Educational / Inspirational

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Building a Climate Safe Future

On May 15, 2019, Project Drawdown Executive Director Jonathan Foley delivered a seminar at Carnegie Mellon University's Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation. His talk was titled "Achieving Drawdown: Building the Case for Climate Optimism with the Tools We Already Have."

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If you’re part of the movement for a just, sustainable, regenerative future, chances are you’ve heard of Paul Hawken --environmentalist, entrepreneur (Smith + Hawken) and author of seven books including the Ecology of Commerce, a highly-acclaimed college business textbook.

Empowering Women and Girls

If we really want to address climate change, we need to make gender equity a reality, says writer and environmentalist Katharine Wilkinson. In this informative, bold talk she shares three key ways that equity for women and girls can help reverse global warming. "Drawing down emissions depends on rising up," says Wilkinson.

The Soil Story

Science meets inspiration in this tale of nature’s best hidden innovation: soil. The Soil Story, created by Kiss the Ground, is a five-minute film that shares the importance of healthy soil for a healthy planet. Learn how we can “sequester” (store) carbon from our atmosphere where it is harmful, and pull it back into the earth where it belongs, through regenerative agriculture, composting, and other land management practices.

Paul Hawken Drawdown

Talk by Paul Hawken, editor of the new book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming” recorded April 21, 2017 at Town Hall in Seattle.

 

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"What I see everywhere in the world are ordinary people willing to confront despair, power, and incalculable odds in order to restore some semblance of grace, justice, and beauty to this world."

                                      ~ Paul Hawken

Reasons to be Optimistic

Five Reasons to be Optimistic about the State of the World.  Pachamama Alliance highlights five major trends we can be hopeful about in this 3 minute video.. 

The Drawdown Agenda is a podcast series exploring the ground-breaking research behind the best-selling book Drawdown, an inspiring vision on how we can reverse global warming by achieving “drawdown” – when atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations peak and begin to decline.

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