Online videos of interviews and presentations included in this section focus on sustainability and environmental policy. Topics include saving civilization, population, consumption, and green planning. The videos may also focus on several of the issues that together comprise the substance of sustainability. Other sections of EcoIQTV.com focus on individual topics.
Since many sustainability and environmental issues are highly interconnected, videos commonly focus on clusters of topics. Energy efficiency and renewable energy are frequently combined with climate change and green building. Similarly, transport and air pollution are often connected to community planning and design. Food and agriculture, water supply, and conserving nature are likewise often treated together. The connections are many, and this section is devoted to videos that integrate issues.
The Man With the Eco Plan. Online interview with Lester
Brown. About 45 minutes. Waylon Lewis interviews Lester Brown about the need to quickly implement changes in society to save civilization. Play
Gloria Flora's Time Capsule. From Leonardo DiCaprio’s The 11th Hour. Documentary interview with Gloria Flora. A brief time capsule with an apology for the people of the 22nd century. About
1 minute. Play
Is The Life Stage Of The Human Family? Presentation excerpt
Elgin. How grown up do you think humanity is? When you
look at human behavior around the world and then imagine our species
as one individual, how old would that person be? A toddler? A
teenager? A young adult? An elder? About 3 minutes. Play
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Consumption, & The Human Future. Presentation by Paul Ehrlich. Ehrlich argues that population growth, consumption
patterns, and maldistribution of political and economic power
are impeding our progress toward a sustainable society. About
Planning At Nation Scale. Presentation by Huey Johnson. An historical view of current environmental problems,
and the need for comprehensive environmental policy. About 87
Sustainability Green Plan. Presentation by Huey Johnson. The Netherlands Sustainability Green Plan is
presented as a model for environmental action. About 17 minutes.
For Southern Gulf Of St. Lawrence Coalition on Sustainability
- Part 1a. Presentation by Chris Maser. Keynote speech at the 2007 AGM of the Southern
Gulf of St. Lawrence Coalition on Sustainability. About 64 minutes.
Video - Part 1a, 1b,
Challenge To Save Civilization. Presentation excerpt by Lester
Brown. Likening climate change to a business failure,
Brown explains how environmental policy can be developed. About
Hillary Clinton: Sustainability and the American Dream. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the Obama Administration's approach to global environmental sustainability, and rejects the notion that environmentally conscious policies must negatively impact American lifestyles and economic freedom. About 5 minutes. Play Video >>
Environmental Sustainability #1. Still images and beautiful music combined to inspire viewers to appreciate the natural world, to understand the many ways human societies are damaging and threatening our planet, and to do something about it. About 6 minutes. Play Video >>