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- ‘Our Food System Is Very Much Modeled on Plantation Economics’ | FAIR May 26, 2020
- Vandana Shiva: We Must Fight Back Against the 1 Percent to Stop the Sixth Mass Extinction May 26, 2020
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- Photojournalist Sebastião Salgado: Brazil’s Reckless COVID Response Threatens Indi genous Survival May 26, 2020
- How Western “complacent exceptionalism” is driving the spread of the coronavirus May 26, 2020
- Caution: COVID-19 surveillance measures will last your lifetime May 26, 2020
- Worst outbreak in 27 years | Swarms of locusts threaten food supply May 26, 2020
- Activist Vandana Shiva And Cycle Mayor of Bengaluru Sathya Sankaran Join #TheCycleOfChange Telethon May 26, 2020
- Vandana Shiva on Oneness vs the 1% May 26, 2020
- DiEM25 TV: “Towards a transformation of hope for the earth” with Vandana Shiva and Stefania Romano May 26, 2020
- EP.873: Dr. Vandana Shiva: Why Treating Coronavirus as a War Will NOT Work! May 26, 2020
- ISF2020: Vandana Shiva & David Suzuki: The Virus is a Wake-up Call May 26, 2020
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- Vandana Shiva on Industrial Agriculture May 26, 2020
- Agriculture: The Basics of Our Industrial Food System in 5 minutes May 26, 2020
- Garrison Institute Presents: a LIVE Webinar with Psychologist Rick Hanson PhD May 26, 2020
- Epidemics and the end of humankind | Rosalind Eggo | TEDxThessaloniki May 26, 2020
- Cultivating equality in the food system | Danielle Nierenberg | TEDxManhattan May 26, 2020
- Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach – Open Source with Christopher Lydon May 26, 2020
- A Conversation with Anand Giridharadas May 26, 2020
- Anand Giridharadas on ‘Winners Take All’ and the charade of elite philanthropy | VPRO Documentary May 26, 2020
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- Flash Mob – Gustav Holst – The Planets: Jupiter (Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra) May 26, 2020
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- Aaron Copland – Fanfare For The Common Man May 26, 2020
- Gustav Holst – The Planets – Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity May 26, 2020
- Brilliant African Innovations Against COVID-19 May 26, 2020
- Virtual Conferences – Africa.com – Webinar Series May 26, 2020
- Settlement Reached Over Arrest of Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! Producers at GOP Convention May 26, 2020
- Native communities have been hit hard by COVID-19 — and fear for their survivall May 26, 2020
- How COVID-19 reshapes our views of life, and of loss May 26, 2020
- Donald Trump, Resign Now for America’s Sake: This is No Time for a Dangerous, Law-breaking, Bungling, Ignorant Ship Captain | Common Dreams Views May 26, 2020
- Fauci Urges Trump to Remain on Golf Course Until Pandemic Is Over | The New Yorker May 26, 2020
- The decade climate change was baked in May 26, 2020
- WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate i… | E-Library May 26, 2020
- Fleeing climate change — the real environmental disaster | DW Documentary May 25, 2020
- World Meteorological Organization Report: The Global Climate in 2015 – 2019 May 25, 2020
- Largest food bank in U.S. stretched thin amid coronavirus pandemic May 25, 2020
- Middle-class Americans queue at food banks as US unemployment hits 38 million – BBC News May 25, 2020
- Donald Trump delivers Memorial Day address, returns to golf course May 25, 2020
- Inside the Rohingya Refugee Crisis | Between Us May 25, 2020
- Coronavirus cases have exploded in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy May 25, 2020
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- Why 42% of coronavirus-related job losses will be permanent: Economist May 25, 2020
- Working Woman Testifies About Reality Of Poverty In The U.S. | NowThis May 25, 2020
- How People Are ‘Dying of Whiteness’ Amid COVID-19 | Opinions | NowThis May 25, 2020
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Daily Archives: December 14, 2016
Published on Dec 13, 2016
Donald Trump tapped former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. WSJ’s Amy Harder and Lunch Break’s Tanya Rivero discuss how Perry was a critic of Trump’s during the 2016 campaign and how his energy beliefs are not in line with all Republicans. Photo: AP
Published on Dec 14, 2016
http://democracynow.org – Donald Trump has chosen former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be energy secretary. Governor Perry famously attempted to propose to abolish the Energy Department—but then couldn’t even remember the agency during a live televised debate in 2011, when Perry was running for president. Perry has deep ties to the fossil fuel industry, including serving on the corporate boards of both Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics, two companies behind the Dakota Access pipeline. Both companies are owned by Texas billionaire Kelcy Warren. Perry joined the board of Energy Transfer Partners in February 2015, only two weeks after he left office. That year, he received $365,000 from Warren’s companies. We speak to Forrest Wilder, editor-in-chief of The Texas Observer, and Kiah Collier, energy and environment reporter for The Texas Tribune.
Published on Jun 22, 2016
A recent study published in Nature Climate Change projects that over 4 million residents of the continental US could be affected if sea levels rise 3 feet by the end of the century.
The researchers calculated the number of at-risk residents by looking at coastal areas expected to be inundated by sea-level rise and estimating the population of those regions in 2100 using population-trend data.
Beijing has warned the incoming US administration that any attempt to challenge the “One China” policy could affect peace in the Taiwan Strait.
Interference may also damage developing US-China relations, a spokesman said.
Under the “One China” policy, the US has formal ties with China rather than the island of Taiwan, which China sees as a breakaway province.
However, US President-elect Donald Trump has expressed doubts about continuing to abide by the policy.
Mr Trump had already angered China by taking a phone call from Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, and then tweeting about it.
On Monday, China said it was “seriously concerned” by Mr Trump’s comments, and urged sensitivity around the issue.
But An Fengshan, a spokesman for China’s policy-making Taiwan Affairs Office, went further on Wednesday, warning of more serious consequences.
‘Ready to confront’
“Upholding the “One China” principle is the political basis of developing China-US relations, and is the cornerstone of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait,” he said.
“If this basis is interfered with or damaged then the healthy, stable development of China-US relations is out of the question, and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait will be seriously impacted,” he added.
Hurdles still remain, but the merger is one step closer to fruition.
By Gil Gullickson 12/13/2016
Monsanto shareholders today approved a merger of the St. Louis firm with Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. According to press releases sent out by both companies, Monsanto shareowners will receive $128 per share in cash at the closing of the merger.
It’s important to note that hurdles remain before this merger becomes reality. Regulators in the U.S. and European Union, for example, are scrutinizing the merger, and divestitures could result. Still, this represents one step closer to Monsanto and Bayer becoming one firm.
“We are pleased we received such strong support from our shareowners,” says Hugh Grant, Monsanto chairman and chief executive officer, in a press release. “This is an important milestone as we work to combine our two complementary companies and deliver on our shared vision for the future of agriculture. By bringing together our expertise and our resources to drive this shared vision, we can do even more together to benefit growers around the world and to help address broad global challenges like climate change and food scarcity.”
December 9, 2016 9:33 PM
By Roger Van Scyoc rvanscyocUNIVERSITY PARK
As human beings, we care about what others think — especially when it concerns ourselves. Research says there is a biological reason for this insofar as the reward centers in our brain light up when others agree with us.
When it comes to climate change, that perception, or fear of it, can keep us in the dark, according to a study by a pair of Penn State researchers.
“There has been previous research suggesting that people tend to underestimate the number of other people concerned about climate change,” said Nathan Geiger, who authored the study with Janet Swim, a professor of psychology. “We’re looking at the consequences of that misperception.”