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Video Friday: Ernesto Sirolli on Truly Sustainable Development

Ernesto Sirolli is the founder of the Sirolli Institute, a non-profit organization that advocates for a “civic economy” model of development. Through mentoring and nurturing local talent instead of a “top down” approach to economic aid and sustainable development, impoverished communities can rebuild their local economies, inspire local entrepreneurship and protect the environment. In this 18-minute TEDx talk, Sirolli talks with…

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Video Friday: A New Story of People

This video from SustainableMan offers an eloquent essay from Charles Eisenstein, author of The Ascent of Humanity and Sacred Economics. Eisenstein proposes that to change our world, we need to change the story: “The greatest illusion of this world is the illusion of separation.”

Recommended Video Series: Don’t Just Sit There – Do Something! (about climate change)

Five Common Myths Skeptics Use About Climate Change I recently discovered a YouTube video series called Don’t Just Sit There Do Something!  The series is produced by Joylette Portlock, a Stanford and MIT-educated scientist, in conjunction with her website DoSomethingAboutClimate.com. Her videos combine information and action tips to help her audience learn about climate change while offering simple action steps individuals can take…

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