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Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by William Brangham, 1968- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 11 mins
Although more Americans than ever are worried about climate change, less than 40 percent expect to make “major sacrifices” to tackle the problem. But according to Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager and climate activist, drastic action is exactly what's needed to address the problem. William Brangham sits down...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by William Brangham, 1968- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 11 mins
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Design for Good: A Conversation between Erin Barnes and John Cary
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
In this webinar, Erin and John explore how to design our homes, buildings, and public spaces to be accountable to diverse communities, respond to our everyday needs, and improve our quality of life. We see why building civic participation and growing resident leadership must be center-pieces of designing for the c...
presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
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Harnessing, and Measuring, the Creative Potential of Social Design
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presented by Anne LaFond, fl. 2019 and Cheryl Heller, fl. 2019; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
Businesses, governments, foundations and the social sector are investing millions of dollars in social design as the most promising methodology for solving the complex human challenges of our time. In this webinar, Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of the Design for Social Innovation MFA program at the School of Visua...
presented by Anne LaFond, fl. 2019 and Cheryl Heller, fl. 2019; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 1 mins
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I Have Seen the Change
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directed by Dr. Scott Weichenthal, fl. 2010 and Matt LeMay, fl. 2010; produced by LeMay Media (Pembroke, ON: LeMay Media, 2019), 29 mins
According to Environment Canada, floods are the costliest natural disaster in Canada in terms of property damage. They are also the most common. In this new production from filmmaker Matt LeMay, we look at extreme weather events, in particular flooding. Using Belleville, ON as the primary example, we hear homeowne...
directed by Dr. Scott Weichenthal, fl. 2010 and Matt LeMay, fl. 2010; produced by LeMay Media (Pembroke, ON: LeMay Media, 2019), 29 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 22, 2019, In Europe, Business Booms When Cruise Ships Arrive — But Is It Worth The Bother?
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 22, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 7 mins
Cruise liners offer scenic views you can’t replicate from land, but they also cause downstream consequences. In Europe, some beautiful waterfront cities are joining forces to limit the impact of thousands of passengers being disgorged onto their picturesque streets. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant repo...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 22, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 7 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3, How to Seize Emerging Opportunities
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins

In this webinar you'll learn how suburbs can cover the costs of creating walkable urbanism by being Opportunistic and developing innovative public/private partnerships to pay for streets, public spaces, art and culture, and, yes, even parking—in other words, the infrastructure that turns density into a tool for...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 2 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 30 mins
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This Nonprofit Has A Sweet Plan For Reclaiming Vacant Detroit Lots
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presented by Mary Ellen Geist, fl. 2008; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 2 mins
Detroit is known for the rhythms of Motown and the hum of automobile manufacturing plants. Now, one nonprofit is adding a new sound to this urban landscape: the buzzing of bees. Special correspondent Mary Ellen Geist reports on the efforts of Detroit Hives to reclaim some of the city’s vacant spaces -- while als...
presented by Mary Ellen Geist, fl. 2008; produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2019), 2 mins
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Vacant to Vibrant: How to Turn Vacant Lots into Vibrant Plots
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins

Vacant lots in your neighborhood can illustrate neglect and seem like a waste of space. But, these open spaces can also serve as clean canvases for creative community projects that bring positive change.

Interested in learning from leaders and thinkers who have transformed vacant places into vibrant green spaces?...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2019), 1 hour 3 mins
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Innovative Cities, Episode 2
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presented by Matt Rivers, fl. 2015; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Innovative Cities, Episode 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
By 2050, the world's major cities will be crowded by six and a half billion people. Pollution, inequality and climate change threaten the living standards that cities can offer. Yet people designed these problems and people can design their solutions. CNN profiles the cutting-edge projects that combat the pressure...
presented by Matt Rivers, fl. 2015; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Innovative Cities, Episode 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
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Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3, How to Create Successful Suburbs
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presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins

The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?

In part one, of this three-part webinar series on Saving Our Suburbs (S.O.S.), p...

presented by Jen Hawse, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press, in Saving Our Suburbs, Part 1 of 3 (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 40 mins
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