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Video Archive – ‘Voices for the Earth’

Many of the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders and activists come to teach at Schumacher College.

Where possible we share their inspirational contributions through our series of Earth Talks open to the general public – most of which are filmed so that we can spread the word more widely.

This video archive dates back to 2010 and represents a wealth of insight and information about the pressing issues of the 21st Century, through different voices speaking on behalf of the Earth.

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Robert Chambers: Development - What the Professionals Miss

Robert Chambers is a research associate at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex and author of the influential book, Rural Development: Putting the Last First

Gunter Pauli: Bhutan and the Blue Economy

Gunter Pauli presents fascinating examples of new innovations and business models that can offer simple solutions to many global challenges.

Jean Boulton: Complexity as Worldview

Jean Boulton makes the link between Complexity Theory, Buddhism and Taoism and shows what a worldview based on the learnings from Complexity Theory could look like.

Hardin Tibbs: Global Cultural Development

Hardin Tibbs is a specialist in strategic thinking. In this talk he explores future prospects for the global system

This is Ecocide: An Interview with Polly Higgins

Polly Higgins is a lawyer who has dedicated her life to one client – The Earth.

Radio Schumacher Series - Autumn 2010

A series of interviews and stories recounting the unique experience of day-to-day life at Schumacher College.

Carolyn Steel: Why is food vital to a sustainable society?

Carolyn Steel, author of ‘Hungry City’, explores the relationships between food and cities. Can food production be central to town life and urban planning?

Sean Kelly: Five Principles of Integral Ecology

Sean Kelly presents five principles to place human existence into a holistic, ecological context.

Helena Norberg Hodge: Towards an Economics of Happiness

Helena Norberg-Hodge talks about the growing worldwide movement for economic localization.

Fritjof Capra: Learning from Leonardo

Fritjof Capra outlines the lessons we can learn from Leonardo da Vinci’s scientific approach. “In my view, what we need today is exactly the kind of science that Leonardo da Vinci outlined 500 years ago.”

Vandana Shiva: Biotechnology and World Food Supplies

Vandana Shiva explains the science of biotechnology (genetic engineering), and the dangers it poses to the world’s food supplies.

Ranyl Rhydwen: Current Environmental Changes and Implications

Part 2 of this 2 part lecture series explores the human impact on the earth’s climate in the past, present and future.

Ranyl Rhydwen: Climate Systems and Interactions

This is part 1 of a 2 part lecture series which outlines the basic concepts for understanding climate change.