Here you’ll find videos for learning about Sustainability , of needs of People, of problems of the the Planet (& pollution , on Choices↓ and Future Action ↓.  

Videos on Economics


 

Needed: economies which thrive whether or not they grow – Kate Raworth
Needed: economies which thrive whether or not they grow – Kate Raworth

We need economies to thrive, whether or not they need to grow.

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Economics basics – Ha-Joon Chang
Economics basics – Ha-Joon Chang

Why every person can and SHOULD get their head around basic economics. Get some facts, and get involved in discussions about the fundamentals that your day-to-day lives depend on.

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The story of stuff
The story of stuff

The Story of Stuff connects lots of environmental and social issues urges us together to create a sustainable, just world. It’s funny and may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life …

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Articles


 

Needed: economies which thrive whether or not they grow – Kate Raworth
Needed: economies which thrive whether or not they grow – Kate Raworth

We need economies to thrive, whether or not they need to grow.

Sustainability apparently boosted by Covid-19
Sustainability apparently boosted by Covid-19

Though trending before the covid-19 crisis, stockmarket indices that take into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have bettered the market three months into the year. Read here how and why sustainable investing is evolving.

Economics basics – Ha-Joon Chang
Economics basics – Ha-Joon Chang

Why every person can and SHOULD get their head around basic economics. Get some facts, and get involved in discussions about the fundamentals that your day-to-day lives depend on.

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Videos on Sustainability.  Click here to see others …

Will the ocean run out of fish?

a TED Ed video by A E Johnson & J Jacquet

When most people think of fishing, we imagine relaxing in a boat and patiently reeling in the day’s catch. But modern industrial fishing — the kind that stocks our grocery shelves — looks more like warfare. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Jennifer Jacquet explain overfishing and its effects on ecosystems, food security, jobs, economies, and coastal cultures.

Vanishing honey bees

a TED Ed video created by Emma Bryce

In the past decade, the US honeybee population has been decreasing at an alarming and unprecedented rate. While this is obviously bad news for honeypots everywhere, bees also help feed us in a bigger way — by pollinating our nation’s crops. Emma Bryce investigates potential causes for this widespread colony collapse disorder.

Videos on problems of the planet.

Striking against climate change

a TEDxStockholm 2018 video 

“The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions,” says Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist. “All we have to do is to wake up and change.”

She walked out of school in August 2018 and organized a strike to raise awareness of global warming, protesting outside the Swedish parliament and grabbing the world’s attention.

Rising sea levels

a TED Ed video created by AsapSCIENCE

Of the many environmental impacts imposed by climate change, rising sea levels are often discussed. The cause of this may not be as obvious as it seems. While a portion of the increase comes from the likes of melting glaciers, another more surprising phenomenon helps to explain the increase in water volume: Thermal Expansion.

Fresh water scarcity

a TED Ed video created by C Z Peppard

Fresh water is essential for life — and there’s not nearly enough of it for the world right now. Why is that, and what could we do? Christiana Z. Peppard lays out the big questions of our global water problem. And no, shorter showers are not the answer. We need to influence government policies, and water use by industry and above all, agriculture.

Videos on pollution.

Do we really need pesticides?

a TED Ed video by Fernan Pérez-Gálvez

Annually, we shower over 5 billion pounds of pesticides across the Earth to control insects, unwanted weeds, funguses, rodents, and bacteria that may threaten our food supply. But is it worth it, knowing what we do about the associated environmental and public health risks? Fernan Pérez-Gálvez weighs the pros and cons of pesticides.

Vanishing honey bees

a TED Ed video created by Emma Bryce

In the past decade, the US honeybee population has been decreasing at an alarming and unprecedented rate. While this is obviously bad news for honeypots everywhere, bees also help feed us in a bigger way — by pollinating our nation’s crops. Emma Bryce investigates potential causes for this widespread colony collapse disorder.