Daily Archives: October 29, 2021

Sustainable Development

Study in Sweden– Streamed live 23 hours ago

Interested in studying in Sweden? Join us to hear from current students what it is really like to study Sustainable Development related programmes at Swedish universities. During the livestream they’ll even be answering questions from you – the audience! What will be covered? Academics, life in Sweden, and more!

La Palma volcano: Island braces for more quakes as volcano roars on • FR ANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English – Oct 29, 2021

Residents on Spain’s La Palma island braced for the possibility of bigger earthquakes that could compound the damage from a volcano spilling lava more than five weeks since it erupted.

Biden – Pope Francis meeting: Climate change and pandemic among topics to be discussed

FRANCE 24 English – Oct 29, 2021

US President Joe Biden, America’s second Catholic president, and his wife Jill will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican on October 29. France 24 Seema Gupta reports.

BBC World Service – Newshour, Oil executives face US congress

Senior executives of the multinational oil industry have been giving evidence to the Oversight Committee of the US Congress. They face claims that they misled the public and government over the role of fossil fuels in causing global warming, and repeatedly misrepresented the science, as far back as 1977. The oil representatives have denied that they or their companies misled anyone.

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BBC World Service – Newshour, Some UN forests emit more carbon dioxide than they absorb

New research shows that several UN-protected forests are now emitting more carbon dioxide than they can absorb, mostly because of wildfires.

Ten forest sites that enjoy World Heritage status from the UN’s scientific and cultural arm, Unesco are now said to be affected. It’s a change that has recently been observed in the world’s biggest rainforest, the Amazon.

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‘You Were Brought Here So Dems Can Beat The Crap Out Of You!’ Biggs Scolds Dems In Big Oil Hearing

The Hill – Oct 28, 2021

Thursday, Congressman Biggs defended oil executives from Democrats’ attacks, during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing entitled, “Fueling the Climate Crisis: Exposing Big Oils Disinformation Campaign to Prevent Climate Action”.