How to Be an Eco-Friendly Home Owner Being a 'green' homeowner is good for the planet and good for your wallet, too. Best selling author David Bach explains how having an eco-friendly home will pay off in many ways.
Running time: 186 seconds
Alison Barratt on the Fish We Should Be Eating t would not be hard to imagine the impact on the land?s ecosystems, if humans mostly hunted wolves, and other predators for food at the top of the food chain. As Alison Barratt, from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program informs us, that is precisely what we do when we fish for tuna, salmon and other top predators of the sea.
Running time: 132 seconds
The Potential of Solar Energy Jeremy Leggett, solar energy industry expert, believes that the solar energy industry will grow dramatically. Solar power is cheap and sustainable renewable energy source, whether it’s solar panels for your home or a big investment in solar energy for your business.
Running time: 131 seconds
Bill McKibben on the Benefits of Eating Local Food Bill McKibben describes his experience eating local seasonal and organic foods. Lack of corporate social responsibility in agribusiness and intensive farming methods are big contributors to ecological damage. Local food is eco-friendly, sustainable and low carbon, with lower food miles.
Running time: 74 seconds
Go Green with Sloan Barnett Learn how to live a healthier life while reducing your carbon footprint from the author of Green Goes with Everything.
Running time: 357 seconds
How to Avoid Wasting Food Did you know that around 40% of the food we produce gets thrown out? A whopping 40% ! How did that come to be? I know we're considered to be the 'throw-away' society - if it breaks, tears, or tarnishes just buy a new one, but food? This really surprised me, with the cost of food rising and with the economy what it is, more and more people are not able to buy even the simplest, healthiest foods.
Running time: 223 seconds
eCommerce - A Key Factor in Combating Climate Change eCommerce: A Key Factor in Combating Climate Change?
The Long Now Foundation - Herbst Theatre
Neuroscientist and fiction writer David Eagleman presents "Six Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization."Civilizations always think they're immortal, Eagleman says, but they nearly always perish, leaving "nothing but ruins and scattered genetics." It takes luck and new technology to survive. We may be particularly lucky to have Internet technology to help manage the six requirements of a durable civi
Running time: 186 seconds
Hydrogen Fuel Cells Not Holy Grail for Energy Griffith: Hydrogen Fuel Cells Not 'Holy Grail' for Energy
The Long Now Foundation - Contemporary Jewish Museum
Long Conversation, an epic relay of one-to-one conversations among some of the Bay Area's most interesting minds, took place over 6 hours in San Francisco on Saturday October 16, 02010. Interpreting the Long Conversation in real time was a data visualization performance by Sosolimited; an art and technology studio out of M.I.T.Long Conversation was presented with a live performance of 1
Running time: 210 seconds
How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save money while you're helping to save the planet.
Running time: 203 seconds
How to Heat Your Home Eco-Consciously The good news is saving money on heating means you're also using less energy, which is good for the planet. Here's how to heat your home eco-consciously with Patty Kim from National Geographic's The Green Guide.
Running time: 167 seconds
Beddington Zero Energy Development BedZED is a "zero energy" development, meaning it will not use more energy than it produces. Everything about the scheme from the layout and the building materials to the heating supply has been designed to cut energy consumption.
Running time: 467 seconds
From Farm to Table in Miami Beach Executive Chef of Essensia Frank Jeannetti visits Paradise Farms to teach us about fresh organic ingredients. From edible flowers to mint that tastes like chocolate, see why more and more chefs are following the "Farm to Table" trend.
Running time: 180 seconds
Visiting Mermaid Farm in Martha's Vineyard Chris Fischer visits Mermaid Farm in West Tisbury. As the largest and only dairy farm on the Vineyard, they produce their own milk and make their own yogurt. After a morning jaunt to a secret blueberry patch Chris enjoys ultra-fresh yogurt.
Running time: 480 seconds
Organic Cleaning Products of Organic Housekeepers Tim Szergut or Organic Housekeepers shows us how to mix up a bottle of organic cleaning solution. The final product is toxin free, opposed to other household cleaners that use chlorinated bleach, ammonia, and other know carcinogens.
Running time: 75 seconds
Water Conservation Products Sarah Fleury of Eagle River Water & Sanitation shows us how to use water conservation tools in our homes.
Running time: 120 seconds
How to Live a Green Life Tom Harned takes us on a tour of his home, designed with the purpose of reducing his, and his family's, carbon footprint. To that end, Tom followed LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) guide lines in the construction of his home.
Running time: 330 seconds
Building a LEED Certified Home Homeowner Allison Wear and Megan Gilman, President of Active Energies, take us through the construction of a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-certified home in Edwards, Colorado.
Running time: 120 seconds
Geothermal Resources in Italy Larderello, the local swimming pool has re-opened after many years of closure and features a brand-new geothermal heating system. New greenhouses have been built in the Radicondoli area.
Running time: 327 seconds
Solar Energy Use in Dominican Republic Approximately 400,000 rural households in the Dominican Republic lack access to grid electricity. The remote village of Sabana Mula uses the small grants scheme for solar energy.
Running time: 243 seconds
Pico-Hydro Power in Kenya The pico-hydro technology is a sustainable and affordable technology for community electrification. The villagers are able to get electricity like this.
Running time: 260 seconds