Daily Archives: August 12, 2014

Chomsky: Calling for change on US support for Israel – Highlights


Al Jazeera English

Published on Aug 12, 2014

The Stream speaks to author and activist Noam Chomsky on the role of US foreign policy in Israel and Gaza.For more, watch the full episode:http://bit.ly/1pqr35g

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White House Award Ceremony with Youth and Environmental Educators


The White House

Published on Aug 12, 2014

Senior White House and Administration officials join an awards ceremony honoring recipients of the Presidential Environmental Youth Award and the Presidential innovation Award for Environmental Educators. August 12, 2014.

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Climate Week NYC 2014

SEPTEMBER 22–28, 2014. NEW YORK CITY

Climate Week NYC is back.
And it’s bigger and more important than ever before.

By providing an international platform for government, business and civil society to work together on low carbon solutions, Climate Week NYC will show the world there are clear opportunities and many benefits in joining the global ‘clean revolution’.

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Climate Change Policy & Practice – Daily News

About Climate Change Policy & Practice

Climate Change Policy & Practice is a knowledge management project for international negotiations and related activities on climate change. It was launched in 2008 and is managed by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services, which is fully responsible for the content posted on Climate Change Policy & Practice . Information on United Nations activities is provided in cooperation with the UN system agencies, funds and programmes through the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (UN CEB) Secretariat and the UN Communications Group (UNCG) Task Force on Climate Change.

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Daily feed of climate negotiation news. See:
http://climate-l.iisd.org/daily-feed/

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Sick Pigs from GMO Foods | Interview with Jeffery Smith

breakingtheset

Published on Jun 13, 2013

Abby Martin talks to Jeffery Smith, executive director for the institute for responsible technology, about all news GMO, lawsuits against Monsanto, cross-pollination, proven health-effects, revolving door, and the rising movement for GMO labeling.

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Ebola Crisis | PBS NewsHour | Fear works against health workers trying to contain Ebola


PBS

Published on Aug 12, 2014

The latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now the largest and deadliest outbreak ever. And unlike outbreaks of the past, it is affecting both rural and urban areas. Jeffrey Brown talks to Laurie Garrett of the Council on Foreign Relations about a recent summit on the outbreak, distrust building against health workers in infected areas and how porous borders make this outbreak so hard to contain.

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Dangerous 2005 China Typhoon Modeled For Study


VideoFromSpace

Published on Aug 12, 2014

Supercomputer simulation (called ‘Nature Run 2’) of Category-4 Typhoon Haitang (July 2005), based on 7 days of NASA’s GOES-5 satellite data, shows winds peaking at ~160mph. Simulation Details: http://goo.gl/LWgggE

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March on Monsanto


The Institute for Responsible Technology

Published on Oct 10, 2013

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Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) – Myths and Truths

Mercola

Published on Sep 20, 2012

The information is based on the new report “GMO Myths and Truths” by EarthOpenSource.org. You can find more information here: http://earthopensource.org/index.php/…

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/art… Watch out for the Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) myths and truths which provide educational materials concerning GM foods and health risks.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson – responds to GMO Food Critics

Tantan Taligatos

Published on Aug 1, 2014

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson responds to critics of Genetically Modified Foods (GMO).

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