You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.
Door: The Inspiration Journey
Politics fractures when policy fails – as events of the last year have shown. Nine years on from the global financial crisis, policymakers are still struggling to find convincing answers to the economic problems it exposed. At the same time, the world faces many significant and complex challenges, from climate change to the problems of managing chronic health conditions, to the challenges of ageing populations, to meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. This special event marks the launch of a new collaboration between the RSA and UCL’s new Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose to develop mission-oriented innovation policy in practice.
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Link: Mission Oriented Innovation | Jeffrey Sachs
Cathy Newman’s full interview with Philosopher Noam Chomsky. From Trump and Clinton, to climate change, Brexit and TPP, America’s foremost intellectuals presents his views on who rules the world today.
Link: Noam Chomsky full length interview: Who rules the world now?
Climate change is an issue that will affect all of us, and will require global solutions brought about by the collaboration of scientists, the public and governments across the world to face the challenges it presents.
Join Professor Brian Cox, the Royal Society Professor of Public Engagement, as he brings together experts on climate change to discuss key issues for the future of our planet.
Find out more about climate change in our Q&A: http://bit.ly/2dUYYWz
Link: Brian Cox presents Science Matters – Climate Change
Bill Nye experiences the five stages of climate change grief – Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance – and along the way, he’ll explore what’s gone wrong with our planet and how we can start to turn things around.
Link: National Geographic Explorer Bill Nyes Global Meltdown [HD]