Excellent video of a series by Nick Breeze, on disappearing arctic sea ice, thawing methane hydrates, and what these increasing sources of climate instability threaten. Watch out for Part II.CLICK:VIDEO:Arctic Methane: Why The Sea Ice Matters Nr 1
The ability of the U.S. government to jail people without charge or trial is now back in court. On the same day, the Academy Award-winning filmmaker and activist Michael Moore and the case’s lead plaintiff, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges, took part in a panel featuring some of those who were in the courtroom opposing the NDAA. CLICK: VIDEO Michael Moore, Chris Hedges on Challenging NDAA Indefinite Detention and the “Corporate Coup d’État”
Forty-eight people, including civil rights leader Julian Bond and NASA climate scientist James Hansen, were arrested February 13, 2013, in front of the White House as part of an ongoing protest calling on the Obama administration to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The action came before a rally planned for Sunday on Washington’s National Mall, which organizers have dubbed “the largest climate rally in history.”CLICK VIDEO: 48 Arrested at Keystone Pipeline Protest as Sierra Club Lifts 120-Year Ban on Civil Disobedience (February 13, 2013)
The film makes aware that the supposedly ‘green energies’ such as biodiesel, biogas and hydroelectric dams are neither ecologically sensible nor sustainable, but are in fact crimes against nature.CLICK VIDEO: CLIMATE CRIMES in german
Exclusive interview with Sami al-Hajj, the only journalist held at Guantánamo. The Al Jazeera cameraman was arrested in Pakistan in December of 2001 while traveling to Afghanistan on a work assignment. Held for six years without charge, al-Hajj was repeatedly tortured, hooded, attacked by dogs and hung from a ceiling in Guantánamo Bay’s prison. CLICK: VIDEO: As Gitmo Turns 11, Al Jazeera’s Journalist Sami al-Hajj on 6-Year Ordeal of U.S. Detention, Torture
In the southern region of Brazil, Mato Grosso do Sul, on the border of Brazil and Paraguay, the most populous indigenous nation of the country silently struggles for its territory, trying to contain the advance of its powerful enemies.VIDEO English
Leonard Peltier, one of the nation’s most well-known and longest-incarcerated prisoners, speaks out from the U.S. Penitentiary at Coleman, Florida, where he is currently held. Peltier is the Native American activist and former member of the American Indian Movement who was convicted of aiding in the killing of two FBI agents during a shootout on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1975. Sentenced to prison in 1977, Peltier is now 68 years old. CLICKVIDEO: Leonard Peltier Speaks Out from Prison on Denial of Medical Care, Bid for Clemency
In his most extended Video interview, WikiLeaks Julian Assange speaks to Democracy Now! from inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has been holed up for nearly six months. CLICK: VIDEO: Julian Assange on WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, Cypherpunks, Surveillance State
Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, has testified for the first time since he was arrested in May 2010. Speaking Thursday at a pretrial proceeding, Manning revealed the emotional tumult he experienced while imprisoned in Kuwait after his arrest in 2010, saying, “I remember thinking, ’I’m going to die.’ CLICK VIDEO: SHAMEFUL how Accused WikiLeaks Whistleblower Bradley Manning has been abused and how US tries to break him to testify
Beasts of the Southern Wild tells the story of six-year-old Hush Puppy, played by Quvenzhané Wallis, a suborn but strong willed girl and her dad Dwight Henry, during a time of crisis when a Katrina-like storm threatens their New Orleans swamp home.CLICK: VIDEO: Beasts of the Southern Wild
a film exploring the history of the corporate takeover of seed, the introduction and spread of GMOs, and the impact that this is having on communities across the world. Help us spread the word! CLICK: VIDEO: Seeds of Freedom
To watch Rebecca Sommer’s Video of cultural Himba dance during one of Earth Peoples human rights awareness raising meetings in Omuhonga, Namibia, Africa. CLICK VIDEO Himba Dance in Omuhonga, Namibia
Other videos about Himba human rights complaints CLICK VIDEO Indigenous peoples Himba human rights witness accounts
The link between climate change and the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy across much of the Northeast was brought into focus Thursday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed President Obama, citing his policies on the environment.CLICK:VIDEO: “Sandy” = It’s Global Warming Stupid!
