Calendar – Click on Date for links entered on that Day
- Myths underlie Africa’s Green Revolution April 20, 2021
- Sen. Markey and Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Reintroduce Green New Deal April 20, 2021
- Noam Chomsky: On Power and Ideology | The New School April 20, 2021
- 2014 “Noam Chomsky”: Why you can not have a Capitalist Democracy! April 20, 2021
- Most Schooling Is Training for Stupidity and Conformity – Noam Chomsky on Education April 20, 2021
- Wendell Berry – Kentucky Arts And Letters Day 2019 April 20, 2021
- Mary Berry reads an excerpt from her father Wendell Berry’s essay “Solving for Pattern” – YouTube April 20, 2021
- “Solving For Pattern” by Wendell Berry – Excerpt IV – Read by Mary Berry April 20, 2021
- Message by Ursula von der Leyen on the occasion of the G20 Health Summit (CSO event) April 20, 2021
- Building A Net-Zero, Nature-Positive Economy (Option 1) | DAVOS AGENDA 2021 April 20, 2021
- Chad’s president Idriss Déby dies ‘in clashes with rebels’, army says – BBC New April 20, 2021
- NASA helicopter makes history with flight on Red Planet April 19, 2021
- CLIMATE EQUITY & INNOVATION April 19, 2021
- Could climate change force a billion people to move? | The Stream April 19, 2021
- John Thornton, ‘Religion, the Kingdom of Kongo and The Slave Trade’ | The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research April 19, 2021
- Cape Town Wildfires Ravage South African Countryside as Firefighters Tackle the Blaze April 19, 2021
- Fire burned Rhodes Memorial restaurant near Cape Town South Africa 18.04.2021 April 19, 2021
- Exclusive audio extract of Life on Earth by David Attenborough | #FirstChapterFridays April 19, 2021
- 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development, CPD54 April 19, 2021
- Living On Ghana’s Largest Toxic E-Waste Scrapyard (Reggie Yates Documentary) | Real Stories April 19, 2021
- Cape Town Suffers Harshest Drought In A Century April 19, 2021
- Slavery routes – a short history of human trafficking (2/4) | DW Documentar y April 18, 2021
- Slavery routes – a short history of human trafficking (1/4) | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Slavery routes – a short history of human trafficking (3/4) | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Antarctica: A message from another planet | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Climate change in the Antarctic | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Slavery routes – a short history of human trafficking (4/4) | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Slaves in Italy? | DW Documentary April 18, 2021
- Table Mountain fire erupts in Cape Town, forces evacuation at nearby campus April 18, 2021
- Arctic Amplification Connections to Extreme Weather Events – Complexities Abound: 2 of 2 April 18, 2021
- Coronavirus-related deaths top three million worldwide April 18, 2021
- Arctic Amplification Connections to Extreme Weather Events – Complexities Abound: 2 of 2 April 18, 2021
- Pregnant women in Kenya opt to deliver babies at home due to COVID-19 April 18, 2021
- Kenyan companies explore ways to harness geothermal heat April 18, 2021
- Alexander Zaitchik: How Bill Gates Is Protecting Big Pharma Profits April 18, 2021
- How climate change affects Florida April 18, 2021
- The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution: Frank White April 18, 2021
- The Overview Effect: Freethink@Harvard April 18, 2021
- Astronaut describes seeing sunrise from Space for first time April 18, 2021
- After the Green Revolution Who “Owns” Agriculture? The Fatal Mistake of Misplaced Market Metaphors | EV & N 386 | CCTV April 18, 2021
- Midday Science Cafe- Adapting to Change: The Future of California’s Water- E nergy Nexus April 17, 2021
- Egypt’s Dam Problem: The Geopolitics of the Nile April 17, 2021
- Explained | World’s Water Crisis | FULL EPISODE | Netflix April 17, 2021
- Full Frame: China -U.S. Relations with Max Baucus April 17, 2021
- A68: Iceberg that became a social media star melts away – BBC News April 17, 2021
- Outsourcing Empire: How Company-States Made the Modern World: J. C. Sharman, Professor Andrew Phillips April 17, 2021
- On Contact: Securing Democracy with Glenn Greenwald April 17, 2021
- How Climate Change will affect businesses in the U.S. April 17, 2021
- A Testament of Hope – A Celebration of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. April 17, 2021
- Take a look at modern agriculture in Xinjiang April 16, 2021
Daily Archives: February 15, 2018
Posted by Maura Welch 66gp on August 04, 2016
This week Greenovate hosted a webinar about Boston’s climate preparedness project, Climate Ready Boston. Here are the key takeaways from the webinar – and some tips for how you and your community can prepare for a changing climate.
Climate Ready Boston brings the region’s top climate scientists together in order to project what climate change will look like in Boston. It provides local residents and policymakers with the best possible information to prepare for the changes ahead – including rising seas and extreme weather events.
[Watch the Greenovate climate preparedness project webinar:]
This week, more than 80 of you tuned in to learn more about Climate Ready Boston in Greenovate’s first-ever webinar. Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space Austin Blackmon and climate Preparedness Program Manager Mia Goldwasser explained how climate change is projected to affect our city and answered many of your questions about how the city is working to prepare for them.
