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The Gross Domestic Problem
Lorenzo Fioramonti talks to us about his book, which analyzes the politics behind (and aims to popularize critique of) Gross Domestic Product.
Reasons to be both hugely disappointed and very excited
Sustainability specialist Paul Hohnen speaks on sustainable development and what needs to be done to save the planet.
Reversing desertification with livestock
A compelling Q&A with the originator of a holistic approach to restoring grasslands by using livestock to mimic nature's herbivore herds.
Creating visibility for forests worldwide
UN Forum on Forests Director speaks about her highlights from the International Year of Forests in 2011.
Creating an ecology of hope
In a candid Q&A, author Frances Moore Lappe talks about how to shift our mental map so as to sync human nature with nature’s rhythms.
The killing of coral reefs and what it means
UNU reef ecology expert Peter Sale reveals the motivations behind and findings from his new book that is based on a 40-year career.
Bye bye nukes in Japan by 2012
Our World 2.0 video interviewed the lead author of a Greenpeace plan that proposes the phase out of Japanese nuclear energy by 2012.
The world loves sushi… too much
We had the chance to talk to the producer/director of the new film Sushi: The Global Catch about the world's appetite for sushi and its consequences.
What is nature worth?
The world needs to align economics with the resources and processes supplied by nature, says Dr. Gretchen C. Daily.
Biodiversity — What does it mean to you?
The sad fact is that biodiversity means little to the daily lives of most people, despite the extraordinary efforts to change this by Professor Sarukhan and others.
Lights, climate, action
Podcast interview with Energy Surveyor Zi Zi Searles on how businesses that invest in energy efficient lighting can save money and cut emissions.
Young leaders from the global south
United Nations University students from the global south provide us with their thoughts about climate change and energy and food security.
Many strong voices
The Many Strong Voices Programme connects indigenous people from the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) affected by climate change.
The world’s next breath
Central to the Transition Movement is the belief that communities can be a catalyst for the societal redesign required to respond to climate change and the coming end of cheap oil.
Innovation and climate change
At the UNU G8 Symposium on Innovation and Climate Change, we caught several experts on video as they shared their ideas for solutions.
Follow the leaders in Hokkaido, Japan
Discussion at this week's G8 Toyako Summit should focus on the need for a long-term target for CO2 emission reduction.
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