UNFCCC’s Patricia Espinosa: Working towards a low-carbon society for “the well-being of people”

Climate change is really about the well-being of people. It is not a very vague concept or a vague problem that is out of our everyday lives. It actually is affecting our everyday lives, and this is the fundamental fact that everybody should keep in mind while working towards a low-carbon society. We will need […]

Sustainable community development: from what’s wrong to what’s strong | Cormac Russell | TEDxExeter

Translator: Monica Ronchi Reviewer: Saskia Clauss Thank you. The question: “can I help you?” is a question that millions of people ask millions of other people every single day. What does it actually mean to help another human being? Or indeed to help an entire community. I believe that helping is a powerful and often […]

Society’s Definition of “Success” is a Lie – 500k Q&A

TheFatRat – Monody (feat. Laura Brehm)

Summer in the hills Those hazy days I do remember We were running still Had the whole world at our feet Watching seasons change Our roads were lined with adventure Mountains in the way Couldn’t keep us from the sea Here we stand open arms This is home where we are Ever strong in the […]

Americans Try To Pronounce Traditional Irish Names

– Irish is a different language? (bouncy music) – [Voiceover] Tigh. – Whaaaat? – Who could forget a tadgch? – Taig. – Tad-g-h? – Tag. – Tod. – Tig? – [Voiceover] Yeah, like the first syllable of tiger. – Ohhhhhhh. – I didn’t see that coming. – [Voiceover] Rosheen. – Uh-oh. We got one of […]

Judging Societies by Women’s Prisons | Emily Salisbury | TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” This famous quote by Dostoyevsky reminds us that to truly understand the progression of humanity, we should open our eyes to see how we treat some of the most unsympathetic characters in our world. How […]

Why societies collapse | Jared Diamond

I think all of us have been interested, at one time or another, in the romantic mysteries of all those societies that collapsed, such as the classic Maya in the Yucatan, the Easter Islanders, the Anasazi, Fertile Crescent society, Angor Wat, Great Zimbabwe and so on. And within the last decade or two, archaeologists have […]