WGBH IdeaLab: Designing Green and Equitable Communities

WGBHForum
Published on Dec 21, 2018

WGBH’s 2018 Innovation IdeaLab convened powerful writers, grassroots activists, economists, architects and green designers around the theme of The Changemakers for the popular day-long gathering supported by The Kendeda Fund. The purpose of the IdeaLab is to plant new stories for public media, with sessions ranging from Saving Nature, Saving Ourselves; to The Future of Work; and Designing Green and Equitable Communities.

In This Session:

» Michael Murphy, Architect & CEO, MASS Design Group

» Yorman Nuñez, Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative; MIT CoLab; Grist 50 Fixer

» Damon Rich, Designer, Urban Planner, & Partner, Hector Design; MacArthur Fellow

» Karilyn Crockett, Author, People Before Highways; MIT Urban Studies and Planning

WGBH Forum Network ~ Free online lectures: Explore a world of ideas

See:

http://forum-network.org/lectures/designing-green-and-equitable-communities/

 

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WGBH IdeaLab Keynote: Bill McKibben


WGBHForum

Published on Dec 21, 2018

WGBH’s 2018 Innovation IdeaLab convened powerful writers, grassroots activists, economists, architects and green designers around the theme of The Changemakers for the popular day-long gathering supported by The Kendeda Fund. The purpose of the IdeaLab is to plant new stories for public media, with sessions ranging from Saving Nature, Saving Ourselves; to The Future of Work; and Designing Green and Equitable Communities.

See the entire 2018 series: http://forum-network.org/series/chang…

 

Europe battles worst snowfall in decades – BBC News

BBC News

Published on Jan 16, 2019

Parts of Europe have been hit by the worst snowfall in decades, with dozens dead in the last month alone. In Austria, thousands were trapped on a ski resort overnight, while several others escaped an avalanche without injury. More snow is forecast over the weekend, although it is not expected to be as heavy as previously seen.

Designing Boston: Can We Talk About Climate Migration?


WGBHForum
Published on Dec 11, 2018

Communities around the world are working on solutions to make our buildings, streets and infrastructure resilient to more frequent storms and sea level rise associated with climate change. Very few, however, want to talk about the sensitive topic of managed retreat (commonly known as climate migration). How do you even begin talking about uprooting entire communities? Who will pay for it? Who makes these decisions?

The Climate Crisis


The Sanders Institute
Published on Jul 2, 2018

The world is not only facing climate “change” we are facing a CLIMATE CRISIS. For thirty years, scientists have warned that we were changing the climate and now those predictions are coming true with a vengeance: The five hottest years on record have all taken place since 2010, the 2017 hurricane season caused more damage than any other natural disaster in U.S. history, California wildfires devastated a million acres, and weather events have cost the American economy alone 240 billion dollars a year. We need to start addressing this climate crisis and we need to have started yesterday.

WGBH IdeaLab: Saving Nature, Saving Ourselves

WGBHForum
Published on Jan 7, 2019

WGBH’s 2018 Innovation IdeaLab convened powerful writers, grassroots activists, economists, architects and green designers around the theme of The Changemakers for the popular day-long gathering supported by The Kendeda Fund. The purpose of the IdeaLab is to plant new stories for public media, with sessions ranging from Saving Nature, Saving Ourselves; to The Future of Work; and Designing Green and Equitable Communities. In this session: » Bill McKibben, Author, Educator, Environmentalist » Tara Houska, Campaigns Director, Honor the Earth; Attorney, Couchiching First Nation » Chad Brown, US Navy Veteran; Founder, Soul River Runs Deep » Lucy Cooke, Zoologist, Author, Broadcaster

Watch the entire collection of conversations here: http://forum-network.org/series/chang…

WGBH Forum Network ~ Free online lectures: Explore a world of ideas

and http://forum-network.org/lectures/wgbh-idealab-keynote-bill-mckibben/

Daniel L. Albritton (NOAA) explains 1988 the Greenhouse Effect


Climate State
Published on Jan 14, 2019

On June 29th, 1988, the House Science, Space and Technology subcommittees held a joint hearing on the threat of global warming. Here the segment of Daniel L. Albritton’s (Director Aeronomy Laboratory NOAA) statement. Current Drought and Global Warming https://www.c-span.org/video/?3246-1/… D. L. Albritton’s research https://www.researchgate.net/scientif…