Daily Archives: April 22, 2016

Sir David Attenborough at 90: Trailer – BBC


BBC

Published on Apr 22, 2016

More information: http://bbc.in/26jf65M The BBC celebrates Sir David Attenborough on his 90th birthday.

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Can The Paris Agreement Actually Stop Global Warming?


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Published on Apr 22, 2016

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World leaders are signing a monumental agreement that aims to stop climate change into the future. So what is in the Paris Agreement and will it actually make an impact?

Learn More:
Paris climate change agreement: the world’s greatest diplomatic success
http://www.theguardian.com/environmen…
“In the final meeting of the Paris talks on climate change on Saturday night, the debating chamber was full and the atmosphere tense.”

Historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change
http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-new…
“An historic agreement to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable future was agreed by 195 nations in Paris today.”

Why the Paris climate deal is meaningless
http://www.politico.eu/article/paris-…
“Negotiators from around the world gather in Paris this week to finalize an international climate change agreement, capping a years-long process on which hopes have been riding for global action to limit greenhouse-gas emissions.”

Tackling Climate Change and Growing the Economy
http://www.oecd.org/env/cc/44287948.pdf
“If we don’t take action now, global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will rise by about 70% by 2050, pushing world temperatures up 4oC – 6oC by 2100.”

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Oil Drilling Underway Inside the Yasuni National Park of Amazonian Ecuador


TheRealNews

Published on Apr 22, 2016

Antonia Juhasz says that the Ecuadorian government is planning another 300 wells inside the ITT area and they partnering with several Chinese companies to drill in the region to pay of debt to the Chinese government

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Will the Paris Agreement Save the Earth?


TheRealNews

Published on Apr 22, 2016

Chris Williams says that most countries have no objection to signing the agreement because the bar is set so low and there are no legal ramifications for not implementing it

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Tanzania: Burundi Refugees Tell of New Horrors


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Published on Apr 22, 2016

One year on from the political violence that swept Burundi’s capital Bujumbura and spread across the country, new arrivals to refugee camps in neighbouring Tanzania denounce a litany of ongoing horrors at home. They say torture, disappearances, massacres of loved ones and neighbours and arrests on the border are rife.

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Environment Ethics
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Earth Day 2016 – Where On Earth Are You? | Oxfam GB


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Published on Apr 22, 2016

This Earth Day 2016, in the comments let us know where on Earth you are watching this from!

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2016 Food Tank Summit | Washington, DC


Danielle Nierenberg

Streamed live on Apr 21, 2016

LIVE from the Greenberg Theater at American University in Washington DC

Food Tank, in partnership with American University, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit. This two-day event will feature more than 70 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for panels on topics including; nourishing the planet, improving nutrient density, the future of organic, investing in the food movement, legislating change in the food system, and more.

The event will feature interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food. This is the first in a series of four two-day Summits in 2016 which will bring together some the world’s most impactful food system leaders. Last year, the Food Tank Summit sold out in minutes and drew in more than 15,500 livestream viewers. This is a can’t miss event for 2016!

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