TV & Film
[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 12/12/07
During his tenure as mayor of Bogota, Colombia, Enrique Penalosa was both revered and scorned for his urban planning and transportation policies. His public works projects, which largely favored the pedestrian experience, were unlike anything previously built in Bogota. Penalosa describes the environmental and social importance of minimizing automobile culture.
[LESS INFO] 3 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 12/05/07
Architect Thom Mayne describes his philosophy toward sustainability and design. Mayne, a Pritzker Prize-winner and the architect of the San Francisco Federal Building, is a maverick and a leader in his field. He believes that people will have to adapt to new, sustainable building designs now and into the future.
[LESS INFO] 23 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 11/28/07
The Druk White Lotus School was constructed despite challenges ranging from financing, to Ladakh, India's harsh climate and remote location. The school's founder, His Holiness The Twelfth Gyalwang Drukpa, describes how the school was built in stages, while architect Jonathan Rose discusses the plethora of fundraising sources used for expansion.
[LESS INFO] 7 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 11/21/07
A process called "carbon sequestration" may one day allow the United States and other countries to burn abundant coal reserves without emitting greenhouse gases. But the technology is far from complete, and some skeptics question its ability to effectively capture carbon dioxide. Learn more about the carbon capture process from leading researchers in the field.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 11/14/07
Terry Tamminen, a policy advisor to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on energy and environmental issues, helped draft much of the state's forward-thinking environmental policy. Tamminen discusses California's achievements, and the imperative of new laws and policies that promote sustainabile practices.
[LESS INFO] 5 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 11/07/07
The production of ethanol and other biofuels requires many of the same resources - such as arable land - as the production of food. As the biofuel industry expands in the United States and abroad, there is increasing question of how food production will be impacted. Experts discuss the tension between these two industries in Brazil and the United States, the world's two largest ethanol producers.
[LESS INFO] 8 VIEWS | ADDED 15:00:00 10/31/07
Learn how ultra-lightweight materials are playing an increasingly crucial role in automobile design as manufacturers try to design more efficient vehicles. Jon Fox-Rubin, the president and C.E.O. of Fiberforge, demonstrates his company's production process for lightweight carbon fiber composites that will be used by the automotive industry.