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Climate Change

Climate change, referring to drastic changes in the earth’s weather or temperature, is a broad topic that affects all life on our planet. We are currently undergoing global warming, a climate change that has been directly caused by human influence, especially the burning of fossil fuels and global deforestation. Predicted global warming effects are already underway, heightening the frequency and intensity of regularly occurring natural disasters—such as hurricanes, droughts and heat waves, fires, and flooding—which have displaced many people and challenged quality of life everywhere. The solution to these catastrophes is within our grasp, but it requires all of us to pressure political and business leaders on a societal level to alter industrial behaviors on a scale that can halt our globe’s catastrophic trends. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

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Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams: Why Contemplation/Awareness Matters to Change...And How

Leading a series of sessions on meditation at the 2013 Climate, Mind & Behavior Symposium, Zen priest and writer Rev. angel Kyodo williams articulates the importance of contemplation in understanding and addressing today's most pressing social and environmental problems.

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John A. Powell - Beloved Community | Bioneers

As humanity faces global environmental and social collapse, our fear of the “Other” can be magnified by unstable contracting economies, radically shifting demographics, and new social norms. Can humanity overcome these divisions and come together to protect our common home? john a.

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Encouragement to Young Activists - on Anger, Love and Grief with Satish Kumar| Lh, Nov 2020

Br Phap Lai interviews Satish Kumar. In this clip, Satish shares his insights on acting from anger or from love, healthy grieving for Mother Earth, and his vision for the way forward in these times of climate change.

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TEDxtc - Winona Laduke - Seeds of Our Ancestors, Seeds of Life

Winona is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems.

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MinobimaatisIIwin - the Good Life | Winona Laduke | TEDxSitka

Winona LaDuke talks about indigenous economic thinking.

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Winona Laduke + Naomi Klein: Land Rights and Climate Change

As climate change is beginning to alter the planet before our eyes, two internationally recognized activists come together at the Rubin.

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Leading in a Climate Changed World—with Joanna Macy (Environmental Activist and Author))

In our 9th episode, it’s a huge privilege to introduce Joanna Macy. Joanna is an environmental activist, author, scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology.

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Winona Laduke, Talk, 24 February 2016

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