Daily Archives: January 28, 2015

Freedom on Decline Worldwide, Report Says


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Published on Jan 28, 2015

The state of global freedom declined for the ninth consecutive year in 2014, according to global watchdog Freedom House’s annual report released Wednesday. VOA’s William Gallo has more.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/wo…

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NASA Monitors Earth’s Vital Signs From Space


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Published on Jan 27, 2015

The U.S. space agency, NASA, is wrapping up its busiest 12-month period in more than a decade, with three missions launched in 2014 and two this month, one in early January and the fifth scheduled for January 29. As VOA’s Rosanne Skirble reports, the instruments being lifted into orbit are focused on Earth’s vital life support systems and how they are responding to a warmer planet.
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/na…

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Berkley Earth Surface Temperature animation


Coby Beck

Uploaded on Oct 21, 2011

View the global temperature anamoly as it developes across the last 150 years

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After Copenhagen: Real Solutions for Global Climate Change


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Published on Aug 17, 2012

The December 2009 Copenhagen talks on global climate change failed to produce a new international accord, but environmental scientist James Hansen is not bemoaning that failure. Rather he looks on it as opportunity to renew and expand the discussion of climate change and look for new ideas that will lead to real solutions. This talk is part of Cambridge Forum’s After Copenhagen: Global Climate Change Conference, recorded by Steve MacAusland. http://forum-network.org

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Cultivating Better Urban Food Systems – Mary Cheh (Food Tank Summit)


Danielle Nierenberg

Published on Jan 28, 2015

Mary Cheh, Washington, D.C. Council Member, Ward 3, speaking at the 2015 Food Tank Summit in Washington DC in partnership with the George Washington University on a panel called “Cultivating Better Urban Food Systems.”

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Politics Panel – Should we rename America… Kochistan?


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Published on Jan 28, 2015

Hughey Newsome, Project 21/Move On Up & Nate Sweet, Progressive Commentator & Scott Greer, The Daily Caller ll join Thom Hartmann. The ghost of Benito Mussolini is smiling.

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Video: Protesters Interrupt U.S. Trade Rep at TPP Hearing


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Published on Jan 28, 2015

http://democracynow.org – The top U.S. trade official has told lawmakers the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal could be wrapped up within months and urged Congress to give the White House fast track authority to approve the deal. Protesters with the group Flush the Trans-Pacific Partnership repeatedly interrupted U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman’s testimony before Congress. The protesters — Dr. Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese and retired steelworker Richard Ochs — were all arrested after being removed from the hearing.

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