Als die japanische Regierung am 11. März 2011 um 19.06 Uhr den atomaren Notstand ausrief, hielt die Welt den Atem an.Die Recherchen von ZDFzoom zeigen, wie TEPCO und die Behörden seit Ausbruch der Katastrophe deren wahres Ausmaß verschweigen und die Öffentlichkeit täuschen. CLICK:VIDEO: Die Fukushima-Lüge- 1 Jahr nach dem Tsunami
A group of Naso and Ngobe Indigenous Peoples from Western Panama testified in Washington, D. C.at a hearing at the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IAHRC) on Wednesday Oct. 29, 2008. The Indigenous representatives gave evidence of the discrimination, abuse, and displacement that they have been suffering from Empresas Publicas de Medellin (Colombia), AES Corporation (United States), and the Government of Panama, who are together constructing four hydroelectric dams on the land of the Indigenous Peoples in the La Amistad Biosphere Reserve. To watch Rebecca Sommer’s videos CLICK:
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In the video, Annie Leonard explores what effective changemaking has looked like through history (hint: it didn’t focus on individual behavior change) and shares the three ingredients you’ll find whenever people get together to build a better future: a Big Idea, a Commitment to work together, and the ability to turn that Big Idea and Commitment into Action.CLICK: VIDEO: The Story of Change
This Audio-Visual Report was filmed by Rebecca Sommer in June 2012, at the Free Land Camp (Alternative space for Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) in the Peoples’ Summit during the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio +20. CLICK: VIDEO: Rio+20 – Indigenous Peoples – Protest March – Free Land Camp – Peoples Summit – June 2012
Este Relatório de Audio-Visual foi filmado por Rebecca Sommer em junho de 2012, no Acampamento Terra Livre ( Espaço destinado para os Povos Indígenas Brasileiros) dentro da Cúpula dos Povos no período da Conferencia de Desenvolvimento Sustentável da ONU – Rio+20. ACESSE O LINK PARA VER OU VIDEO: Rio+20 – A luta dos Povos Indígenas Brasileiros – Acampamento Terra Livre – Junio 2012
This documentary produced by Aegis Trust and is based on Dr Mukesh Kapila’s recent trip to the Nuba Mountains. Dr. Kapila was formerly the Special Adviser to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva and then Special Adviser at the UN Mission in Afghanistan. CLICK: VIDEO: Current Situation Nuba Mountains
Short animated film about the takeover of nature by financial markets and the real alternatives coming up from the civil society. CLICK VIDEO: Financialization of Nature
This video produced by Rebecca Sommer shows how hundreds of indigenous peoples from Brazil nearly stormed the entrance of the official UN RIO+20 conference on June 20 2012, that was heavily guarded by armed forces. CLICK: VIDEO: RIO+20: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PROTEST MARCH – 20 june 2012
This video filmed and produced by Rebecca Sommer shows how hundreds of indigenous peoples from Brazil and supporters stormed BNDS headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, June 2012.
CLICK: VIDEO: Rio+20: Indigenous Peoples protest BNDES – BELO MONTE
Another of Rebecca Sommer’s videos show indigenous Chief Aritana (Yawalapiti, Brazil) who explains the problems caused by agribusiness and small scale hydroelectric dams and how the indigenous peoples of the Xingu Park living at the beginning of the Xingu River are negatively impacted. CLICK: VIDEO: (ENGLISH SUBTITLES)
The fertilizers used in these mega-plantations are washing into the birthplace of the Xingu River, home to many more indigenous populations living alongside the River, including those that desperately try to halt the construction of the Belo Monte dam, where the Xingu River will be blocked in the Big Bend, and re-routed, before the Xingu waters enter into the Amazon River. CLICK: VIDEO: Brazil: Nikumalu Yawalapiti Indigenous Peoples from Xingu Park call for help! Dams + Soya Plantations(ENGLISH SUBTITLES)
The Kamayurá, Kaiabi, Yudjá, Aweti, Mehinako, Wauja, Yawalapiti, Ikpeng, Kalapalo, Kuikuro, Matipu , Nahukwá, Suyá and Trumai are under increasing pressure, and called EarthPeoples to inform the world that they need help and intervention by the international community.
To watch Rebecca Sommer’s video interviews with Pirakuma Yawalapiti about the concerns of the Indigenous Peoples of the Xingu Park CLICK:
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This video filmed by Rebecca Sommer (© Sommerfilms) shows parts of the CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW! (CJN!) movement’s press conference, and the civil society /NGO protest inside the halls at the last day of the UN Climate Change negotiations COP17. CLICK: VIDEO: Hundreds of Activists Protest Inside United Nations COP17 – demanding CLIMATE JUSTICE NOW!
This video was filmed by Rebecca Sommer during the United Nations Climate change negotiations in South Africa, in Durban, Pablo Solon explaining the problems with the COP17 draft text to journalist John Vidal from the Guardian. CLICK: VIDEO: Pablo Solon explaining the problems with the United Nations Climate Change negotiations draft text during COP17 to journalist John Vidal from the Guardian
Pablo Solon, former Ambassador and Bolivia’s lead negotiator at the UN Climate Change negotiations explains why the negotiated text of the UNFCCC negotiations are a “Bad Deal”.
CLICK VIDEO: PABLO SOLON explains the “Bad Deal” UNFCCC COP17 (filmed by Rebecca Sommer, Sommerfilms)
This story explains what is going on in Brazil’s Atlantic rainforest where TREES become carbon sinks for big polluters, and local people are forced to leave their homes and birth places, or get arrested. CLICK:VIDEO:THE MONEY TREE
On this edition of Fault Lines, Avi Lewis travels to Bolivia to explore the country’s climate crusade from the inside.
It is the story of an emerging movement, based in the global south, raising questions about who owes what to whom in confronting the climate crisis. VIDEO: The other debt crisis: Climate debt
Indigenous Elders from the North opinion about offsets and carbon trading. VIDEO: Indigenous Elders from the North: CARBON TRADING NOT ETHICAL
On a day when NGOs were given limited access to the Copenhagen summit, protesters marched on the Bella centre to reclaim the climate debate back to the people most affected.
VIDEO:Copenhagen police tackle 4,000-strong climate protest
Interview with Ambassador Lumumba, chief negotiator for the G77, the largest developing country bloc represented at the climate summit in Copenhagen. He reacts to the shocking news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi had crossed the G77 and backed the EU position for a 2 degree temperature increase and only $10-billion in financing. VIDEO: Naomi Klein interviews Ambassador Lumumba
A glimpse on how indigenous voices have been pushed aside at the Climate Change conference in Poznan, UNFCCC COP14. VIDEO:
Indigenous Peoples not allowed to speak at UNFCCC COP14
Several interviews with the World Bank, UN-REDD officials, governmental representatives, indigenous peoples and climate experts. VIDEO: VIDEO collection: Raw footages
Earth Peoples special side event about hydroelectric dam Belo Monte (Xingu River,Amazon, Brazil) that took place at the Mother Earth Rights Conference in Cochabamba, Bolivia:
VIDEO (by Rebecca Sommer): part 1