Calendar – Click on Date for links entered on that Day
- ClimateMatters – Population November 25, 2017
- Addiction to Growth – Root Cause of Climate Change November 25, 2017
- ClimateMatters .TV – GeoEngineering, Our Last Chance? November 25, 2017
- ClimateMatters.TV – Farewell to Arctic Ice November 25, 2017
- Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren DESTROY “Cowardly” Republican Health Care Bill November 25, 2017
- Elizabeth Warren & Bernie Sanders Break Down the GOP Tax Plan November 25, 2017
- Progressive Leaders Worldwide Respond To ‘Paradise Papers’ November 25, 2017
- Global Capitalism: China’s Economy Now, Its Growth and Global Impact November 2017 November 25, 2017
- WWOOF Animation November 25, 2017
- Our first experience with WWOOF – GFB November 25, 2017
- Volunteering with WWOOF in Tuscany, Italy Harvesting Olives November 25, 2017
- WWOOF Portugal November 25, 2017
- HOW TO WWOOF FOR BEGINNERS – THE BASICS FOR WORK + CHEAP TRAVEL November 25, 2017
- Special Episode on Climate Disruption | FAIR November 24, 2017
- Djobouti, China presidents agree to establish strategic partnership November 24, 2017
- James Lovelock – A Final Warning: by Nature Video November 24, 2017
- We should give up on saving the planet – James Lovelock November 24, 2017
- James Lovelock talks to David Freeman – A Rough Ride to the Future November 24, 2017
- Abrupt climate change 12,000 years ago provides clues about the future November 24, 2017
- Climate Change: Where We Are Now and Where We Are Going? November 24, 2017
- Sir Nicholas Stern – The economics of climate change November 24, 2017
- Nuclear Power and Climate Change November 24, 2017
- PBS Frontline_Business of disaster November 24, 2017
- PBS Frontline – Outbreak November 24, 2017
- Frontline: The Warning November 24, 2017
- PBS Frontline Black Money November 24, 2017
- Money, power and the American dream Documentary 2017 November 24, 2017
- The Battle For Oil: China vs The USA November 24, 2017
- China’s Rich Girls – 101 East November 24, 2017
- China’s African Gold Rush – 101 East November 24, 2017
- The price of gold: Chinese mining in Ghana documentary | Guardian Investigations November 24, 2017
- This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein | Guardian Docs November 24, 2017
- Kevin Anderson on Naomi Klein’s “This Changes Everything” November 24, 2017
- Nuclear vs Renewable Debate – Newsnight feat Caroline Lucas November 24, 2017
- Naomi Klein Disagrees with Dr. James Hansen on Nuclear Power November 24, 2017
- James Hansen at #COP23: Nuclear Power? Are Renewables Enough? November 24, 2017
- Scientists: Rivers in Africa, Asia Responsible for Most Ocean Plastic Waste November 24, 2017
- San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Trump, Shock Doctrine & “Disaster Capitali sm” in Puerto Rico November 24, 2017
- Smita Narula on Report: Every 30 Minutes: Farmer Suicides, Human Rights & Agrarian Crisis in India November 24, 2017
- India Suicide Rate Among Indian Farmers Soar As They Struggle To Make Ends Meet November 24, 2017
- Climate change could wipeout 50-80% of Pacific fish species November 24, 2017
- Willie Soon brought to you and funded by Exxon November 24, 2017
- Monsanto Indian Farmer Suicide November 24, 2017
- The True Story of the Bilderberg Group: Daniel Estulin November 24, 2017
- Shadow Masters: An International Network of Governments and Secret-Service Agencies Working Together with Drugs Dealers and Terrorists for Mutual Benefit and Profit: Daniel Estulin November 24, 2017
- The Bilderberg Group part 1 8. – YouTube November 24, 2017
- Macron: France will replace US funding for UN climate science November 24, 2017
- UN climate talks: India puts heat on rich countries, China takes softer stance November 24, 2017
- China flexes its muscle as climate talks end with slow progress November 24, 2017
- We are not still in: can the world ever trust US again on climate? November 24, 2017
Daily Archives: September 2, 2017
In July, a new Florida state law took effect that permits any resident of the state to object to textbooks that are used in classrooms. While the law doesn’t explicitly mention science, teachers like Brandon Haught, co-founder of the non-profit Florida Citizens for Science, are concerned that the subject may get swept up in the broad legal language.
The Florida bill is the first of its kind, but there have been other attempts at passing similar ones in states across the nation. Haught and Julie Palakovich Carr, a science policy expert, talk about what the passing of this bill means for science curriculum and teachers in Florida, and other similar policies in other states.
2nd September 2017
The media avoids the subject of climate breakdown – to do otherwise is to bring the entire infrastructure of thought crashing down
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 29 August 2017
It is not only Donald Trump’s government that censors the discussion of climate change; it is the entire body of polite opinion. This is why, though the links are clear and obvious, the majority of news reports on Hurricane Harvey have made no mention of the human contribution.
In 2016, the United States elected a president who believes that human-driven global warming is a hoax. It was the hottest year on record, in which the US was hammered by a series of climate-related disasters. Yet the total combined coverage for the entire year on the evening and Sunday news programmes on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox News amounted to 50 minutes. Our greatest predicament, the issue that will define our lives, has been blotted from our minds.
This is not an accident. But nor (with the exception of Fox News) is it likely to be a matter of policy. It reflects a deeply ingrained and scarcely conscious self-censorship. Reporters and editors ignore the subject because they have an instinct for avoiding trouble. To talk about climate breakdown (which in my view is a better term than the curiously bland labels we attach to this crisis) is to question not only Donald Trump, not only current environmental policy, not only current economic policy, but the entire political and economic system.
By Ashley Braun • Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – 13:48
With the next round of United Nations climate talks scheduled for November, eyes will be trained on how the United States chooses to engage — or not — now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the country from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement. Yesterday, Secretary of State and former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson indicated that this process will not happen through the State Department’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, because, well, he’s scrapping the position.
In a letter to Senate Foreign Relations chair Bob Corker (R-TN), Tillerson wrote, “I believe that the Department will be able to better execute its mission by integrating certain envoys and special representative offices within the regional and functional bureaus, and eliminating those that have accomplished or outlived their original purpose.”
“The position of climate envoy was established by Barack Obama in 2009 and was filled by Todd Stern until 2016. The envoy for Obama’s last year in office was Jonathan Pershing, who left the political appointment when the government changed in January this year.
The special envoy was the US’ diplomatic figurehead, a position Stern used to become one of the major forces behind the eventual shape of the Paris deal, right down to the 11th hour wrangling over a troublesome ‘typo’ in the text.”
State Department Scales Back on Climate
The move came as part of a larger streamlining and reorganizing of the State Department, which for months has been scaling back its focus on climate issues.
Shortly after Trump’s inauguration, the State Department’s web page for the Office of Global Change, which operates under the climate envoy, switched up its description, replacing most of the original text with more passive language.