Daily Archives: August 6, 2017

BBC World Service – Newsday, Planetary protection officer wanted

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bh1j7

Nasa is seeking a new “planetary protection officer” tasked with defending the earth from alien life.
More specifically, the job’s main concern is avoiding “biological contamination in human and robotic space exploration.” Dr. Steve Maran is Senior Advisor at the American Astronomical Society…

(Photo: Aurora of Earth from aboard the International Space Station Credit: ESA/Getty)

Release date:

4 August 2017

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Is It Too Late To Unf**k The Climate?


AJ+

Published on Dec 9, 2015

Climate change threatens much of life on Earth, with the extinction rate at roughly 100 times normal. Rising sea levels are already displacing entire communities, and could threaten hundreds of millions of people in the near future. What will it take to unf**k the climate? Action. Now.

Stop F**cking Up the Planet and Slow Down Climate Change


Fusion

Published on Oct 1, 2016

Environmentalist Bill McKibben talks what it’ll take to truly slow down climate change.

“Politicians follow if movements make it necessary for them to follow. So that’s our job.”

Exclusive Obama Interview on ‘Terrifying’ Threat of Climate Change | The New York Times


The New York Times

Published on Sep 8, 2016

In an exclusive interview on his legacy, President Obama speaks to The Times’s Mark Landler and Coral Davenport on climate change while visiting Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Produced by: BEN LAFFIN, A.J. CHAVAR AND ABE SATER

Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/2cnE68a

American Role in Creating Russian Kleptocracy Missing in Financier’s Senate Testimony


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 3, 2017

Investigative economist James S. Henry and TRNN’s Paul Jay discuss Bill Browder’s accusations of corruption and murder against Vladimir Putin; Henry says Trump’s dubious Russia connections are more about Russian oligarch’s investments and secret loans than election manipulation

Will The Catastrophic Drought In Kenya Affect Its Presidential Election?


TheRealNews

Published on Aug 6, 2017

Odenda Lumbumba of Kenya Land Alliance says that Kenya’s drought is not just the result of climate change – it’s also the result of failed public policy

The hard truth about the Paris climate deal