Daily Archives: December 7, 2012

University Leaders To Meet With Divestment Advocates | News | The Harvard Crimson

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2012/12/7/university-leaders-divestment-advocates/
By Hana N. Rouse and Justin C. Worland , CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS
Published: Friday, December 07, 2012

University leaders will sit down with student advocates of fossil fuel divestment and explore the possibility of creating a social choice fund, senior University officials told The Crimson this week.

“The Corporation has an obligation to listen to students, to faculty, to other members of the community because it educates our decisions, but in a community like Harvard you’re never going to have unanimity on anything,” said William F. Lee ’72, a member of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body.

Next semester, members of the Corporation’s Committee on Shareholder Responsibility will meet with students who have advocated over the course of the fall for the University to divest its more than $30 billion endowment from fossil fuels. ….(more).

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Munira Sibai of SUSTAINUS rouses slumbering COP with passionate speech

Published on Dec 7, 2012

After three days of ministerial speeches at the Doha COP, the world’s youth finally gets a chance to speak. Munira Sibai gives a rousing speech for YOUNGO and SUSTAINUS and, unlike any of the ministers, receives an ovation.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Bono and World Bank President Talk Next Steps to End Poverty

Published on Nov 14, 2012

Singer and activist Bono and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talk solutions and actions needed to end extreme poverty. Watch and listen when they discuss what #ittakes to end poverty.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

“Can I look my daughter in the eye?”

Published on Dec 7, 2012

As the COP nears its end, three critical voices are raised at the stocktaking plenary against the proposed texts – Aosis, Gambia and another impassioned, very personal plea from the delegate from the Philippines: “We are one world and have no choice but to walk together on this journey”.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

The OneWorldTV YouTube Profile

http://www.youtube.com/user/OneWorldTV?feature=watch

OneWorldTV is a unique public platform for filmmakers, video journalists, NGOs and just about anyone with an interest in video and a concern for a better world.

To see more great films on social justice and to upload and embed your own visit: http://oneworldgroup.org/tv

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Don’t Back Down

Published on Dec 6, 2012

Civil society urges developing countries to stand as a block, defend their red lines and refuse a weak deal.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

How many more Sandys will it take?

Published on Dec 6, 2012

Ambassador Ronny Jumeau, leader of the Seychelles delegation, speaks out as the 18th UN Climate Summit in Doha threatens a disappointing end.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Lidy Nacpil speaks out

Published on Dec 7, 2012

Lidy Nacpil from Jubilee South Asia Pacific gives her sad assessment of the current state of the negotiations and the issues at stake

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV

Does Religion or Science Create Human Morality?

Published on Dec 6, 2012

Complete program available for free at: http://fora.tv/2012/12/05/Debate_Does_Science_Refute_God

The debaters argue whether it is religion or science that is the source of human morality.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120

Tensions mount as UN climate talks near end

Published on Dec 6, 2012

UN climate change talks are due to end Doha on Friday. Negotiators have been meeting for the past day and a half on a long to-do list. However, little appears to have come out of the all-night sessions. Al Jazeera’s Tarek Bazley reports from Doha.

Global Climate Change http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre130
Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120