Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

Who Are The Kochs & Why Did They Want To Help Trump Steal The Election?


Greg Palast

Published on Jan 24, 2017

Stealing an election ain’t cheap. I followed the dirty money that funds Crosscheck and found it was steeped in Koch oil.

Excerpt from The Best Democracy Money Can Buy — available to view worldwide from just $2.99: thebestdemocracymoneycanbuy.com/dvd-streaming/

American Experience New York Underground


misstagada11130

Published on Dec 13, 2016

Digging up the Boston Common | The Race Underground


AmericanExperiencePBS

Published on Feb 7, 2017

“You’re going to dig up the Boston Common?”
When it was announced that Boston’s new subway system would cut through the Boston Common — considered an almost a sacred place to Bostonians — the public immediately opposed the plan.
“The Race Underground” premieres on Tuesday, January 31 at 9/8c on PBS.

The Race Underground, Chapter 1


AmericanExperiencePBS

Published on Jan 25, 2017

In the late 19th century, as America’s teeming cities grew increasingly congested, the time had come to replace the nostalgic horse-drawn trolleys with a faster, cleaner, safer, and more efficient form of transportation.
The Race Underground premieres January 31 at 9/8c on PBS.

“Achieving Justice for Young People and Nature” by James Hansen


Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Published on Mar 1, 2016

James Hansen, legendary for perceiving the threat of catastrophic climate change during his long career as NASA’s chief climatologist, delivered a Wrigley Lecture at Arizona State University in February 2016 detailing the latest climate-change developments.

Peter Wadhams Conference: Global Warming and Collapse of Civilization (November 2015)


Miguel Fuentes

Published on Jan 27, 2016

COULD MODERN CIVILIZATION COLLAPSE?

Peter Wadhams Conference:
Global Warming, Methane Crisis and Collapse of Civilization (November 2015)

Conference with Peter Wadhams at UCL London (Institute of Archaeology)
November – 2015

This conference was carried out last November 23th at the Institute of Archaeology (IoA) of UCL. This event was sponsored by the World Archaeology Section of the IoA.

Conference Link:
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/cale…

Organizers:
Miguel Fuentes (PhD Research Student, IoA – UCL)
Jose Oliver (Reader in Latin America Archaeology, IoA – UCL).

Web:
Grupo de Seguimiento de la Crisis Climatica Mundial
https://www.facebook.com/seguimientoc

Kevin Anderson RIA Presentation (with slides)


justmultimedia

Published on Mar 15, 2016

Implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement, a scientific perspective

WHEN: Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 18:00
WHERE: Academy House, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

Professor Kevin Anderson will give an intimate talk on the implications of the Paris agreement and what it means in practical terms for the EU and its member states.
The Academy through the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee and Future Earth Ireland and the Environmental Protection Agency are hosting a talk by Professor Kevin Anderson, University of Manchester in Academy House on Thursday March 10 at 6pm.

Kevin Anderson is professor of energy and climate change in the School of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester. He was previously director of the Tyndall Centre, the UK’s leading academic climate change research organisation, during which time he held a joint post with the University of East Anglia. Kevin now leads Tyndall Manchester’s energy and climate change research programme and is deputy director of the Tyndall Centre.

His talk will focus on the implications of the Paris agreement and what it means in practical terms for the EU and its member states. It is expected he will provide an overview of the outcomes of the COP21 Paris Agreement its implication for decarbonisation and the concept of balancing emissions and removals post 2050.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES COMMITTEE