Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Africa’s Clean Energy Potential: Future MEGAPROJECTS


The Daily Conversation
Published on Apr 4, 2017

Africa’s population explosion presents humanity us with a once-in-our-species chance to make our fastest growing area leapfrog the dirty fuels of the past to instead embrace the renewable energy of the future.

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IMF forecasts stronger global growth in latest report


CGTN America
Published on Oct 10, 2017

The International Monetary Fund said the global economy is on a real upswing-so much so that the IMF is boosting its forecasts for global growth. But it said that this sweet-spot in the economic cycle is also masking some major underlying issues that still need to be addressed.  CGTN’s Daniel Ryntjes reports.

President Donald Trump Says His IQ Higher Than Rex Tillerson’s | Morning Joe | MSNBC


MSNBC

Published on Oct 10, 2017

President Trump is set to meet with Rex Tillerson Tuesday, their first since last week’s NBC News report on their relationship. And in a new interview, Trump challenged Tillerson to an IQ test.

Zero waste tricks and trends for minimizing garbage in China


CGTN America
Published on Oct 10, 2017

How much garbage do you throw out every day? Probably more than you’d like to admit. But reducing it from a bagful to a handful isn’t all that difficult, according to China’s ‘zero-wasters’.

Rebuking Trump, Nobel Prize Goes to Group That Opposes Nuclear Weapons


TheRealNews

Published on Oct 6, 2017

“No right hands for the wrong weapons” – Nobel Peace Prize Winner ICAN

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Anti-Nuclear Group Wins Nobel Peace Prize as US Arsenal Expands


TheRealNews
Published on Oct 10, 2017

As the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to a group that was instrumental in pushing through the landmark UN treaty banning nuclear weapons, the U.S. has quietly made its nuclear arsenal even more lethal

“Good Fences Make Good Neighbors”: Ai Weiwei on His NYC Exhibition Explorin g Borders and Nationalism


Democracy Now!

Published on Oct 10, 2017

https://democracynow.org – Ai Weiwei has been named the most powerful artist in the world by ArtReview magazine. He’s also been called the most dangerous man in China. The world-renowned artist has a major new exhibition opening in New York City, in which he’s erecting security fences and cages across the boroughs—including under Washington Square Arch and in Central Park near Trump Tower—to explore the rise of nationalism and the closure of borders worldwide. It’s called “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.” For more, we speak with award-winning artist and activist Ai Weiwei.