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What Do We Know About China and Climate? From Copenhagen (2009) to Hamburg (2017) | EV & N #250 – CCTV With the collapse of U.S. international leadership after Trump withdrew from the Paris accord, China is likely to become the de facto global leader on climate issues.

How Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Undermines Civil Rights & Favors Predatory Lenders Over Students

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 17, 2017 – Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, joins us to discuss recent developments with billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, a longtime backer of charter schools and vouchers for private … Continue reading

Penguins, Polar Bears and Civilization: Vanishing Polar Ice and Human Climate Vulnerability | EV & N #249 – CCTV “Post-Columbian” cities, established as marine ports, will inevitably collapse as global sea-level rises faster than they can cope. Or view on YouTube: For the news of the Antarctic ice movement this week his week (12 July 2017) … Continue reading

The Cascading Collapse of American Leadership in World Affairs: The Aftermath of Trump’s Withdrawal from the Paris Global Climate Accord | EV & N 248 | CCTV President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris global climate agreement has triggered the cascading collapse of US influence around the world.  The United States was marginalized and completely isolated at the meeting of the G20 countries in Hamburg, … Continue reading

Naomi Klein: Climate Movement Is Growing Even More Ambitious as U.S. Goes Rogue & Exits Paris Accord

Democracy Now! Published on Jun 13, 2017 – The United States has refused to sign on to a G7 pledge saying the 2015 landmark Paris climate accord is “irreversible.” On Monday, the U.S. said it would not join the … Continue reading

“America First” makes America Last: Political Leaders, Citizens and Scientists Dismayed by U.S. Withdrawal from Global Climate Accord | EV & N – 247 – CCTV President Trump’s pursuit of an “America First” posture has diminished America’s world standing and vastly degraded America’s resources while it has simultaneously ravaged the poor and vulnerable members of society and enriched the country’s wealthiest individuals and … Continue reading

In Dominican Republic, Rising Sea Levels Force Relocations | Here & Now

May 31, 2017 By Mariana Dale, KJZZ Maria Isabel Reyes watched workers pack up her life. “I feel nervous,” she said. (Mariana Dale/KJZZ) The World Bank estimates the Dominican Republic will be one of the countries most affected by … Continue reading

Climate Matters – Acceptance & Avoidance Among Evangelicals

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Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere

Democracy Now! Published on May 25, 2017 – Swedish prosecutors recently dropped the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has always denied the allegations, which he calls a pretext for his ultimate extradition … Continue reading

Climate Change, Soils and Humans as a Keystone Species in the Global Ecosystem | EV & N – 246 – CCTV Past CCRA-CCTV Webcasts Building soil to capture and “fix” carbon from the atmosphere through plant growth is the most helpful strategy humans can undertake collectively on a large scale to address climate change.  Carbon capture and storage (CCS) processes … Continue reading