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- Yale Africa Initiative May 11, 2021
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- The Next System Project May 11, 2021
- We Must Expand Democracy May 11, 2021
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- Gorilla Bonds With New Mother And Baby At Boston Zoo May 11, 2021
- #Breaking: Liz Cheney speaks on house floor ahead of leadership vote May 11, 2021
- “Ethnic Cleansing”: Amid Protests of Palestinian Evictions in Jerusalem, Israel Raids Al-Aqs a Mosque May 11, 2021
- Israel Kills Dozens in Gaza While Imposing “Constant War” on Palestinian Residents of Jerusa lem May 11, 2021
- Katy Milkman with Charles Duhigg: The Science of Change May 11, 2021
- PROGREEN, the Global Partnership for Sustainable and Resilient Landscapes May 11, 2021
- Tigray risks starvation as ‘anti-farming campaign’ underway claims official – Eye on Africa May 11, 2021
- Why 99% of ocean plastic pollution is “missing” May 11, 2021
- Sir Drummond Bone on the Life and Poetry of Lord Byron:Master of Balliol College, Oxford May 11, 2021
- Special Supernumerary Fellow of Balliol College of Oxford University – András Schiff: Bach – Partita No.1 in B flat major, BWV 825 III. Corrente May 11, 2021
- Bozeman, Montana: Efforts to Prop Up Coal Will Fail | Climate Denial Crock of the Week May 11, 2021
- The Heat: Oliver Stone on history of U.S. intervention May 11, 2021
- Weaponizing Trump’s Big Lie: Ari Berman on GOP’s War on Democracy & Voting Rights May 10, 2021
- Rep. Adam Kinzinger Speaks On The Future of the Republican Party | LIVE May 10, 2021
- Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On / What’s Happening Brother” May 9, 2021
- Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On May 9, 2021
- Soil May 9, 2021
- Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made: Vaclav Smil May 9, 2021
- Amazing Journey From Earth to the End of the Universe May 9, 2021
- NASA Live Stream – Earth From Space LIVE Feed | ISS tracker & live chat May 9, 2021
- Video Replay: The Moon – Incredible Lunar Views From The Japanese SELENE Orbiter – Earthrise May 9, 2021
- 4K : Earth From Space – From Ireland to Yemen May 9, 2021
- Talk Africa: Chad crisis and Sahel security May 9, 2021
- Shoshana Zuboff: Facebook’s Oversight Board Is Not Enough. The Government Has to Regulate Big Tech May 8, 2021
- “Monumental Moment”: U.S. Backs Waiving COVID Vaccine Patent Rights After Months of Blocking Talks May 8, 2021
- Terra Incognita: 100 Maps to Survive the Next 100 Years: Robert Muggah and Ian Goldin May 8, 2021
- CDC Official Who Sounded Early Alarm On Coronavirus Resigns : Coronavirus Updates : NPR May 8, 2021
- Lagos Inferno: The explosion that rocked Nigeria – BBC Africa Eye documentary May 8, 2021
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- Trillions of cicadas as loud as lawnmowers emerge in 15 states after 17 years underground May 8, 2021
- 95 years in 95 seconds: David Attenborough turns 95 today. Happy Birthday! 🎂 BBC May 8, 2021
- Self-Reinforcing Feedback Loop #13, Climate-Change Summary, guymcpherson.com May 8, 2021
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- GLOBALink | Validated by WHO, Sinopharm eyes to become largest Covid-19 vaccine supplier May 8, 2021
- Richard Wright’s Novel About Racist Police Violence Was Rejected in 1941; It Has Just Been Published May 7, 2021
- Ep. 187: It’s Like Herding Americans! How To Defeat COVID This Year (w/ Laurie Garrett) | Rumble – Y ouTube May 7, 2021
- Explore the River: Bull Trout, Tribal People, and the Jocko River: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes May 7, 2021
Daily Archives: April 10, 2017
Published on Nov 30, 2015
Oxford Martin School 10th Anniversary Lecture
About the speaker
Lord Martin Rees is a member of the Oxford Martin School Advisory Council; Fellow of Trinity College; and Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge. He holds the honorary title of Astronomer Royal and also Visiting Professor at Imperial College London and at Leicester University. He is Co-Founder of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge.
