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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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History Behind the Headlines, The [Green] New Deal
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 mins
Long before the Green New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced a bold plan to combat the Great Depression. He called it the New Deal. The mosaic of plans, programs, and reforms put Americans back to work and restored confidence in the US economy. It didn't break the depression altogether, but it changed t...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 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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Community Resilience in an Era of Upheaval
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presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
Contributors to The Community Resilience Reader Daniel Lerch, Rebecca Wodder, and Richard Heinberg, presented on the six foundations for community resilience. Daniel Lerch, Education and Publications Director for the Post Carbon Institute, provided an explanation of the framework and theme of the resilience reader...
presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
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Eco Solutions, Episode 13, Renewables on the Rise
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presented by Isa Soares, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Eco Solutions, Episode 13 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
The world as we know it is in transition. In just a few generations, global power supply has been completely transformed. The fuel of the future is clean, green and plentiful; renewables are well and truly on the rise. From the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, Isa Soares looks at a new age for clean energy...
presented by Isa Soares, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Eco Solutions, Episode 13 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
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Going Green, Part 2, Going Green
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presented by Nicki Shields, 1986-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Going Green, Part 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
We travel to Varanasi as the city takes on different hues during one of India's most colorful festivals, Holi. There, we explore the city's tradition in handmade textiles and journey along the sacred Ganges River, a source of spiritual purification for devout Hindus.
presented by Nicki Shields, 1986-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Going Green, Part 2 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 23 mins
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Going Green, Part 3, Going Green
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Going Green, Part 3 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 22 mins
Planet Earth is a wonder to behold: beautiful, fascinating, life-sustaining -- but also, increasingly, under threat. All over the globe, people are innovating sustainable solutions to help our world. From the forests of Kenya, to the deserts of Dubai; from plastics to produce, and saving ocean life -- meet five in...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Going Green, Part 3 (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 22 mins
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Great Big Story, A Different Kind of Marathon
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 3 mins
You’d drive a car made with a lawn chair, a dismantled drill, a 3D printer and some recycled hockey sticks, right? Benjamin Esquirol and his buddies from Saskatchewan Polytechnic sure would ... in fact they did! Welcome to Shell Eco-marathon, where young people from around the world build and drive ultra-energy-...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 3 mins
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