Explore Mind & Life’s work on the environment, searchable by type, secondary topic, and year.


Environment Offerings

2022

Mind & Life Videos

The Dalai Lama – The Planet is our Home

Mind and Life Institute • May 5, 2022

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection

2021

Think Tanks

Contemplative Environmental Mentoring Communities

Paul Wapner, Julie Tato, Matias Franchini, Matthew Hoffmann, Cristina Yumie Aoki Inoue

Topics: Education | Environment | Stress & Resilience

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

The Timing of Climate Change

Kyle Whyte

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Social Change

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Altruism and Wonderment: Towards a Sustainable Harmony

Matthieu Ricard

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Interconnection

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

A Conversation with Christiana Figueres: The Case for Stubborn Optimism

Christiana Figueres, Susan Bauer-Wu

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Social Change

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2021 Summer Research Institute Session

How to Give the Future a Chance: Mind, Earth, and Climate Change

Elke Weber

Topics: Environment | Social Change

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Film & Panel: “Storytelling, Science, and Hope: Climate Feedback Loops Film & Panel”

Moderators: nischal neupane
Panel: Bonnie Waltch, Donald Perovich, Thupten Jinpa, nischal neupane

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Stress & Resilience

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Integrity and Moral Suffering in Relation to the Climate Catastrophe and Health

Roshi Joan Halifax

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Stress & Resilience

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2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Panel Discussion: Science Forum: The Science of Social Change for Sustainability

Moderators: Elissa Epel
Panel: Christine Wamsler, Ed Maibach, Karen O' Brien, Elissa Epel

Topics: Environment | Interconnection | Mindfulness | Social Change

2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Earth Democracy : Connecting the Rights of Mother Earth and the Well Being of All

Vandana Shiva

Topics: Environment | Interconnection | Self & Other

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2021 Summer Research Institute Session

Mindfulness, Co-benefits, and Behavioral Eco-Wellness

Bruce Barrett

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Mindfulness

2020
2019

Think Tanks

Wise Climate Actions & Sacred Activism

Vivian Valentin, Radhule Weininger, Michael Kearney, John Foran, Kevin M Gallagher

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

2017

Blog

Nature & Well-Being: Gratitude

Sheena Kachru, Zachary Taylor • June 29, 2017

Topics: Environment | Mental Health | Mindfulness | Stress & Resilience

2015
2014

Mind & Life Videos

ISCS 2014 – Opening Keynote – Diana Chapman Walsh

Mind and Life Institute • October 30, 2014

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Social Change

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Concurrent Session 3 – Meditation, Ecology, and Subjectivity: Performing Entangled Selves

Antonio Carvalho

Topics: Environment | Self & Other

2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

ISCS Opening Keynote

Diana Chapman Walsh

Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Social Change

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2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Environmental Education

Jaimie Cloud, Patricia St. Onge

Topics: Education | Environment | Interconnection

2011

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 10

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 9

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 8

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 7

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 6

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 5

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 4

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 3

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 2

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change

Mind & Life Videos

Mind & Life XXIII – Session 1

Mind and Life Institute • October 21, 2011

Topics: Contemplative Wisdom | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change