Daily Archives: July 25, 2017

“An Inconvenient Sequel”: Al Gore on New Film, Trump, Climate Change & His Opposition to DAPL

Democracy Now!

Published on Jan 24, 2017

http://democracynow.org – More than a decade after the release of the groundbreaking film “An Inconvenient Truth,” former Vice President Al Gore is back with a new film about the climate crisis, “An Inconvenient Sequel.” On Sunday, Gore was part of a panel moderated by Amy Goodman at the Sundance Film Festival.

India floods: Monsoon rains kill at least 16

Al Jazeera English

Published on Jul 25, 2017

Heavy monsoon rains in India have killed at least 16 people and displaced more than 24,000.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a financial aid package to help those in the worst affected areas.

FRONTLINE | Preview “Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria” | PBS


Published on Oct 18, 2013

Watch the full-length episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2365104403… (US Only)
Coming Oct. 22nd http://to.pbs.org/1gAB5LJ

Has the age of antibiotics come to an end?

From a young girl thrust onto life support in Arizona to an uncontrollable outbreak at one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, FRONTLINE investigates the alarming rise of a deadly type of bacteria that our modern antibiotics can’t stop.

Feef Ban

Published on Nov 21, 2016

Why we need global leadership on pressing energy challenges, and why China has such an important role to playClimate & Environment at ImperialInsights from staff and students across Imperial working in climate and environment related areas

Neil Hirst is a Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Mitigation at the Grantham Institute. Over the next few months, he will be working with Professor Yufeng Yang, from the Energy Research Institute (ERI) of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of China, who recently joined the institute funded by a Grantham Research Fellowship. Here, Neil explains two of the topics they will be working on: reforming energy governance, and getting energy storage onto the G20 agenda.

In recent years, China’s contribution to world leadership on climate and energy policy has been indispensable. The success of the 2015 Paris climate change conference was assured by the joint statement of Presidents Xi Jinping and Barack Obama in November 2014, in which they committed themselves to work for an ambitious outcome. Since the administration of President Donald Trump announced its intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, China’s strong commitment has been crucial for reassuring other participants and the future of the Agreement.

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Inhofe Q&A at EPW Hearing on Clean Energy Technologies

Sustainable Aquaculture for Morocco | ELAW


ELAW Fellow from Morocco | ELAW


The Struggle for the Soul of the World’s Most Powerful University: Harvard