Daily Archives: September 15, 2022

China’s Belt & Road Initiative

Sep 15, 2022

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the Belt & Road Initiative in Kazakhstan. Today, the two countries are working on more than 50 joint projects. On the Heat, Einar Tangen discusses the significance of President Xi’s trip to Kazakhstan and China’s investment in Central Asia. #heat

Lawrence: Another One Of Trump’s Lawyers Is In Very Serious Trouble

Sep 14, 2022

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell explains the legal trouble that Donald Trump’s lawyer could face after newly unredacted portions of the search warrant affidavit revealed FPOTUS COUNSEL 1 did not tell the truth about where classified documents were held at Mar-a-Lago and we also learned the FBI subpoenaed six months of surveillance video from Trump’s Florida home.

Trump warns of “big problems” if he’s indicted

Sep 15, 2022

Former President Donald Trump warned there could be unrest if he’s indicted over classified documents seized from Mar-a-Lago. Major Garrett reports.

Towards a UN Declaration of Rights of Mother Nature. GARN ECI Webinar

Sep 15, 2022

This is the recording of the webinar “Towards a UN Declaration of Rights of Mother Nature: Bridging Ethical Sustainability and the Recognition of Nature Rights”. Organized by: Global Alliance of the Rights of Nature and Earth Charter International. 14 September 2022

Panelists: Kathryn Gwiazdon : Executive Director of Center for Environmental Ethics and Law Cormac Cullinan: Executive Director of Wild Law, Executive Community member of GARN Natalia Greene: Office Director and Co-founder of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature

Introductory remarks: Mirian Vilela: Executive Director of Earth Charter International

Moderator: Franziska Benz, University for Peace student

Host: Alicia Jimenez, Director of Programmes, Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development

Unexpected migrants strain Martha’s Vineyard

Sep 15, 2022

A Martha’s Vineyard official is describing the desperate scramble to help dozens of immigrants sent to the Mass. island by Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis without notifying local authorities. (Sept. 15) (AP Video: Rodrique Ngowi)

Unexpected migrants strain Martha’s Vineyard

Sep 15, 2022

A Martha’s Vineyard official is describing the desperate scramble to help dozens of immigrants sent to the Mass. island by Florida’s Republican Gov. Ro

European Parliament says Hungary is no longer a ‘full democracy’ • FRANCE 24 English

Sep 15, 2022

Hungary is no longer a “full democracy” and the EU needs to do everything to bring it back into line with European values, the European Parliament said Thursday.

From Fires to Floods to Sea Level Rise, Human-Induced Climate Crisis Is Severely Disrupting Earth

Democracy Now! – Aug 9, 2021

We continue to discuss the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which details the damage of climate change already underway around the world and warns that much worse is yet to come unless governments drastically reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The report tallies the losses from human-induced climate change “in an absolutely scientifically verifiable and attributable manner,” says climate scientist Saleemul Huq, director of the International Center for Climate Change and Development in Bangladesh. “The path to keeping it below 1.5 degrees is diminishing by the hour.” We also continue with Kim Cobb and Bob Kopp, two lead authors of the new IPCC report.

Africa’s climate emergency: Hotspots and what needs to happen to avoid a climate crisis? | DW News

DW News – Aug 15, 2021

A landmark UN climate report says there is no doubt that human activities are contributing to raising the global surface temperature. The report shows that efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have been insufficient over the past decades. And the earth is now warmer than it’s been in thousands of years. Africa remains the most vulnerable continent despite contributing the least to greenhouse gas emissions. Across the continent, Climate Change, felt through recurring floods and droughts is producing millions of refugees each year.

Climate Change one of Africa’s biggest issues

CGTN Africa – May 7, 2021

Parts of Africa are being ravaged by natural disasters at a frequency not seen in many decades. Counties in Eastern Africa are still struggling to deal with the worst invasion of desert locusts in nearly a century. Before that, Mozambique was battered by 2 tropical cyclones for the first time in recorded history. Here’s CGTN’s Ramah Nyang, exploring why Climate Change is one of – if not the largest issue – facing many African economies today.