The Four Worlds Guiding Principles for Building a Sustainable and Harmonious World
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Cheryl Charles / TEDXLast Updated on 2014-09-16 16:37:43
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Cheryl Charles TEDx Crescent School June 20, 2014
Cheryl Charles is an innovator, entrepreneur, educator, author and organizational executive. Cheryl is Co-Founder and Principal of Hawksong Associates, a consulting firm focused on organizational development and diffusion of innovation. She is also Co-Founder, President and CEO Emerita of the Children & Nature Network, a non-profit organization she and Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, founded with others in 2006, dedicated to building a worldwide movement to re-connect children and nature.
Cheryl has worked internationally since the 1970s; beginning with teacher education she later was instrumental in bringing the innovative interdisciplinary environment education curricula,... More »
Earth Day: A Reminder To URI For The Need For Education, Planning, Policy, & Management to Heal The EarthLast Updated on 2014-03-12 17:44:37The first Earth Day in 1970 took place in the form of educational activities across the nation. It was chaired though not by educators by two politicians, Democratic Senator Gaylord Nelson from WI, and Republican Congressman Pete McCloskey from CA.
The event united both political parties, labor and business, the rich and the poor, urban and rural populations, and student movements across the land. Remarkable results were achieved through this educational consciousness raising including the creation of the U.S. EPA, passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species Act, and laid the foundation for many environmental initiatives still active today.
At the time I was the Religious Activities Coordinator for California Lutheran University (CLU). I created a little bit of controversy back then using religious activities funds for Earth Day. Back then many in the religious... More »
Share the LandLast Updated on 2014-02-19 13:28:55
An important song about sharing and humanities, by the wonderful band, the Guess Who. 1970
Conservation biologist: Environmental consequences of Keystone ‘epic’Last Updated on 2014-02-05 15:45:59
Conservation biologist Dr. Reese Halter is asked by MSNBC host Craig Melvin to respond to House Speaker John Boehner's call to build the Keystone XL pipleline.
Dr. Halter shares what he thinks would be the environmental dangers the Keystone XL pipeline.
Dr. Halter also responds to the water crisis caused by the West Virginia chemical spill.
The Story of SolutionsLast Updated on 2014-01-04 11:22:53
The Story of Solutions explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
In the current 'Game of More', we're told to cheer a growing economy -- more roads, more malls, more Stuff! -- even though our health indicators are worsening, income inequality is growing and polar icecaps are melting.
But what if we changed the point of the game? What if the goal of our economy wasn't more, but better -- better health, better jobs and a better chance to survive on the planet?
Shouldn't that be what winning means?
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