School of Sustainability – Future Students

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Published on Dec 10, 2018

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How Many Corporations Control 85% Of All The Beef Produced In America? by Christopher Cook


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Christopher Cook is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author who has written extensively on agribusiness, food policy, the environment, labor, and social justice issues for a wide array of national publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Harper’s, The Atlantic, The Economist, Mother Jones, The Christian Science Monitor, The Nation, The American Prospect, and others. Christopher is a contributing writer for The Progressive magazine and former city editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has also worked as a reporter for The Oakland Tribune, United Press International, and other daily outlets.

Christopher also works as a research and writing consultant for numerous national institutions, including Oxfam America, Friends of the Earth, Food First, Natural Resources Defense Council, and others. In this capacity, he has written reports on climate change and the food industry, agroecology, food industry labor abuses, and other topics.

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Overview, Group Structure – How Extinction Rebellion Works


ExtinctionRebellion
Published on Dec 10, 2018

The 10 Working Principles of Extinction Rebellion 1. We have a shared vision of change 2. We set our mission on what is necessary 3. We need a re-generative culture 4. We hopefully challenge ourselves, and this toxic system 5. We value reflection and learning 6. We welcome everyone, and every part of everyone into Extinction Rebellion 7. We actively mitigate for power 8. We avoid blaming and shaming 9. We are a non-violent movement 10. We are based on autonomy and de-centralization

Keep Up the Momentum to Fight Climate Change


Senator Bernie Sanders
Published on Dec 10, 2018

Today was a huge day in the fight to combat climate change. Over 1,000 young people showed up on Capitol Hill to fight for a Green New Deal and a sustainable future. Let’s keep up the momentum. What are your questions about how we can come together to address climate change?

XR Restructure Review Process


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Published on Dec 10, 2018

Gail Bradbrook discusses the restructuring of the XR campaign

Karen Tam Wu on the COP24 meetings and the impact of climate change on the economy

CGTN America
Published on Dec 10, 2018

CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Karen Tam Wu on the COP24 meetings and the impact of climate change on the economy.

That was awkward — at world’s biggest climate conference, U.S. promotes foss il fuels – The Washington Post

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By Griff Witte and

Brady Dennis

December 10 at 6:05 PM

KATOWICE, Poland — President Trump’s top White House adviser on energy and climate stood before the crowd of some 200 people on Monday and tried to burnish the image of coal, the fossil fuel that powered the industrial revolution — and is now a major culprit behind the climate crisis world leaders are meeting here to address.

“We strongly believe that no country should have to sacrifice economic prosperity or energy security in pursuit of environmental sustainability,” said Wells Griffith, Trump’s adviser.

Mocking laughter echoed through the conference room. A woman yelled, “These false solutions are a joke!” And dozens of people erupted into chants of protest.

The protest was a piece of theater, and so too was the United States’ public embrace of coal and other dirty fuels at an event otherwise dedicated to saving the world from the catastrophic effects of climate change. The standoff punctuated the awkward position the American delegation finds itself in as career bureaucrats seek to advance the Trump administration’s agenda in an international arena aimed at cutting back on fossil fuels.

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