Daily Archives: March 21, 2016

Our Water, Our Future


storyofstuffproject

Published on Mar 21, 2016

Cascade Locks, Oregon is heaven on earth—a small town nestled in the awe-inspiring Columbia River Gorge. But when Nestlé came to town with a proposal to bottle their water, citizens launched an all-out effort to protect their most precious resource. Our Water, Our Future tells the story of these unlikely activists and their advice for communities facing water grabs around the world.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

Sesame Street and World Bank Wish You a Happy World Water Day


World Bank

Published on Mar 21, 2016

On World Water Day, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and Sesame Street’s Global Health Ambassador, Raya, want you to know that learning more about water will help us all have a better future.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

Cigarettes & Tailpipes


Climate One

Published on Mar 21, 2016

Lowell Bergman, Investigative Journalist at UC Berkeley, Stanton Glantz, Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at UCSF, Kenneth Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists, and William K. Reilly, Senior Advisor at TPG, discuss the similarities and the doubt between the tobacco and fossil fuel pr industries.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

Water, Food and Energy Nexus


ICCGOV
n Mar 21, 2016

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Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

Man wakes up in hospital speaking fluent Chinese – World’s Weirdest Events: Episode 8 – BBC Two


BBC

Published on Mar 21, 2016

Programme website: http://bbc.in/1XHHPLp An accident puts a man into a coma – when he wakes up he cannot remember english but has developed new language skills

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

On Greek Islands, Doubts Grow Over EU-Turkey Migrant Deal


VOA News

Published on Mar 20, 2016

The deal struck between the European Union and Turkey to try to stem the flow of refugees comes into force Sunday. New arrivals in Greece will be returned to Turkey – with the EU then taking the same number of Syrian refugees from camps on Turkish territory. But as Henry Ridgwell reports from the Greek island of Lesbos, where most of the refugees arrive, there is growing anger at what’s seen as an immoral and unworkable deal.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

El Niño impact in Ethiopia and FAO destocking activity


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Published on Mar 21, 2016

One of the most devastating El Niño events on record continues to affect the lives and livelihoods of farmers and herders in Ethiopia. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is begun providing assistance through a destocking programme, aimed at assisting the most vulnerable communities in parts of Somali Region.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice
Food-Matters