Daily Archives: February 3, 2014

Measuring Weather

Climate One

Published on Feb 3, 2014

Jane Lubchenco, former NOAA administrator, discusses using satellites to monitor weather patterns.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on December 11, 2013.

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Stocks Plunge on Global Growth Concerns

AssociatedPress

Published on Feb 3, 2014

The U.S. stock market had its worst day in more than seven months, and the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 320 points, as reports of sluggish U.S. growth added to worries about the global economy. (Feb. 3)

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Who Controls Our Food System? : Wenonah Hauter at TEDxMontclair

TEDxTalks

Published on Feb 3, 2014

Wenonah Hauter focuses our attention on three risks to our food system: treating meat with chemical baths, using antibiotics in meat production and a new policy that would permit companies to sue the government for imposing “trade barriers”. Wenonah is the Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy, and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Her book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America examines the corporate consolidation and control over our food system and what it means for farmers and consumers.

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Climate Change and You: Michel Boudrais at TEDxSemesteratSea

TEDxTalks

Published on Feb 3, 2014

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Stop Trade Treachery

freespeechtv

Published on Feb 3, 2014

Thom Hartmann talks with Congressman Alan Grayson, U.S. Congressman (D-FL, 9th district) Website: http://grayson.house.gov/, about fast track and the TPP.

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Climate Tipping Point? Michael Mann

freespeechtv

Published on May 13, 2013

Scientists are warning the planet has now reached a grim climate milestone not seen for two or three million years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 400 parts per million. The 400 ppm threshold has been an important marker in U.N. climate change negotiations, widely recognized as a dangerous level that could drastically worsen human-caused global warming.

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Fracking in Times of Drought

Climate One

Published on Feb 3, 2014

“Like it or not, fossil fuel is the largest part of our portfolio for energy,” said California State Senator Jean Fuller when asked about fracking during a drought. Senator Fuller discusses how fracking in California is different than in other areas – it uses less water than most, and 80% of fracked wells in California are not over the water table.

Speakers:
Jean Fuller, California State Senator
Lois Wolk, California State Senator
Matt Weiser, Senior Writer, The Sacramento Bee

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on January 10, 2014.

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