Daily Archives: September 23, 2014

A tribute to Norman Borlaug

University of Minnesota

Uploaded on Dec 1, 2010

The life and accomplishments of Dr. Norman Borlaug were remembered at a Memorial Service at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota on October 8, 2009.

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Chris Hedges on Wilful Blindness, Climate Corporatism & the Underground Revolt


breakingtheset

Published on Sep 23, 2014

Abby Martin speaks with journalist and author, Chris Hedges, going over where the recent mass climate change demonstrations in New York fall short, as well as why he believes revolt is the only solution to restoring a functioning American democracy.

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Obama Calls for World Action on Climate Change


VOAvideo

Published on Sep 23, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama has gone before world leaders at the United Nations and made an urgent plea for nations to boost their efforts to deal with climate change. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/24…

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UN summit sets goals to combat climate change


Al Jazeera English

Published on Sep 23, 2014

The US President has urged delegates at a UN climate change summit not to put the issue on the back burner. The meeting in New York is meant to lay the groundwork for a global agreement on reducing carbon emissions.Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from the United Nations.

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Can developed and developing nations unite on energy issues?


PBS NewsHour

Published on Sep 23, 2014

While developed countries are the main contributors to the world’s climate change, poorer nations also bear the burden of making changes in energy use. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Mary Robinson, U.N. special envoy for Climate Change, to discuss global goals and what progress can be expected ahead of an international agreement scheduled for 2015.

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‘Nobody gets a pass’ on climate change, says Obama


PBS NewsHour

Published on Sep 23, 2014

At the U.N. Climate Summit, President Obama said the United States recognized its role in creating the growing threat of climate change, but that developed and developing nations would all have to do their part. Jeffrey Brown reports on the challenges of reaching a potential international agreement on display at the summit.

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Rick Scott’s Ark – Trailer

NextGen Climate

Published on Sep 23, 2014

Follow the Ark: http://action.nextgenclimate.org/scot…

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