What is fossil fuel divestment and why does it matter? | Keep it in the ground

There’s this campaign going on, mainly in the US at the moment, and it’s a new way into the whole climate debate that is a bit different from, you know, change your lightbulbs. Divestment is a very simple idea. You just take your money away from companies that are involved in extracting fossil fuels. You […]

The Future Of Meat | Living Off Grid with Maddie Moate | Earth Lab

I’m on a mission to live a more sustainable life so far I’ve looked to the future of my fridge but now it’s time to dig a little bit deeper and look specifically at meat it looks like meat and apparently it tastes like meat but instead of grazing open pastures this stuff was grown […]

Climate Change: How Doomed ARE We?

(bouncy music) – All right, so climate change is the existential question that humanity is facing. Just hearing those two words, I can feel my heart rate going up. – [Man] Climate change! – Oh, Oh, There it goes. But here’s my worry, are we too late? Has climate change reached the point of no […]

How Much Energy Does the Internet Use? | Hot Mess 🌎

About half the world has internet access. That’s 3.6 billion people surfing the web. How much energy is that using? And what is our online world doing to our planet’s climate? Hey Alexa, how much electricity do you use? “Hmm I’m not sure” No worries, that’s what we’re here for. [OPEN] Hey! I’m Miriam, and […]

This Video Has Consumed 146.7 Household-Days of Electricity!

You are currently watching an online video, which means your screen is shooting photons at your face in a pattern determined by pieces of data that have traveled around the world as electrical impulses. The motions of these electrons and photons are undeniable physical actions with real energy costs that even energy-conscious video-makers can’t avoid: […]

Hey Aldo! Which village are you destroying to be “carbon neutral?”

Este es mi amigo Tom Tom vive en un hermoso lugar en Chile llamado el “Cajón del Maipo” Es ingeniero en recursos naturales, le gusta hacer rafting y caminar en las montañas, y tiene una hija Esa pequeña niña es mi hija que también ama este río El río Maipo es muy importante para Tom […]

Nuclear Power Was Supposed to Solve Climate Change… What Happened? | Hot Mess 🌎

Thanks to the funders of Peril and Promise for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Since the 1950s the world has had a carbon-free, weather-independent energy source. It works with our existing grid and infrastructure, and it isn’t dependent on batteries or back-up power from fossil fuels. If the goal is to slow down climate change, shouldn’t […]