stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity
must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent
and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To
move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity
of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth Community
with a common destiny."
–from the Preamble of the United Nations Earth Charter
300,000 years of human invention
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Home, One Family, One Future
A Quiet Riot
Performance inspired by the ideas of:
Lester Brown’s "Plan B 2.0", www.earth-policy.org
Miriam MacGillis, OP & Genesis Farm, www.genesisfarm.org
The UN Earth Charter, www.earthcharter.org
for communities, businesses, government agencies, universities and students
in grades 6-12
The Quiet Riot uses audience interaction, physical comedy,
storytelling, sound effects and music to explore:
Types Questionnaire: Are you a Director, Integrator, Communicator,
Introduction: The Urgency & Benefits of Going Green! Using
energy wisely: Turn it off! Re-use, recycle, zero waste, solar and wind
Universe to Brain: Your connection to the Earth
Billion Year History of Oil: The pursuit of power
Satellite: A true story that reveals Peak Oil
Satellite: A true story that shows the acceleration of Climate
Years of Invention and Man’s impact on the Earth (see
Inventions that balance Profit, People & Planet
& Subsidy Shifting: Building our clean energy future
4 Types respond to our clean energy future
Action: Energy Conservation with The Big 10, Drive Up Demand
for wind & solar, Direct media & Congress toward The Green Jobs
People: The Earth’s 6.6 Billion people as a village of
What if we were the ones that brought an end to war for oil and forged
a whole new era of energy from the sun, the wind and the heat of the Earth.
What if we were the generation that stabilized the climate, brought about
Peace, global security, good health and a respect for our Earth and all
her communities of life.
I deeply believe we are the leaders we’ve been waiting for.
you for honoring us all with your Plan B 2.0 presentation. It made our
5th year anniversary celebration an event to be remembered."
–Reah Janise Kauffman Vice President, Earth Policy Institute
"Quiet Riot gives life to some of the
most revolutionary and hopeful ideas of our time. Through riveting and
hilarious entertainment, Quiet Riot reminds us of the stunning power we
all have—as the human expression of the creativity of the cosmos—to
take a stand and make a difference with our lives."
–Vicki Robin, President, New Road Map Foundation
to Planet Earth Show for schools and organizations
to What Families Can Do: THE BIG 10