Daily Archives: April 10, 2017

After Airstrikes, Questions About Trump’s Syria Strategy Remain

VOA News

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Washington is looking for further insight into the Trump administration’s thinking on Syria after U.S. airstrikes targeting a Syrian base from which chemical attacks had been launched. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, in a televised interview Sunday, America’s ambassador to the United Nations did not rule out further military action against forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, but other officials say destroying Islamic State is the foremost goal.

Chris Wallace DESTORYS EPA head Scott Pruitt, “Climate change is not ‘all a coincidence’”


Published on Apr 3, 2017

You think that rewriting and, in fact, doing away with the clean power plan is going to improve air quality, which you say is a major goal?” Wallace asked Pruitt on Fox News.

Racing To The Precipice: Prof Noam Chomsky (March 2017)

Understanding Climate Change

Published on Apr 2, 2017

Fair Use: Educational (March 2017 Lecture)

Webinar: Ecological Footprint Explorer Open Data Platform

Global Footprint Network

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Watch our webinar to learn how to navigate the Footprint Explorer open data platform, create your own graphs, and download data. Visit the Footprint Explorer at http://data.footprintnetwork.org.

Is college worth the cost?

PBS NewsHour

Published on Apr 9, 2017

College student loan debt in the U.S. now stands at $1.4 trillion — more than what Americans owe on their credit cards or car loans. To determine whether the investment pays off, students and lawmakers are asking schools for more data on graduation rates, earnings potential and other measures of post-college success. Melissa Korn, reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

TheTruth About Your Food with FOOD, INC. Filmmaker Robert Kenner


Published on Jul 17, 2012

Pastoralists in Somalia’s Drought-stricken Puntland Fight for Survival

VOA News

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Severe drought has displaced nearly half a million people in Somalia. In the Puntland region, herders who have lost their livestock are now seeking refuge in urban areas. Those towns are struggling to deal with the influx of displaced families. Neha Wadekar has the story for VOA from the town of Qardho.


DPRK bolsters defense as US deploys warships toward Korean Peninsula

CGTN America

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Pyongyang says it plans to bolster its defenses, following last week’s U.S. strike on Syria. It comes as American warships are steaming towards the Korean Peninsula in an effort to “maintain readiness.” CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg reports from Washington.

Money Changed the Conversation on Climate Change

Climate One

Published on Apr 9, 2017

Jane Mayer talks about how money has influenced the political conversation on climate change.