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- The Lie That Underpins All Injustices Facing Black Americans | NowThis July 8, 2020
- Trump stokes division with comments about race July 7, 2020
- The Coronavirus Pandemic: Surging Cases, A Growing Crisis July 7, 2020
- Trump Pressures Governors to Reopen Schools – YouTube July 7, 2020
- Harvard, Princeton Roll Out Plans For Fall Amid Trump Pressure To Reopen | All In | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- The Lie That Underpins All Injustices Facing Black Americans | NowThis July 7, 2020
- Trump rebukes Fauci: We are in a good place on Covid-19 July 7, 2020
- The national impact of the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program July 7, 2020
- An Archaeology Of Catastrophe: Troy And The Collapse Of The Bronze Age July 7, 2020
- See Trump’s Own Family Call Him A Cheating, Traumatized “Clown” | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- More states are seeing ICUs reach capacity as coronavirus spreads July 7, 2020
- In government’s absence, Mexicans turn to cartels for pandemic aid July 7, 2020
- NEA president slams Trump’s idea to reopen schools July 7, 2020
- Trump-Linked Churches Get Big Pandemic Loans July 7, 2020
- South Africa considers renewed restrictions after virus surge July 7, 2020
- States Backpedal On Reopening Plans As Cases Surge July 7, 2020
- How Trump Linked Lobbyists Scored Big On Covid Funds July 7, 2020
- Trump Administration Gives Formal Notice Of Withdrawal From WHO | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- Indigenous lawyer: Pipeline construction is “clear, obvious environmental racism” July 7, 2020
- “A Dream That Comes True”: Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest July 7, 2020
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- Nick Estes: Trump’s July 4 stunt violated longstanding treaties recognizing Indigenous sovereignty July 7, 2020
- “He Wasn’t Invited”: How Trump’s Racist Mt. Rushmore Celebration Violated Indigenous Sovereignty July 7, 2020
- Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Indigenous Resistance to Climate Change July 7, 2020
- Indigenous Historian Nick Estes on Toppling Statues, Racist Team Names & COVID-19 in Indian Country July 7, 2020
- How Black & Indigenous Groups Won the Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline July 7, 2020
- The US Should Stop Lying About Its History July 7, 2020
- Stir Crazy! Episode #63: No More Whitewashed History July 7, 2020
- Microbiologist: COVID-19 mutations will change how we live July 7, 2020
- Tranformative Technologies: How COVID-19 Has Forced Change in Industries Old & New July 7, 2020
- WATCH LIVE: College officials testify on future of higher education amid COVID-19 July 7, 2020
- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive For Coronavirus | Andrea Mitchell | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- Greta Thunberg & UNICEF Help Kids During COVID-19 | NowThis July 7, 2020
- UNICEF – “We are the coronavirus gen.” July 7, 2020
- Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses COVID-19 with Sen. Doug Jones | LIVE | NowThis July 7, 2020
- Impact of COVID-19 on education | UNICEF July 7, 2020
- High-Level Political Forum 2020 (HLPF 2020) .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform July 7, 2020
- Opening of the 2020 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2020) July 7, 2020
- DRK rejects talks ahead of U.S. envoy’s visit to ROK July 7, 2020
- Doc: Close Conditions At Trump’s AZ Rally Are ‘Terrifying’ | The 11th Hour | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- Thanks To COVID-19, ‘Americans Are Too Dangerous To Be Let Out Of Our Own Country’ | All In | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- Covid survivors may face life-long brain injuries – BBC News July 7, 2020
- Amazon’s Jeff Bezos: The richest person in the world – BBC News July 7, 2020
- The Resilient Recovery Series: Climate Finance for a Sustainable Future July 7, 2020
- Can coronavirus be defeated without addressing homelessness? July 7, 2020
- Republican Governors Hate Themselves For Taking Trump’s Advice July 7, 2020
- ‘Trump Is A Threat To Our Nation’: Hundreds Of Ex-Staffers Under George W. Bush Endorse Biden July 7, 2020
- Former CIA Director Says Trump ‘Unfit For This High-Esteemed Office’ | Deadline | MSNBC July 7, 2020
- A Brief But Spectacular take on turning COVID-19 grief into action July 7, 2020
Daily Archives: July 27, 2018
Published on May 5, 2014
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/population-… Population statistics are like crystal balls — when examined closely, they can help predict a country’s future (and give important clues about the past). Kim Preshoff explains how using a visual tool called a population pyramid helps policymakers and social scientists make sense of the statistics, using three different countries’ pyramids as examples. Lesson by Kim Preshoff, animation by TED-Ed.
Climate change resulting from human activities made the current Europe-wide heatwave more than twice as likely to occur, say scientists
Researchers compared the current high temperatures with historical records from seven weather stations, in different parts of Europe.
Their preliminary report found that the “signal of climate change is unambiguous,” in this summer’s heat.
They also say the scale of the heatwave in the Arctic is unprecedented.
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- Regular heatwaves ‘will kill thousands’
The scale and breadth of the current heat being experienced across Europe has prompted many questions about the influence of global warming on extreme events.
To try and see if there is a connection, researchers defined a heatwave as the three warmest consecutive days in a year and looked at data from seven weather stations, in Finland, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.
They chose these locations because they all had digitised records dating back to the early 1900s, unlike the UK. The team also used computer models to assess the scale of human-influenced climate change.
The researchers found that in the weather stations in the Netherlands, Ireland and Denmark, climate change has generally increased the odds of the current heatwave by more than two-fold.
19 July 2018
Rising sea levels will soon destroy underground US internet cables, scientists warn
‘The expectation was that we’d have 50 years to plan for it. We don’t have 50 years’
by Josh Gabbatiss, Science Correspondent, The Independent, July 17, 2018
Underground internet cables criss-crossing coastal regions will be inundated by rising seas within the next 15 years, according to a new study.
Thousands of miles of fibre optic cables are under threat in US cities like New York, Seattle and Miami, and could soon be out of action unless steps are taken to protect them.
The report, presented at a meeting of internet network researchers in Montreal, is among the first to reveal the damage a changing climate will cause for the network of cables and data centres that underpins so much of modern life.
What shocked computer scientist Professor Paul Barford and his colleagues most when they investigated the effect of rising tides on US cities was the speed at which the internet will be compromised.
“Most of the damage that’s going to be done in the next 100 years will be done sooner than later,” said Professor Barford, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Published on Aug 31, 2017
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Published on Oct 31, 2011
Subscribe to NPR! http://bit.ly/NPRsubscribe It was just over two centuries ago that the global population was 1 billion — in 1804. But better medicine and improved agriculture resulted in higher life expectancy for children, dramatically increasing the world population, especially in the West. As higher standards of living and better health care are reaching more parts of the world, the rates of fertility — and population growth — have started to slow down, though the population will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. U.N. forecasts suggest the world population could hit a peak of 10.1 billion by 2100 before beginning to decline. But exact numbers are hard to come by — just small variations in fertility rates could mean a population of 15 billion by the end of the century. Produced by Adam Cole Cinematography by Maggie Starbard