After studying at the University of Cambridge, he held post-doctoral positions in the UK and the USA, before becoming a professor at Sussex University. In 1973, he became a fellow of King’s College and Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy at Cambridge (continuing in the latter post until 1991) and served for ten years as director of Cambridge’s Institute of Astronomy. From 1992 to 2003 he was a Royal Society Research Professor, and then from 2004 to 2012, Master of Trinity College. In 2005 he was appointed to the House of Lords, and he was President of the Royal Society for the period 2005-10. He is a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is an honorary member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy, and several other foreign academies.
His awards include the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, the Balzan International Prize, the Bruce Medal of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the Heineman Prize for Astrophysics (AAS/AIP), the Bower Award for Science of the Franklin Institute, the Cosmology Prize of the Peter Gruber Foundation, the Einstein Award of the World Cultural Council and the Crafoord Prize (Royal Swedish Academy). He has been president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1994-95) and the Royal Astronomical Society (1992-94) and a trustee of the British Museum, NESTA, the Kennedy Memorial Trust, the National Museum of Science and Industry, and the Institute for Public Policy Research. He is currently on the Board of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, the Cambridge Gates Trust, and has served on many bodies connected with education, space research, arms control and international collaboration in science.
He is the author or co-author of more than 500 research papers, mainly on astrophysics and cosmology, as well as eight books (six for general readership), and numerous magazine and newspaper articles on scientific and general subjects.
In this lecture, Lord Rees will turn his focus to the future of technology and its impact on the world.
Oxford Martin School,
University of Oxford
Transitions to Sustainability – A research platform to explore sustainable futures on our finite planet
You can “click” picture below for an introduction to the Transition-Studies.Net research platform for citizen research on climate change and global sustainability issues.
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- Advice for Young Scholars….[ interview excerpt – VOX Oxford]
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- The Sad and Sobering Reality: There Will Be No Post-Coronavirus Moment Ahead
- There will be no “post-COVID” world ….
- Transcending the Institutions We Inherit and Create: Climate Change and System Change in the Anthropocene
- Overcoming the Multiple Legacies of European Colonialism: Can The West Survive Its Most Cherished Historical Myths?
- Hominid Exceptionalism and the Intrinsic Limit of Human Power in Earth’s Ecosystem
- Statements from the United Nations + Critique of Growth Economics
- Envisioning a Sustainable Future: Managing and Protecting the Environment | Harvard Extension School
- Some Recent Videoblog Posts from the Cambridge Climate Research Associates
- Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene: Clive Hamilton
- VOX – Voices from Oxford – Tim Weiskel
- What Are Transition Studies? – Why are they needed?
Published on Jun 30, 2015
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.
Published on Mar 14, 2017
Truthdig columnist and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges addresses fascism and the rise of the Trump war machine in the keynote speech at the “After Trump and Pussy Hats” event in Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 3, 2017.
Published on Apr 9, 2017
During joint surveillance between Greenpeace and the Guinean fisheries inspection CNSP, shark fins have been discovered on two Chinese fishing vessels. One of the vessels, as well as a third vessel, also had illegally altered fishing nets on board. The two vessels with shark fins on board have been fined €250,000 each, while the third vessel has been fined €350,000. The catch of all vessels has been seized by Guinean authorities. Apart from the shark fins, Greenpeace also found numerous carcasses of sharks including hammerhead sharks, an endangered species, and manta rays on board several vessels
Published on Apr 9, 2017
This presidential election cycle saw billionaire’s such as Paul Singer and The Koch Brothers, pull the purse strings from backing any of two dozens characters that stood on the Republican Stage during the Primaries… But one secretive family decided that this was their time to spend millions on influencing hard-right policy and media in America. Investigative journalist and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Vicky Ward, joins Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder to discuss her piece in The Huffington Post’s Highline Magazine, “The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires.”
Published on Apr 7, 2017
Former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, tells Paul Jay that the Syrian Government may not be responsible for the chemical attack and that Trump’s response was a violation of international law
Published on Apr 9, 2017
Climate & Extreme Weather News #18 (April 3rd-April 8th 2017)