Category Archives: Video

UMass Permaculture Documentary Series

Watch the video. UMass Amherst transformed a 1/4 grass lawn on campus into a thriving, abundant, permaculture garden during the 2010-2011 academic year. Learn how this student-led project can be easily replicated and spread to other campuses, institutions, or any … Continue reading

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Life Pscycle-ology

Watch the video. Discover the hidden life of a mobile phone… Eric is seeing a therapist because he is suffering from an existential crises after his owner abandons him for a newer model. In this cute animation we discover the … Continue reading

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MIT’s Senseble City Lab’s YouTube channel

MIT’s Senseble City Lab explores innovative ways to visualize and investigate urban dynamics in real-time, leveraging on digital data. They also design innovative architectural interfaces to broadcast real-time information within cities. Their YouTube channel has some great videos that illustrate … Continue reading

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NACo Produces Video Success Stories for County Energy Projects

The National Association of Counties (NACo) has created 11 short videos featuring successful implementation of energy projects by counties around the United States. The videos were filmed at NACo’s County Forum on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in January 2011. … Continue reading

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Lighting the world with LEDs

Watch the video at SmartPlanet. According to analyst estimates, by 2020 the LED lighting industry will be close to a $25 billion market worldwide. LED lighting manufacturer Bridgelux wants to be on the forefront of this shift. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi … Continue reading

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How Do They Do It? – Airplane Recycling

Watch the video to see how airplanes are recycled when they can’t fly anymore.

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Michael Pawlyn: Using nature’s genius in architecture

Watch the video. How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. At TEDSalon in London, Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and … Continue reading

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B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Bag)

Watch the video (and the others from Princeton SCEN). 380,000,000,000 plastic bags are consumed each year in America, 1% of them get recycled. Princeton SECN students explores the world of plastic, and non-plastic bags. Learn how bringing your own bag, … Continue reading

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ScienceCinema Gives You Searchable Videos from the U.S. Department of Energy

Scientific videos highlighting research and development sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are now available through ScienceCinema. I tested it out by searching for “biofuels”. The results include a link to the video and a snippet of the … Continue reading

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Politics and Science in Confronting Environmental Change

Watch the video from ISTC’s Sustainability Seminar Series. Talk given by University of Illinois Political Science Professor Steve Seitz. If the best available scientific knowledge recommends a policy response to climate change, why don’t governments act? What happens when certain … Continue reading

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