When you think of the future, what do you imagine it will be like? Let’s take a moment to imagine it....*SNAP* We’ve magically transported ourselves to the year 2050 - how old will you be then? Let's meet Jamie… she joined the climate movement in her 40s to demand a better future...she tells us how the world has changed …
Drawdown 2020 is an overview of how the climate can be healed with carbon sinks and renewables.
2 hours 20 min
The fossil fuel industry knows how to stop global warming, but they're waiting for someone else to pay, says climate science scholar Myles Allen. Instead of a total ban on carbon-emitting fuels, Allen puts forth a bold plan for oil and gas companies to progressively decarbonize themselves and sequester CO2 deep in the earth, with the aim of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and creating a carbon dioxide disposal industry that works for everyone. 10:42 min
COUNTDOWN Global Launch
Many presenters on the Climate Crisis and what we can and must do.
5 hours 40 minutes
Paul Hawken on Project Drawdown: A New Context for Global Warming
Northern Grease- An independent documentary that blends the rush of snowboarding and surfing with powerful story telling of the threats fossil fuel expansion is already having in northern communities.
1 hour 15 minutes
Will Grant on Four Levels of Action that we can take for climate action 3:41 minutes
A Living House in Kelowna built to be net zero. 25:39 minutes
Montana First Nations in Alberta installing a solar farm to invigorate their community, care for the planet, and save money. From Risk to Resilience 3:22 minutes
The Nature of Things : Rebellion on CBC Gem Global temperatures are rising and so are we: millions of young people rise up to demand their right to a livable planet.
Scientists agree that agriculture has a big role to play in both reducing emissions and drawing down and storing carbon in the soil. Learn more and book a screening of Gather or Kiss the Ground.
The trials, learnings and victories of the four generation Breitkreutz family from Stoney Creek Farm transitioning from conventional farming to regenerative agriculture in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.
Climate: A New Story shows us how we can reframe our thinking. Our Earth is not simply a resource, it is complex, living and fragile. Charles Eisenstein expresses how we might transform our mindset, to reveal a process that could be the quickest way to reverse climate breakdown; and you can be part of it.
Why the planned expansion of Canada’s oil production to 2045 is incompatible with meeting the Liberal government’s promised “net-zero emissions by 2050” climate goal. Jennifer Nathan, Aug 5, 2021, on Climate Reality. Covers the deep political, social, and environmental conflict driving peaceful civil disobedience at the terminus of the Trans Mountain Pipeline (TMX) expansion project in Burnaby, B.C. https://gooderhamnathan.com/jennifertalks/ 55.27 minutes
How to turn climate anxiety into action: It's normal to feel anxious or overwhelmed by climate change, says psychologist Renée Lertzman. Can we turn those feelings into something productive? In an affirming talk, Lertzman discusses the emotional effects of climate change and offers insights on how psychology can help us discover both the creativity and resilience needed to act on environmental issues. 13.57 minutes
How to Talk to People Who Don’t Believe in Climate Change Climate Scientist Dr. Hayhoe talks about living in Texas, how the issue of climate change became Republican vs Democrat, which groups of Americans we need to target to make change, fossil fuel companies paying to spread disinformation, how to communicate with someone who doesn’t believe in climate change, and her new book "Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing In A Divided World." 8:10 minutes
Watershed Sentinel Fracking BC Panelists Dr. Warren Bell from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Peter McCartney from the Wilderness Committee, Alexandra Woodsworth from Dogwood, and Dorene Bernard, explain why their organizations are calling for an end to fracking, and fracking subsidies in BC. 1:29:41 minutes
Almost 90 percent of our lives take place indoors -- and the buildings we spend most of that time in emit 40 percent of global greenhouse gases. Rethinking how to share, occupy and run the spaces we inhabit, chief sustainability officer at Johnson Controls Katie McGinty walks us through smart, efficient and eco-friendly ways to decarbonize buildings -- and the compounding benefits of doing so.
Ko au te Awa “I am the River, and the River is me” For 150 years the Maori iwi (people) of the Whanganui River have struggled against the Crown government of New Zealand to regain their relationship to their ancestral river, and uphold their responsibilities to the watershed that gives them life. After a 12-year settlement process, the river has been granted legal “personhood” based on the traditional Maori cosmology know as Ko te awa ko au “I am the River, and the River is me.”