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Soul Power – informative talk by BK Sister Jayanti

August 31, 2011

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Sister Jayanti, European co-ordinator of the Brahma Kumaris reflects on the power of the human spirit or the power of the soul which she defines as the original core values and universal qualities that the soul naturally possesses. Peace, goodness of spirit, inner wisdom are an innate part of our inner world. Also from the […]

How will global warming affect my world? UNEP

August 25, 2011

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A simplified guide to the IPCC’s “Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability” Download the pdf

Al Gore Global Warming in 10 min

August 25, 2011

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There is an old African proverb that says, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” We need to go far, quickly. Al Gore makes the point on global warming.

Crossroads – Will you awaken as the 21st century dawns?

August 25, 2011

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The world in which we are living is changing faster than it takes to write about it. Although change is a constant of life, something we can reasonably expect to happen, the speed and the extent to which it is happening in the world today raises some fundamental questions about the way we live and […]

Paul Hawken – 10years in/ten years out – Googlezeitgeist08

August 21, 2011

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Environmentalist, entrepreneur, author of the acclaimed Blessed unrest,  Paul Hawken speaks on the current global ecology of economy and the emergence of solutions worldwide – Googlezeitgeist, September 19, 2008

Global Organisations

August 20, 2011

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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Official website of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change EarthTrends A comprehensive online database, maintained by the World Resources Institute, that focuses on the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. The Worldwatch Institute The Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization recognized by opinion leaders around the world […]

Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development, TED Global, Oxford 2010

August 20, 2011

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Acknowledging what everyone knows today, that human and industrial growth has strained the Earth’s resources, Johan Rockstrom identifies nine “planetary boundaries” that have been trespassed and says the changes they imply in terms of the behaviour of Earth’s ecosystems are unknown. Yet, we have the science to recognise this and change behaviour.