Reinventing Fire (Lecture)
In Reinventing Fire, Amory Lovins, one of the world’s leading energy experts and visionaries, makes a winning case for powering our future by “reinventing fire”. Using science and wit, he demonstrates the practical path away from our fossil fuel-based economy into a fully renewable energy future. His vision for smarter and fairer energy policy has persuaded top business leaders, the Department of Defense, and decision makers in Washington D.C.
USU Climate Change Essentials (Lecture)
In this series of 5-minute videos, physicist and sustainability science communicator Dr. Robert Davies takes us though the basics of climate change science, organized around four things that science knows about our changing climate with high confidence: Earth is warming; driven by humans; disrupting the entire planetary climate system; with great risk for humans.
Chasing Coral (Documentary
Chasing Coral is a 2017 documentary about a team of divers, scientists and photographers around the world who begin an underwater adventure to document the disappearance of coral reefs. They knew that if they could capture visual evidence of coral bleaching, they could reveal the phenomenon in a powerful way. Stunning underwater photography, a compelling tale of achievement, and gut-wrenching tale of human impact make for a powerful experience. On their website, they include action steps viewers can use to make change occur.
Racing Extinction (Documentary)
Racing Extinction is an Academy-Award-nominated 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it. The film’s overarching theme is the Anthropocene Extinction, a human-caused mass extinction arising from climate change, poaching, and habitat destruction ― themselves emergent from overpopulation, globalization and animal agriculture. As an individual, you have the power to do something to protect species from disappearing forever.