Daily Archives: May 7, 2019

Naomi Klein Interview on Climate Change, Political/ Market Failure, Green Energy, Popular Resistance

How Scientists Are Preparing Earth for an Incoming Asteroid | WIRED

How close will asteroid Apophis come to Earth?

How Wealth Rules the World & The Dictatorship of Property

BBC World Service – Newshour, Nature crisis: ‘Shocking’ report details threat to species


BBC – Newshour, UN says humans ‘threaten 1m species with extinction’


UNESCO hosts governments and experts for major global biodiversity meeting


Published on May 3, 2019

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) opened its 7th plenary session at UNESCO. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay welcomed the delegates, speaking on behalf of all four UN organizations (UNESCO, UNEP, FAO and UNDP) attending. “the world report that we will unveil in a few days will force us to face this dramatic degradation of biodiversity and to share this evidence with society as a whole. Our local, indigenous and scientific knowledge is proving that we have solutions”, said Ms. Azoulay.