David Mann was among the first American troops to be deployed in Iraq. Upon arrival, David and his fellow troops found themselves being replaced by under trained, over payed, KBR contractors. Huge amounts of money was spent on these services, services that the soldiers who lost their jobs had already been trained for. WATCH THE FULL FILM FREE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q8y-…
(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Gretchen Hofmann discusses her research in Ocean Global Change Biology in California and Antarctica. In addition to introducing global change biology as a field of study, she highlights her research from ongoing fieldwork in the Santa Barbara Channel. Recorded on 06/29/2015. Series: “Scientific Horizons” [9/2015] [Science] [Show ID: 29901]
Climate Change – Facts Versus Myths : Documentary Lecture on Global Warming (Full Documentary).
This is a great documentary. It’s part of a series of exciting and informative documentaries.This Youtube channel is for learning and educational purposes. Learning and Education are fundamental and important in today’s society and becoming increasingly more accessible and convenient online.
Thom Hartmann talks with Connor Gibson, Greenpeace Researcher
Website: www.greenpeace.org, who infiltrated the ALEC “States & Nation Policy Summit” last week and had his cellphone confiscated by Koch Industries lobbyist Mike Morgan.
The capitals of China and India were blanketed in smog as the United Nations climate change talks began in Paris. VOA’s Carol Pearson reports that environmental scientists are concerned about the impact of air and water pollution on health
China, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, has paid a great environmental price for becoming the world’s factory. But experts say there is growing political will in Beijing to tackle the crisis. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how a non-governmental group is trying to reduce industrial pollution by promoting transparency and accountability.
In our news wrap Monday, negotiators on a global climate deal began the second and final week of the UN conference in Paris. A draft agreement was released over the weekend, which left all of the critical disputes unresolved. Also, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his own climate plan, which aims to cut U.S. carbon pollution 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2030.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking to the UN COP21 climate summit last week in Paris. Produced by Zack Embree for the National Observer.
Sunday night, Canada surprised a world of nations and negotiators in closed-door climate talks in Paris by endorsing a bolder, more ambitious target for cutting greenhouse gases than the UN climate change summit is officially aiming for.
Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna told a stunned crowd that she wants the Paris agreement to restrict planetary warming to just 1.5 Celsius warming. http://www.nationalobserver.com/2015/…
An unusual weather pattern and warm water in the Pacific, better known as El Nino, are set to bring major storms to California this winter. It could help ease the state’s historic drought but could also result in major flooding and mudslides. (Dec. 7)
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