Video and Multimedia

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Rachel Pike: The Science Behind a Climate Headline
In this brief TED Talk, scientist Rachel Pike discusses the level of research that goes into reaching conclusions on climate change. Pay attention to the way she describes contacts among the global community of scientists and the way she describes the division of labor in the scientific community.

Tim Jackson: Economics of Climate Change
This TED Talk focuses on the impact of climate change on development. Tim Jackson is the economics commissioner of the UK’s Sustainable Development Commission.

Rob Hopkins: Transition to a World Without Oil
In this TED Talk, Rob Hopkins—an activist working to promote sustainability—discusses the role of oil in the world economy and how to deal with a growing shortage of oil.

How Global Warming Works
This website features five videos that explain the mechanism behind global climate change in less than five minutes.

We’ve Lost Our Country
This interview with Raed Jarrar demonstrates the necessity of sovereignty and self-determination in a national identity.

  1. How important is it to allow a state to allow to keep former traditions following an invasion?

2.Can religion be separated from national identity? Why or why not?

Web Resources

International Energy Agency
This is the official site for the IEA, an intergovernmental agency that seeks to advance the security and sustainability of the world's energy supply. It contains information and databases describing the energy consumption of countries and regions worldwide.

United Nations: Development
This is the United Nations portal on Development. Here you will find related information and links on sustainable development and other economic and social issues.

The Human Security Centre
The Human Security Report, issued by the Human Security Centre, tracks trends in issues related to violence and human rights abuses across the world.

This page is part of the official site for OxFam, a UK-based nonprofit that campaigns for development and relief for impoverished regions of the world.

The Environmental Change and Security Program
This website, hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center, examines the relationship between environmental change and security issues.

Human Trafficking
This website shows the human trafficking patterns across the globe. Human trafficking is emerging as one of the main threats to national identity and security.