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EV Charging and the Grid
FTFO presented to the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen (RDOS) on the issue of 'natural' gas and RNG (renewable 'natural' gas.
Fracking the Peace discussion with Dr. Warren Bell, past Founding President of CAPE, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, co-hosted by Citizens Climate Lobby Okanagan and First Things First Okanagan. Fracking the Peace profiles community members living in Northeastern B.C. as they relate how fracking has impacted their lives by more than 25,000 fracking wells. Fracking in B.C. has skyrocketed at the expense of the health and safety of watersheds, livelihoods, communities, and rich agricultural landscapes.
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 …
Why we should be farming microbes instead of animals, explained by George Monbiot.
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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
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.
Farmer's Footprint - Short Film
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.”
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