conference held in Portland, Oregon and co-sponsored by the Earth & Spirit Council and Portland Community College (PCC) Sylvania campus.
This is an excerpt from a taped reply to the question "What gives us hope and heart to keep working on what is best for our Earth in the face of difficult changes?" He was videotaped by Tom Hopkins and added to the EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability, special collection by Ruth Ann Barrett, Curator.
He begins by reminding us we are all in the same boat.
Gregory has written for Esquire, The New York Times, Texas
Monthly and the Austin American Statesman. His documentary href="http://www.haynesvillemovie.com" target="_blank">Haynesville: A Nation's Hunt for an Energy Future has now become an important part of the national energy debate. wings
around the country, Kallenberg is making waves that reach from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.
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Tzeporah Berman of Greenpeace describes the Energy (R)evolution in terms of her journey to find out if we have the technology TODAY to dramatically reduce dirty energy - it's possible and already happening and not too expensive. We need stronger laws.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a bilateral meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird to discuss the Keystone Pipeline project at the State Department, on August 5, 2011. [Go for more video and text transcript.]
There's a world of opportunity to re-think and re-design the way we make stuff.
'Re-Thinking Progress' explores how through a change in perspective we can re-design the way our economy works - designing products that can be 'made to be made again' and powering the system with renewable energy. It questions whether with creativity and innovation we can build a restorative economy.
Find out more about the circular economy at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and follow them on Twitter.
For an in-depth look at the economic and business rationale for making this transition, see the Towards the Circular Economy reports, available on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation website.
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