SATURDAY, MAY 30 AT MIT~~9TH ANNUAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE!
On May 30, 2015, join us for the 9th Annual Youth Summit on Climate Change! The day will be filled with informative and fun workshops, lunch and prizes. Last year’s summit was amazing and this year’s promises to be even better!
Bernie Sanders has made it official: he’s running for president. The Vermont independent senator says he will seek the Democratic nomination, joining Hillary Rodham Clinton in a race in which she’s the heavy favorite. (April 30)
Egyptian students are dreaming of space exploration after a former NASA astronaut spoke to them about her experience. Mary Ellen Weber is on a visit to Egypt to promote higher education programs.CCTV’s Adel Makhoury reports.
CCTV Africa Published on Apr 30, 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not deliver an official apology for Japan’s wartime atrocities in his address at the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C., despite calls from various circles urging him to do so
FUKUSHIMA FALLOUT AWARENESS NETWORK (FFAN) filed a legal document known as a Citizen Petition with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to drastically reduce the amount of radioactive Cesium permitted in food, from a ridiculous 1200 Bq/kg, to 5 Bq/kg.
PLEASE add your comments to the FDA CITIZEN PETITION filed on March 12, 2013 by FFAN coalition members Beyond Nuclear, Citizens for Health, and Ecological Options Network to significantly lower cancer causing Cesium 134 and 137 in the U.S. food, nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical supply, including imports from Japan.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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