This page provides a few video reports about world flooding and what people in different regions are doing to address the problem. Videos are posted in chronological order with the most recent at the top. Descriptions provided are from the source page on YouTube. Deutsche Welle (23 Oct 2022) “Nigeria grapples with catastrophic flooding” —… Continue reading Global Flooding News 2022
This page provides a few video reports about water scarcity and what people in different regions are doing to address the problem. Videos are posted in chronological order with the most recent at the top. Descriptions provided are from the source page on YouTube. Some of the reports describe the drought which is a driving… Continue reading Water Scarcity News 2022
Video About Water is fundamental to life, yet it’s also a scarce commodity. In many cases, greed and mismanagement are causing this life-giving essential to run dry. What happens when water is monetized? From Australia to California, from New York to London and Brussels, this investigative documentary tells the story of the global struggle over… Continue reading Privatizing Water as a Commodity – Scarcity of Natural Resources as Demand and Population Increases
The spill is estimated to be 1.14 million barrels of oil, 4-times the size of the Exxon Valdez spill, and if no action is taken soon. The stranded tanker off the coast of Yemen is expected to break in half causing a massive environmental disaster. “From above it’s a pin prick in the waters off… Continue reading World’s Biggest Oil Spill Off Coast of Yemen Expected Soon – Will Impact Environment and Economy
An entire generation of young people is rejecting the idea of unlimited economic growth on a planet with finite resources. Among them are social entrepreneurs in Indonesia looking for ways to do business that don’t harm the environment. The poles are melting. Sea levels are rising. Dozens of species go extinct every day. Environmental migration… Continue reading Why it’s time for sustainable business: Rethinking growth (28 Feb 2020)
About Greenhouse gas emissions are pouring out at unprecedented levels, and the numbers are still rising. But with climate skeptics (and their allies in industry and government) thwarting conservationists’ efforts, some scientists are working to develop a back-up plan: using technology to “geoengineer” the Earth’s atmosphere and reduce the impacts of climate change. But geoengineering… Continue reading Geoengineering May Be the Answer to Climate Change (VICE News, 14 Dec 2019)
Summary Below is news coverage over the past few days of a 23 Nov 2018 government climate report that describes serious negative outcomes that will be unavoidable if we don’t act soon to avert them. Some analysts are describing this as an extinction level event. The two volume report is available on the GlobalChange.gov website… Continue reading CLIMATE – Federal Government Announces Ominous Climate Report (23 Nov 2018)
Dark Money examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. For a limited time you can watch the documentary on the PBS website. It’s also available on YouTube for rent or purchase. The film has a 94% positive rating on Rotten… Continue reading “Dark Money” PBS Democracy Documentary About Impact of Secret Donors
In the video below, General Darren McDew (retired) addresses energy readiness in a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Questions are posed by Sen. Warren regarding military use of renewable energy. In the conclusion of the video, Gen. McDew affirms that renewable energy is a matter of national security.
Salmon Sisters is part business and part inspiring social-movement meets habitat preservation. It’s an initiative started by Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton, two sisters from the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska. From the Salmon Sisters website: Emma Teal and Claire grew up on a homestead called Stonewall Place on the Aleutian Islands of… Continue reading Salmon Sisters – Alaskan Wildlife Habitat Ambassadors and Preservationists
An in-depth look at the men and women who fight the most dangerous and deadly wildfires in the United States. Dave Malkoff hosts this documentary. [Video Date: 17 Jun 2018. Posted: 15 Sep 2020.]
Located in the arctic circle, The Global Seed Vault isn’t simply just a large storage facility for seeds from around the world. The vault is protecting the world’s agricultural genetic diversity and protecting our future food supply in case of catastrophe. Video posted to YouTube on 11 Nov 2016.