Daily Archives: August 8, 2014

Africa’s Changing Reputation


PBS

Published on Aug 8, 2014

On this week’s Webcast Extra, The Los Angeles Time’s Doyle McManus and TIME Magazine’s Michael Crowley discuss the successes and failures the US-Africa Leadership Summit and the changing narrative of the continent; Nancy Youssef of McClatchy Newspapers details the problems that persist for the US military in Afghanistan, and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report explains why voters have not bought into the economic improvement.

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Ebola’s spread to US “inevitable”


RT America

Published on Aug 8, 2014

The World Health Organization on Friday declared an “international public health emergency” over the spreading Ebola outbreak. The rash of infections has killed 961 since March, making it the largest outbreak in history for the virus, and officials warn that its spread to more corners of the world is “inevitable.” Ken Isaacs of aid group Samaritan’s Purse is one of the experts working to combat the spread of the disease, and he sat down with RT’s Manila Chan to explain the perils of the deadly virus.

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The New Age of Environmental Connection | Dan Brake


TEDx Talks

Published on Aug 8, 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Advancing Sensor Technology, Increasing Disaster Defence

Dan is a technology and business professional with a long diverse career in various industries and countries. Always seeking new challenges, fresh ideas and mind-boggling technology, Dan is striving to turn a concept into a successful business with a wonderful team of people.

As CEO of EMSATTM Corporation, Dan drives corporate direction and vision. He is active in the oil and gas, ocean and environment industries and is regularly asked to present at conferences and provide his expertise to promote the use of technology and awareness of our environment.

As a technologist, Dan has over 15 years experience in the information technology industry including the design and build of various integrated software solutions for the environmental health and safety, aerospace and defence, and advertising and media distribution industries.

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C(lie)mate Update – August 2014


Suspicious0bservers

Published on Aug 8, 2014

The Climate Change Series:
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…
www.Suspicious0bservers.org
www.ObservatoryProject.com

The following are the new/updated sites seen in this video, the rest of the videos were clipped from archived footage, and the citations appeared with the news shows on which they appeared. For a specific reference to any article or paper shown, try doing and internet search for the title of interest, or simply ask us for it and we will go find it for you.
Climate Records: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/data…
Sea Ice: http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/
Coming Weak Solar Cycle: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10…
Errors in Solar Irradiance: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/…
Earth’s Rotation/Climate affected by Solar Activity: http://www.gsjournal.net/old/files/44…

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Farm-to-Table Concept Distinguishes Diner Chain


VOAvideo

Published on Aug 8, 2014

Diners are a uniquely American-style of restaurant with a distinct look and menu that can be found virtually everywhere across the U.S. They specialize in so-called comfort food: simple, filling and inexpensive. As VOA’s Julie Taboh recently discovered, though, one innovative chef has taken the popular diner concept to a whole new culinary level, with surprising results.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/24…

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Edward Snowden inspires Edinburgh festival


Al Jazeera English

Published on Aug 8, 2014

A former CIA contractor who leaked secret information creating a diplomatic headache for the US is inspiring performers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. It’s more than a year since Edward Snowden revealed details of the US spying on other countries.He’s now living in Russia.

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Chris Hedges “Why I Resigned from PEN”


Chris Hedges

Published on Aug 8, 2014

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