Global Divestment Day 2015

Hundreds of demonstrators have rallied to pressure australia’s major banks “The time for investing in fossil fuels is over…” Today’s demonstration is one of hundreds taking place across the world as part of global divestment day, a movement that’s gained significant momentum over the past 2 years It’s been the fastest growing divestment campaign in […]

How to power the world from clean renewable energy sources. It can be done!

We can power the world from clean, renewable energy sources. We don’t need fossil fuels. This video explains the details of how we achieve this See part 1 of this play-list for a brief overview Moving to a cleaner renewable world needs political will, and investment.

The divestment movement hits $11 trillion out of fossil fuels!

Big news! Over $11 Trillion divested from fossil fuels Around the world, people are saying “Our money won’t fund climate change,” and are divesting from the fossil fuel industry’s climate-wrecking business plan. One year ago, we set out an ambitious goal: to get $10 trillion divested from fossil fuels by 2020. Well…we’ve done it and […]

Group wants Smith College to divest from fossil fuels

WINDS: NW 10-20 MPH JULIANA: SMITH COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE CALLING ON SCHOOL TRUSTEES TO DIVEST FROM THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY. DOZENS OF DEMONSTRATORS HELD A VIGIL ON CAMPUS, DEMANDING THE SCHOOL TAKE ACTION TO REMOVE $100-MILLION DOLLARS INVESTED IN FOSSIL FUELS FROM THE SCHOOL’S ENDOWMENT FUND. “DIVEST SMITH COLLEGE” SAID THESE INVESTMENTS ARE INCONSISTENT WITH […]

Gastivists: Stopping A Fossil Fuel Lock-In

We need to talk. Because there is something that people aren’t talking about enough…. Gas. Some people call it “Natural Gas” but gas is about 95% methane, which is a greenhouse gas and a fossil fuel, so we call it “fossil gas”. Gas comes from drilling deep into the ground and sometimes requires fracking to […]

What’s the Deal With Fossil Fuels? | California Academy of Sciences

♪ (music) ♪ Every day we use energy to power our homes, cars, and more. But most of that energy comes from fossil fuels. So what exactly are fossil fuels? Well, fossil fuels are made of the preserved remains of ancient plants and algae, and they come in a variety of flavors. To explore how […]

Explore More | Energy | Part 2: Fossil Fuels

>>WHAT PUT US ON THAT PATH? MANY EXPERTS BELIEVE IT’S OUR RELIANCE ON FOSSIL FUELS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND FOR ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION.>>THE ENERGY MIX IN THE U.S., AT THE MOMENT, IS VERY HEAVILY WEIGHTED TOWARDS FOSSIL FUELS. FOR ELECTRICITY, ABOUT 50 PERCENT OF THE RAW FUEL, THE RAW ENERGY FOR IT COMES FROM COAL; ANOTHER […]

Fossils 101 | National Geographic

(gentle music) – [Narrator] Like buried treasure, they lie hidden from sight. Echoes of an ancient past, they whisper secrets and tell tales once lost to time. Fossils are remnants or impressions of ancient organisms that are naturally preserved in stone. While there are hundreds of fossil types, they are often grouped into two major […]