Resource: Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development
Description: Johan Rockstrom argues that there are 9 planetary boundaries that must be used to human advantage in order to protect the planet and our economy. The video addresses the "window of opportunity" for involvement as well as an alternate view on the global issue (thus, making it an appropriate video for discussing "Risks and Challenges."
Resource: Video. Green Building: Jobs of the Future
Description: This video comes from Washington state, and gives an excellent overview of the future of green jobs in various sectors.
Description: Students love videos! There are a lot of educational and interesting videos on TED about individual impacts in the Green Economy. Check out a presentation by Ray Anderson or Ann Cooper to start.
Citation: TED: Ideas worth Spreading. Web. 29 Sept. 2010. <http://www.ted.com/>.
Resource: The Story of Stuff
Description: Entertaining short video suggesting behavioral change.
Citation: The Story of Stuff. Screenplay by Free Range Studios. Perf. Annie Leonard. The Story of Stuff. Allegheny College. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://storyofstuff.com/>.
Resource: Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index
Citation: Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index| Video on TED.com. Prod. TEDGlobal 2010. Perf. Nic Marks. TED: Ideas worth Spreading. TEDGlobal 2010, Aug. 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/nic_marks_the_happy_planet_index.html>.
Resource: Free Range Studios
Citation: Free Range Studios | Graphic Design | Washington DC | Berkeley CA - Home. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.freerange.com/>.
Resource: Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Diamond, Jared M. Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies. New York: W.W. Norton &, 1997. Print.
Resource: One Planet Life
Citation: Pledge to Live a One Planet Life - The Petition Site. Prod. Care2. A One Planet Life. Care2, 2007. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/666/393/111/>.
Description: If everyone lived like North Americans, we would need five planets to sustain our high-waste, high-pollution habits.
Resource: Sustainability Explained Through Animation
Citation: Sustainability Explained Through Animation. Prod. Igloo Animations. YouTube- Broadcast Yourself. RealEyes, 9 Apr. 2010. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5NiTN0chj0>
Description: Animated, 2-minute video explaining sustainability.
Resource: Wombat - All Is One
Citation: Foundation for Global Community - The Wombat. Prod. Jason Ables. Foundation for Global Community - Home. 2005. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <http://globalcommunity.org/flash/wombat.shtml>.
Description: Animated, 1 minute video explaining we're all connected and we only have 1 earth to live with.