Daily Archives: June 9, 2016

Paraguay’s ‘climate change refugees’ still struggling


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jun 9, 2016

Paraguay is hosting delegates from across the Americas to discuss ways to better deal with natural disasters.
Parts of the capital Asuncion are still under water eight months after heavy rains and floods.
Al Jazeera met people forced from their homes who consider themselves to be climate change refugees.

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Senator Markey at Hearing on U.S. Sanctions Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa June 8, 2016


Senator Markey

Published on Jun 9, 2016

United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, June 8, 2016

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Senator Markey Discusses the Clean Power Plan, Climate Change Legislation, June 8, 2016


Senator Markey

Published on Jun 9, 2016

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US town sinks Nestle’s multi-million water drilling project


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jun 9, 2016

Kunkletown, a small settlement in Pennsylvania has won an unexpected victory over one of the world’s biggest food and drink companies. Nestle has dropped ts plans to drill for water in the area, following protests by locals. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports.

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Is the Constitution Outdated?


FORA.tv

Published on Jun 9, 2016

Is Congress still the most powerful branch, or is this the era of the imperial presidency? Watch the lightning round of the Intelligence Squared debate “The President Has Usurped the Constitutional Power of Congress.” Full video: http://f4a.tv/1PKlYnv

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Solar and Wind Energy Help Farmers, Small Households


VOA News

Published on Jun 9, 2016

With the price of solar panels dropping, farmers can now purchase simple irrigation kits that can cut fuel costs
Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/media/video/so…

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WEEK 2: WTC BUILDING 7 IN-DEPTH – Webinar – Richard Gage, AIA – 6/9/16


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Streamed live 5 hours ago

AE911Truth Webinars is a recurring four-part webinar series with founder and CEO Richard Gage, AIA. Using a visually redesigned 9/11: Blueprint for Truth slideshow, the series provides an overview of the evidence regarding the destruction of all three World Trade Center buildings.

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Inside Story – What can be done to stop global water scarcity?


Al Jazeera English

Published on Apr 24, 2016

Water scarcity is a growing problem, caused by everything from man-made climate change to poor governance.

It is affecting more people than ever before and across all continents.

In a time of technological innovation, why is something as basic as access to water still such a huge problem?

And even as aid organisations work to resolve it, has climate change progressed so far that water scarcity will inevitably affect ever more people?The UN says in the next ten years more and more countries will see their resources dry up.

Presenter: Sami Zeidan

Guests:

Bart Hilhorst – expert on water resources management

Nadene Ghouri – journalist currently with WaterAid in Madagascar

Tim Forsyth – professor of environment and development at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Robert Rubinstein – chairman and founding partner of TBLI GROUP, a firm involved in sustainable investment to solve social issues

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How powerful is the Bilderberg group


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jun 9, 2016

The Bilderberg group is hosting some of the world’s top business and political leaders in the German city of Dresden. It’s a forum it holds every year where the rich and the influential can meet and exchange ideas in complete secrecy. So how influential is the Bilderberg group? And what does it say about the relationship between big business and politicians?

Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault

Guests:
Charlie Skelton – Writer and Journalist covering the Bilderberg conference for the Guardian
Katy Wright – Head of Global Affairs at Oxfam
Giles Scott-Smith – Professor of Diplomatic History at the University of Leiden

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Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity’s Big Issues- Iran, HEU and Climate


Harvard Institute of Politics

Published on Jun 9, 2016

United States Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, presented the Robert McNamara Lecture on War and Peace, and spoke regarding “Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity’s Big Issues: Iran, HEU, and Climate Change.” He emphasized the strengths of the US-Iran nuclear agreement, including that America maintains extensive surveillance in the area moving forward. Secretary Moniz also discussed climate change and the intersection of science and diplomacy through international negotiations, particularly involving large developing countries. Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School, Douglas Elmendorf, opened the program, and Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government and Director at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, moderated the event.

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