Monthly Archives: October 2013
BBC Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman interviews comedian Russell Brand, who has some controversial ideas about environmental issues, revolution, politics and economic disparity. An interesting watch..
With compelling evidence from around the world of unacceptable damage from climate warming, the most pernicious myth of all has emerged: the costs of preventing future catastrophic warming will be more painful than the cost of suffering global warming. Read the rest of this entry
An interesting video discussing outsourcing jobs overseas and its effect on the US colleges and universities economy.
World Vasectomy Day on the 18th was a resounding success in raising awareness on the role males can play in family planning. On World Vasectomy day, more than 160 doctors in 25 countries performed over 1000 free vasectomies – including 15 volunteers who had a vasectomy in front of a live audience at the Royal Institution Australia, performed by the amazing Dr Doug Stein.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few
Winston Churchill to the House of Commons, 20 August, 1940. Read the rest of this entry
“Last Hours” is the first in a series of short films that explore the danger of climate change and potential solutions to avert a disaster. The video describes a climate scenario where drastic climate change is triggered by massive releases of frozen methane.
The video links this back to previous mass extinctions caused by issues of global warming, such as the Permian mass extinction which wiped out 95% of all life on earth.
Pictures from the ‘Ethics in Sustainability’ public lecture, presented by SC Co-Founders, Graham Pyke and Paul Ehrlich. Look out for a video of the presentation to come soon, More Pictures
I believe, as I am sure many of you do as well, that achieving sustainability for humanity is going to require various mechanisms for getting the sustainability message out to as many people as possible and mobilising them to take appropriate action to promote sustainability.
But how are we going to do it, effectively and sustainably?