Explore & Engage Links

Sustainable World Sourcebook 2014 (Fourth Edition)

Every chapter of the Sustainable World Sourcebook ends in an Explore & Engage (E&E) section, containing activities to make the information in the Sourcebook come alive. Here are the links that correspond to the “eye” icon found in the E&E sections in the printed version of the Sourcebook.

The items below are listed by chapter, then by numbered topic, then by activity. For example, the first item listed below, Drew Dellinger’s poem, is in Chapter 1; in the first topic (“Consider the name ‘Awakening the Dreamer’…”); and in the third activity.

Note: Internet links change or disappear fairly frequently and without warning. If you find that a link is not working, please let us know at info@swcoalition.org.

Chapter 1 – Setting the Context

1.3  Drew Dellinger poem
http://drewdellinger.org/pages/video/187/planetize-the- movement-video-featuring-hieroglyphic-stairway

6.1  Bill Strickland TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_strickland_makes_change_with_a_slide_show?language=en

6.1  Majora CarterTED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/majora_carter_s_tale_of_urban_renewal

9.1  Leadership video
http://sivers.org/ff

9.4  Awakening the Dreamer Symposium
http://awakeningthedreamer.org.s28312.gridserver.com/component/option.com/events#

Chapter 2 – Environment: Healing the Web of Life

2.2 Article on tipping points
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=is-earth-nearing-environmental-tipping-point

4.3   350.org
http://350.org

6.3  Sylvia Earle TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/sylvia_earle_s_ted_prize_wish_to_protect_our_oceans

9.1  Coral Reef video
http://www.oceanicresearch.org/education/films/crrain_qt.htm

11.7  Story of Stuff video
http://storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of-stuff/

12.4  Julia Butterfly video

Chapter 3 – Energy: Smart Power

1.1a  MichaelRuppert video

1.1b  Christian Science Monitor peak oil and climate change article
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2012/1008/Underestimating-the-dangers-of-peak-oil-and-climate-change

2.1  Petroleum-based products
http://www.ranken-energy.com/Products%20from%20Petroleum.htm

3.2.a  Rob Hopkins TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/rob_hopkins_transition_to_a_world_without_oil

4.2  Renewable Energy Institute
http://renewableenergyinstitute.org

6.7a  Smart grids
https://www.smartgrid.gov/the_smart_grid

8.4   The film Kogi

9.1  Renewable Energy: US and the world
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_electricity_production_from_renewable_sources

10.2 a  Donald Sadoway TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/donald_sadoway_the_missing_link_to_renewable_energy

10.2b  Photosynthesis breakthrough
http://www.examiner.com/article/renewable-energy-breakthrough-artificial-photosynthesis-speeds-up

Chapter 5 – Economics – What Counts: Valuing Life

 1.3  Vicki Robin, Your Money or Your Life video
http://ymoyl.wordpress.com

1.3  Lynne Twist, Creating a Future that Works for All of Us video
http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Creating-a-Future-For-All-of-Us

4.3  If the World Were a Village of 100 People video
http://www.miniature-earth.com

4.4  Uncut video
http://www.thenation.com/video/158927/johann-hari-us-uncut-fed-tax-evaders#

5.2  This is What Democracy Looks Like video
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/this-is-what-a-democracy-looks-like/

5.3  John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hitman video trailer

5.5  Contact info for Congress
http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/

7.3  Waste = Food film
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/waste-food/

7.3  Ray Anderson TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/ray_anderson_on_the_business_logic_of_sustainability

7.5  Janine Benyus TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/janine_benyus_biomimicry_in_action

7.7  Greenwashing video

8.2  BALLE website
https://bealocalist.org

9.1  Naomi Klein’s video, No Logo
Short version:

Full version:

9.2  The Story of Stuff video

Chapter 6 — Community: Living Well Together—Growing and Nurturing Strong Communities

1.1 The Spark video

 1.5  Pay It Forward film trailer

 4.2  Catherine Mohr TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/catherine_mohr_builds_green

 4.3  Green Building Revolution video
http://science.kqed.org/quest/video/green-building-revolution/

 6.1  PamWarhurst’s TED Talk
http://www.ted.com/talks/pam_warhurst_how_we_can_eat_our_landscapes

 8.3  video about a working ecovillage near Mt. Fuji, Japan.

 9.1  PaulHawken speech
http://www.blessedunrest.com/video.html

Chapter 7—Getting Personal: Our Choices Matter—Creating a Sustainable Future with Our Daily Actions 

1.2  Food Make-Up Artist video

 2.2a   TED talk video on localized organic foods
http://www.ted.com/talks/birke_baehr_what_s_wrong_with_our_food_system.html

 3.2  Video on chemical contamination in food products

4.1  Determine your own ecological footprint
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators/

5.2  Purchase page for the film What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire
http://www.whatawaytogomovie.com/individual-copybonus-pack/

5.3  The “100 Things Challenge”
http://guynameddave.com/about-the-100-thing-challenge/

6.1  The Story of Bottled Water video
http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-bottled-water/