See further Greenovate climate links, as well as information on related 8-week lecture/discussion course:
Thursday, February 15, 2018
We’re on a jet stream rollercoaster.
Vicky Autrey’s town in eastern North Carolina started off the new year cold and snowy.
A little snow isn’t unheard of in Spring Hope, North Carolina. Autrey said that her town, located 30 miles northeast of Raleigh, can usually expect a few dustings a year. The most recent winter storm brought four inches of snow to her backyard.
But the weirdest thing about this winter this year, Autrey said, isn’t the snow. It’s the cold.
“We’re normally mild. We don’t usually get cold like we had this last time,” Autrey said. “It stayed that way for days and days.”
Persistent cold forced schools in her area to delay start times by two hours, and when Autrey’s granddaughter came over to go sledding, her hair froze.
“I said, ‘You better make sure that you thaw that. Don’t like twist it or you’re going to have a cool haircut,’” Autrey said.
A Cape Town resident collecting water in January.CreditJoao Silva/The New York Times
By Justin Gillis Feb. 15, 2018
The Trump administration is seeking to withdraw the United States from the international accord reached in Paris in 2015 to fight climate change. It is trying to rescind regulations on the issue. It has even scrubbed mentions of global warming from government websites. Yet its attempt to suppress the facts has not entirely succeeded, with federal agencies continuing to issue warnings, including in a major climate report published last year.
The latest climate alarm came this week in a Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Here is what the document, issued by Daniel R. Coats, the director of national intelligence, said about climate change and other environmental problems, with my annotations:
A real problem
The impacts of the long-term trends toward a warming climate, more air pollution, biodiversity loss, and water scarcity are likely to fuel economic and social discontent — and possibly upheaval — through 2018.
Only six weeks into the year, this is already coming true. Cape Town, the second-largest city in South Africa, is so low on water after an extended drought that it may be forced to shut off the taps in early April. Water scarcity is a factor in the violent conflicts in Syria and Yemen, and in both countries, control of water supplies is being used as a weapon of war.
Climate change could have an even worse impact on Boston than previously expected – The Boston Globe
Climate change could be even worse for Boston than previously thought -0:40
By David Abel Globe Staff June 22, 2016
The consequences of climate change on Boston are expected to be far more calamitous than previous studies have suggested, a new report commissioned by the city says.
In the worst-case scenario, sea levels could rise more than 10 feet by the end of the century — nearly twice what was previously predicted — plunging about 30 percent of Boston under water. Temperatures in 2070 could exceed 90 degrees for 90 days a year, compared with an average of 11 days now.
And changes in precipitation could mean a 50 percent decline in annual snowfall, punctuated by more frequent heavy storms such as nor’easters.
A flock of geese take flight at Lost Lake on the San Joaquin River in Fresno, Calif. on October 2, 2015. (Los Angeles Times)
By Jacques Leslie Feb 14, 2018 | 4:05 AM
On the eve of the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws, the Trump administration delivered a churlish anniversary present: It gutted the law.
Three days before Christmas, the U.S. Interior Department quietly issued a reinterpretation of the law, effective immediately. It freed private interests — most notably, energy companies — from criminal prosecutions and fines for the deaths of migratory birds killed by industrial practices.
The opinion is such an outlier that 17 former high-ranking government conservation officials, representing both parties, sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke denouncing it as a “new, contrived legal standard that creates a huge loophole in the MBTA, allowing companies to engage in activities that routinely kill migratory birds.” Signers of the letter included five of the six living former U.S. Fish and Wildlife directors and seven of the eight former migratory bird management chiefs who served under Presidents Nixon through Obama.
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act has provided the foundation of federal protection for birds in the United States since it was enacted in 1918.
- California faces a cascade of catastrophes as sea level rises, Los Angeles Times
- Will Self-Driving Cars Usher in a Transportation Utopia or Dystopia?, Yale Environment 360
- Keeping California’s dirty oil in the ground would be Jerry Brown’s most powerful legacy, Los Angeles Times
- Soil Power! The Dirty Way to a Green Planet, New York Times Sunday Review
- Four dams in the West are coming down— a victory wrapped in a defeat for smart water policy, Los Angeles Times
The Jimmy Dore Show
Published on May 13, 2016
Bernie Sanders told Alan Greenspan in 2003 that he is “way out of touch with the needs of the middle class and working families of our country.” Mr. Greenspan responded with characteristic smugness. Five years later, Alan Greenspan admitted he found a “flaw” in his economic model. Part 2 (Alan Greenspan’s Wife Goes After Bernie) ▶ https://youtu.be/Eol7sz8ioW4 Part 3 ▶ https://youtu.be/vKaRwQeJuIU Jimmy Dore breaks it down.
Published on Dec 1, 2017
PBS American Experience is Documentary on American history consistently among the best shows on television.Episode is Command and Control .For watching more American Experience series please subscribe my channel.