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Janet Yellen Urges Lawmakers To ‘Act Big’ To Revive Pandemic-Stricken Economy | Here & Now

https://dcs.megaphone.fm/BUR1733896956.mp3 January 19, 2021 Janet Yellen is urging lawmakers to pass President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion-dollar economic relief package, despite concerns about the proposal’s large price tag and the mounting national debt. Yellen told Senate lawmakers Tuesday now is the … Continue reading

Myles Allen, Kaya Axelsson, Sam Fankhauser & Steve Smith in conversation: “Net zero – why and how?”

•Streamed live on Jan 18, 2021 The first discussion in the Oxford Net Zero Series, hosted by the Oxford Martin School, hones in on the fundamental motivation of the research programme: ‘Why net zero?’. Join the Oxford Net Zero Initiative’s … Continue reading

Myles Allen, Kaya Axelsson, Sam Fankhauser & Steve Smith in conversation: “Net zero – why and how?”

Oxford Martin School Streamed live on Jan 18, 2021 The first discussion in the Oxford Net Zero Series, hosted by the Oxford Martin School, hones in on the fundamental motivation of the research programme: ‘Why net zero?’. Join the Oxford … Continue reading

Where Do We Stand Now? Greta, the Scientists, the Dali Lama, the Pope and “we, the people…” | EV & N 374 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20210117-EV&N-374a-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/760736 YouTube Version Greta Thunburg, & the Dali Lama discuss dangerous climate feedback mechanisms with scientists focusing on  Arctic methane release and the world’s forests, agricultural lands and soils which can function either to release or sequester carbon depending … Continue reading

Drawing the Wrong Conclusions – An Anthropologist Looks at History: Cultural Mistake s Since 1492 | EV & N 373 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20210110-EV&N-373-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/759895 YouTube Version Americans have been deluded by a misplaced metaphor for several hundred years.  A fundamental change in self-understanding is required for the collective survival of industrial civilization. See related: Overcoming the Multiple Legacies of European Colonialism: Can … Continue reading

Colonization Fueled Ebola: Dr. Paul Farmer on “Fevers, Feuds & Diamonds” & Lessons from West Africa

Democracy Now! Published on Jan 1, 2021 We continue our conversation with medical anthropologist Dr. Paul Farmer, whose new book, “Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds,” tells the story of his efforts to fight Ebola in 2014 and how the history of … Continue reading

Global Crisis: War, Climate Change, & Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century by Geoffrey Parker

How to account for decades of worldwide war, revolution, and human suffering in the seventeenth century? A master historian uncovers the disturbing answer. Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides – the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were not only unprecedented, … Continue reading

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Some Elements in an Historical Archaeology of The Atlantic Trade System:What Will Count as Evidence? Part 1 | EV & N 369 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20201213-EV&N-369-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/753945 YouTube Version The Atlantic trade system that evolved over the last five hundred + years since 1492 needs to to be reconstructed from multiple resources including documents, ethno-botanical research, soil science, field excavations, cartographic history, historical epidemiology, the … Continue reading

Divers information on the romantic history of St. Croix;; containing much information of value to the reader about Whim Greathouse & old plantation days, the story of sugar & rum; description of life on a Cruzan plantation; the story of the sugar cane plant; Alexander Hamilton”s account of a terrible hurricane; & the story of our famous governor, Peter von Scholten. Also the connection between rum and the American revolution : Florence Lewisohn

From the introduction of this 72 page book: “St. Croix today is an hospitable island that has a little of everything except cold weather. The island has changed remarkably since Columbus discovered it in 1493 and was driven off by … Continue reading

NEW EVIDENCE of Templar Survival | Buried: Knights Templar & the Holy Grail (S1, E3) | History

HISTORY Published on Dec 4, 2020 Join Lawrence Fishburne as he uncovers the truth behind the strangest mysteries of all time in History’s Greatest Mysteries: Solved – Armed with insight into two centuries of Templar survival strategies and battle tactics, … Continue reading