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"" Market Drivers Affecting Progressive Change. Interview segment with Gil Friend (bio) discussing the market drivers affecting progressive change. He talks about market implications of Europe's electronics take-back initiative, America's LEED rating system, and growth in the lifestyles of health and sustainability (LOHAS) sector. Play Video (Flash) (Video Help). ~3 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV. More about Gil Friend >>

"" Green Economy And Innovation. L. Hunter Lovins (bio) gives the keynote address at Saskatchewan Environment's Green Economy and Innovation Forum. Q & A at the end. Her segment begins approximately 22 minutes into the video. Play Video (Windows) (Video Help). Source: SCN. More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

"" The Future Of Natural Capitalism. L. Hunter Lovins (bio), President of Natural Capitalism, Inc. and co-creator of the natural capitalism concept, discusses the future of the natural capitalism idea. Play Video (QuickTime) (Video Help). ~1 minute. Source: Looking For Oregon's Future. More about L. Hunter Lovins >>

"" Help The New Economy Rise. Interview with Lester Brown (bio) about his latest book Plan B 2.0, what gold and bottled water have in common, and what we can do to help the new economy rise. Play Video (Flash) (Video Help). ~5 minutes. Source: TreeHuggerTV. More about Lester Brown >>

"" Economic Components Of Climate Change. In part one, Richard Douthwaite discusses economic components of climate change including our dependence on continuous economic growth and the declining availability of oil. In part two, he proposes that an economic system with tighter controls of the money supply could provide more stability. Play Video (Flash) - Part 1, 2 (Video Help). ~13 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV.

"" China: Forcing The World To Rethink Its Economic Future. Lester Brown (bio) discusses ways to restructure the global economy so that it can sustain economic progress through renewable energy, the reuse and recycling of materials, and a diverse transport system. Play Video (Real) (Video Help). ~52 minutes. Source: World Affairs Council of Northern California. More about Lester Brown >>

"" Growth And Maturity. Interview segment with Bill McKibben talking about how economic activity strives for continual growth but nature reminds us that all organisms must stop growing in order to mature. Play Video (Flash) (Video Help). ~2 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV.

"" Rescuing A Planet Under Stress And A Civilization In Trouble. Talk by Lester Brown (bio). Play Video (Flash) - Part 1, 2 (Video Help). ~40 minutes. Source: LOHASchannel. More about Lester Brown >>

"" Market-Driven Incentive Programs. Adam Davis explains that the natural systems supporting a growing human population are stressed and must be priced in the market. He describes how market-driven incentive programs can help protect nature’s services, the basic essentials of food, water and clean air, on which humans rely. Play Video (Flash) (Video Help). ~5 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV.

"" Economics Of Climate Change. UK government economic adviser, Dimitri Zenghelis, discusses the work he did with Sir Nicholas Stern on the Stern Review on Economics of Climate Change, commissioned by Chancellor Gordon Brown. The Stern Review's main conclusion was that the overall cost of climate change is equivalent to losing at least 5% of global gross domestic product while worst case scenarios increased this loss to 20%. The review also found that the cost of taking action can be limited to about 1% of global GDP per year. Play Video (Real) (Video Help). ~1 hour 35 minutes. Source: U.C. Berkeley.

"" Economic Incentives To Provide Environmental Services. Adam Davis discusses how economic incentives can be created so that the earth can continue to provide the environmental services necessary for human life. Davis thinks that markets that trade quotas or allocations of environmental resources in conjunction with new technologies can help us achieve sustainability. Play Video (Flash) - Part 1, 2 (Video Help). ~7 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV.

"" Beyond The Industrial Economy. Bill Shireman (bio), President and CEO of The Future 500, discusses going beyond the industrial economy in this talk excerpt. Play Video (QuickTime) (Video Help). ~1 minute. Source: More about Bill Shireman >>

"" Utilizing Market Forces And Financial Capital. Adam Davis explains why utilizing market forces and financial capital is critical to developing sustainability on a large scale. Government legislation or philanthropy will not do it. Play Video (Flash) (Video Help). ~2 minutes. Source: Big Picture TV.


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