Current & Evergreen Discussions
Daniel Ellsberg: Speak Out Now to Prevent War with Iran
Daniel Ellsberg, of the Pentagon Papers, makes a call for people to speak now about any plans to provoke a US war with Iran. Given Ellsberg's experience in the Pentagon at the start of the Vietnam war, Ellsberg well knows about the ability to provoke war and he is asking, given the final days of Trump, for people to step forward and do their patriotic duty in support US Constitution rather than follow Trump, who so clearly flaunts the US Constitution and who is a threat to US democracy.
On Hopi with Thomas Banyacya, Jr.
Hopi have lived in the canyonlands and the southwestern United States for millennia. As such, their perspective is grounded in long-time and in a deep observation of humanity. This discussion, with Thomas Banyacya, Jr. and Leila Conners and Harun Mehmedinovic of Tree Media was conducted on the rim of Canyon de Chelly.
Direct Air Capture Update with Christoph Gebald of Climeworks
Leila Conners discusses direct air capture (DAC) with Climeworks' Director and Founder, Christoph Gebald. Direct air capture pulls carbon out of the sky and turns it into feedstock for a multitude of applications including carbon negative fuels. DAC can also pull carbon out of the sky and permanently sequester it in the ground and Climeworks is doing that in Iceland.
The Commons & Unconditional Basic Income with Peter Barnes
Mathew Schmid speaks with Peter Barnes, co-founder of Credo Mobile and an advisor to the Universal Income Project at the Roosevelt Institute. The discussion focuses on how to use our commonwealth, or, the commons, as a financial filter to solve the upcoming income problem. It is a powerful idea that can solve both the challenge of climate and the challenge of income.
Jeremy Jackson is an American ecologist, paleobiologist, and conservationist. He is an emeritus professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, senior scientist emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution, and visiting scientist at the American Museum of Natural History Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. He studies threats and solutions to human impacts on the environment and the ecology and evolution of tropical seas. This interview was conducted for The 11th Hour in 2006.