Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

News from the Paris Climate Summit…


thomhartmann

Published on Dec 2, 2015

Thom Hartmann and Ari Rabin-Havt talk with Ben Collins, Senior Campaigner for the Rainforest Action from the Paris climate summit, who says there has been a lot of talk about stabilizing the climate, but very little action so far.

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Jeff Holmes, Storytelling with Google Earth


Earth Outreach

Published on Dec 2, 2015

Jeff Holmes from Encyclopedia of Life presents “Engaging students with stories about remarkable species and the people who study them”

Read more here: http://eol.org/info/disc_google_earth
Learn more about Geo for Good here: http://geoforgood2015.earthoutreach.o…

see:

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGnX8ABNZYuZrhzT-sJVaeg

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A number too big to ignore


climatecentraldotorg

Published on Dec 1, 2015

As world leaders and policymakers try to reach an agreement on global warming limits at the climate summit in Paris, there is one number they can’t ignore. Climate Central Chief Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky explains.

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COP21: 2015 Hottest Year on Record


climatecentraldotorg

Published on Dec 2, 2015

Negotiators in Paris work on an international agreement to curb global warming as 2015 shapes up to be the hottest year on record. Chief meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky is in Paris, and has this report.

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US drone-killing whistleblowers reportedly see bank accounts frozen


RT

Published on Dec 2, 2015

Four former U.S. military drone operators, who blew the whistle on what they called a ‘horrifying’ programme which too often kills civilians, have reportedly had their bank accounts frozen by authorities.

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Mexican wind farm sending power to U.S. comes under fire


PBS NewsHour

Published on Dec 2, 2015

Mexican wind farm sending power to U.S. comes under fire
Blurb: A historic wind farm began sending electricity to San Diego from Mexico this year. For the small rural community leasing the land, it offers a financial boon. But the entire project is being challenged in court, due to claims that it violates U.S. and California state environmental laws. Special correspondent Jean Guerrero form KPBS Fronteras reports.

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The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes


ClimateState

Published on Dec 2, 2015

President Obama’s Science and Technology Advisor, Dr. John Holdren, explains the polar vortex in 2 minutes—and why climate change makes extreme weather more likely going forward. Learn more at http://wh.gov/climate-change. January 8, 2014.

Video Rights: https://www.whitehouse.gov/copyright

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