They say it’s impossible for one person to change the world… However, the hero of our story decided to prove everyone wrong. As he believes, the main thing is to know exactly what you want from life and pursue your goal with dedication. Then you’ll be bound to succeed…
Feds escalated their criminal probe into Trump’s former lawyer, raiding Rudy Giuliani’s apartment and office and seizing Giuliani’s electronics, including his laptop and iPad. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber explains how this can add to citizen Trump’s legal woes and other updates in the lawsuits he faces across the nation. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC
There are few more recognizable educators and orators than Cornel West – a philosopher, scholar, and civil rights activist whose searing speeches have educated and inspired many. He speaks with Walter Isaacson about why classics must remain in the curriculum; Biden’s first 100 days; and the legacy of West’s mother, the late Irene B. West.
The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century. Our academics work across more than 30 solutions-focused, pioneering research programmes that cut across disciplines to find solutions to the world’s most urgent challenges. From renewable energy to ocean sustainability, and from the future of work to tackling inequality, we foster ground-breaking collaborations between researchers working at the frontiers of knowledge. The unifying theme is that the research must be of the highest academic calibre, tackle issues of global significance, and could not have been undertaken without our support. Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk
The global pandemic has derailed progress toward the SDGs as developing countries now balance long-term investments in health, education, roads, electricity, and water with spending to protect lives and livelihoods. Bringing the SDGs within reach by 2030 will take a global effort from all stakeholders. The IMF has run the numbers and is publishing a framework for developing countries to consider policy choices that can raise long term growth and bring in private investments in SDG projects. In this conversation with Ian Goldin, Kristalina Georgieva will look at country case studies and the kinds of reforms each can make to move towards the SDGs by 2030. Although it looks as though the building blocks of prosperity have moved just a bit farther out of reach, the roadmap for how to get there is now clearer.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
This weblog explores the transition to a sustainable future on our finite planet. It provides links to current news, key documents from government sources and non-governmental organizations, as well as video documentaries about climate change, environmental ethics and environmental justice concerns.
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